Company

Disney

Official Name: The Walt Disney Company

Headquarters: Burbank, CA, United States

Founded: October 16, 1923

Employees: 152,000

CEO: Mr. Robert A. Chapek

NYSE: DIS +0.01%

Market Cap

$167.75 Billion

USD as of Jan. 1, 2024

Market Cap History

Company Description

Founded in 1923, the Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is a diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate. It is notably involved in film studios through Walt Disney Studios and 21st Century Fox. Other main divisions include Walt Disney parks, experiences and consumer products, Disney Media Networks which owns and operates cable television networks (ABC broadcast network, Disney Channel, ESPN, A&E Networks and Freeform) and the new Disney+ video-on-demand service, notably launched to develop new ways to monetize the company's content and compete against Netflix, and other VOD services.

Disney market capitalization over time

Evolution of The Walt Disney Company market cap in the past 5 years

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Market Cap History of The Walt Disney Company

Detailed Description

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution; and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. The company engages in the film and episodic television content production and distribution activities, as well as operates television broadcast networks under the ABC, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star brands; and studios that produces motion pictures under the Walt Disney Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Searchlight Pictures banners. It also offers direct-to-consumer streaming services through Disney+, Disney+ Hotstar, ESPN+, Hulu, and Star+; sale/licensing of film and television content to third-party television and subscription video-on-demand services; theatrical, home entertainment, and music distribution services; staging and licensing of live entertainment events; and post-production services by Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound. In addition, the company operates theme parks and resorts, such as Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; Disneyland Resort in California; Disneyland Paris; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort; and Shanghai Disney Resort; Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, National Geographic Expeditions, and Adventures by Disney as well as Aulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii; licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort; and provides consumer products, which include licensing of trade names, characters, visual, literary, and other IP for use on merchandise, published materials, and games. Further, it sells branded merchandise through retail, online, and wholesale businesses; and develops and publishes books, comic books, and magazines. The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

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Stocks & Indices

The Walt Disney Company has the following listings and related stock indices.


Stock: NYSE: DIS wb_incandescent

Product & Services

Television, publishing, films, music, video games, amusement parks, streaming, broadcasting, radio, web portals, Licensing

Key People

Founder(s): Walt Disney Roy O. Disney

Susan Arnold (Chairwoman) Bob Chapek (CEO)

Financials

Revenue: US$67.418 billion (2021)

Operating income: US$7.766 billion (2021)

Net income: US$1.995 billion (2021)


Total assets: US$203.609 billion (2021)

Total equity: US$93.011 billion (2021)

Details

Headquarters:

500 South Buena Vista Street

Burbank, CA 91521

United States

Phone: 818-560-1000