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