At the end of the 2013 fiscal year, the Walt Disney Company reported taking in a total of $11.57 billion in the fourth quarter for an overall profit of $1.39 billion for the quarter. As of May 2014, the Walt Disney Company was worth approximately $143 billion.Continue Reading
In 2014, Forbes ranked Disney as being among the world's top 20 most valuable brands. The company makes much of its money from broadcasting and cable ventures as well as from its successful theme parks and resorts.
For the 2013 fiscal year, media networks made up a total of $4.9 billion in revenue and $1.4 billion in operating income for the company. The Walt Disney Company operates Disney Channel, ESPN and ABC, with Disney Channel and ESPN being the most profitable.
After media networks, the second-largest segment of revenue for the company in 2013 came from Disney's parks and resorts, which are located throughout the world. Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California experienced fiscal growth. The Tokyo Disney Resort also experienced growth, but the revenue from Disneyland Paris decreased in 2013. The Walt Disney Company reported that much of the revenue from its parks in 2013 was earned thanks to increases in food, merchandise and ticket prices.Learn more about Corporations