Some Disney financial facts and data:

Disney has around 185,000 employees, and an annual revenue of US$M 52,465.0

“The company recorded revenues of $52,465 million during the financial year ended October 2015 (FY2015), an increase of 7.5% over FY2014. In FY2015, the US and Canada, the company’s largest geographic market, accounted for 76.9% of the total revenues.”

Walt Disney generates revenues through five business segments: media networks (44.3% of the total revenues in FY2015), Parks and Resorts (30.8%), studio entertainment (14%), consumer products (8.6%) and interactive (2.2%). (We will be focusing on the media networks, studio entertainment, and interactive segments). In FY2015, the media networks segment recorded revenues of $23,264 million, an increase of 10% over FY2014. The studio entertainment segment recorded revenues of $7,366 million in FY2015, an increase of 1.2% over FY2014. The interactive segment recorded revenues of $1,174 million in FY2015, a decrease of 9.6% as compared to FY2014.

For the most part, the company is doing very well, recording a majority of FY (Fiscal Years) increases from the previous year. How did the company fare in years past, with the rise of the Internet and technology?

 

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(Steady increase in “Revenue” for the Walt Disney Company from 2014-2016)

 

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