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The Walt Disney Company
Public
Tradit as NYSEDIS
Dow Jones Industrial
Average Component

S&P 500 Component
Industry Mass media
Foondit Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.[1]
(16 October 1923 (1923-10-16))
Foonder Walt an Roy Disney
Heidquarters Walt Disney Studios,
500 S. Buena Vista Street,
Burbank, Californie
, Unitit States
Aurie served
Warldwide
Key fowk
Bob Iger (Chairman & CEO)
Products Cable televeesion, publishin,
movies, theme pairks,
broadcastin, radio, wab portals
Services Licensin
Revenue Increase US$55.632 billion (2016)[2]
Increase US$15.721 billion (2016)[2]
Increase US$9.391 billion (2016)[2]
Tot assets Increase US$92.033 billion (2016)[2]
Tot equity Decrease US$47.323 billion (2016)[2]
Nummer o employees
166,000 (2012)
Diveesions
Subsidiaries
Wabsteid www.thewaltdisneycompany.com

The Walt Disney Company, commonly kent as Disney, is an American diversified multinaitional mass media corporation heidquartered in Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, Californie. It is the lairgest media conglomerate in the warld in terms o revenue.[3] Disney wis foondit on October 16, 1923, bi Walt an Roy Disney as the Disney Brithers Cartoon Studio, an established itself as a leader in the American animation industry afore diversifyin intae live-action film production, televeesion, an travel. Takin on its current name in 1986, it expandit its existin operations an an aa stairtit diveesions focused upon theater, radio, muisic, publishin, an online media. In addeetion, Disney haes creatit new diveesions o the company in order tae mercat mair matur content than it typically associates wi its flagship faimily-orientit brands.

The company is baist kent for the products o its film studio, the Walt Disney Studios, an the day ane o the lairgest an baist-kent studios in Hollywid. Disney an aa awns an operates the ABC broadcast televeesion network; cable televeesion networks such as Disney Chainel, ESPN, A+E Networks, LifeTime an ABC Faimily; publishin, merchandisin, an theatre diveesions; an awns an licenses 14 theme parks aroond the warld. It an aa haes a successful muisic diveesion. The company haes been a component o the Dow Jones Industrial Average syne May 6, 1991. An early an well-kent cartoon creation o the company, Mickey Mouse, is the offeecial mascot o The Walt Disney Company.

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  1. "Company History". Corporate Information. The Walt Disney Company. Retrieved August 30, 2008. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "The Walt Disney Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for Fiscal 2016" (PDF) (Press release). The Walt Disney Company. November 10, 2016. pp. 1, 12–14. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on Januar 18, 2017. Retrieved Februar 25, 2017. 
  3. Siklos, Richard (Februar 9, 2009). "Why Disney wants DreamWorks". CNN/Money. Retrieved Februar 9, 2009. 

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