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Stock Report: Walt Disney Company (DIS) Report Updated: Nov 17, 2014 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company’s Media Networks segment includes broadcast television network, television production and distribution, television stations, broadcast radio networks, radio stations, and publishing and digital operations. It operates the ABC Television Network and 8 owned television stations, the ESPN Radio Network and Radio Disney Network, and 35 owned radio stations. This segment also produces, licenses, and distributes cable and animated television programming; and operates ABC-, ESPN-, ABC Family-, and SOAPnet-branded Internet businesses. The company’s Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that includes theme parks; resort hotels; a retail, dining, and entertainment complex; a sports complex; conference centers; campgrounds; water parks; and other recreational facilities, as well as the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also manages and markets the Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, the Adventures by Disney, and mixed-use Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii; manages Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort; and licenses the operations of the Tokyo Disneyland Resort in Japan. Its Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings, and live stage plays. The company’s Consumer Products segment licenses Disney characters, and visual and literary properties to manufacturers, retailers, show promoters, and publishers; operates The Disney Store and DisneyStore.com; publishes books and magazines; and operates English language learning centers. Its Disney Interactive Media Group segment creates and delivers Disney-branded entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms, including online, mobile, and video game consoles. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

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