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

S&P 500 Component
Industry Mass media
Foondit Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.[1]
(October 16, 1923 (1923-10-16))
Foonder Walt an Roy Disney
Heidquarters Walt Disney Studios,
500 S. Buena Vista Street,
Burbank, Californie
, Unitit States
Aurie served
Key fowk
Bob Iger (Chairman & CEO)
Products Cable televeesion, publishin,
movies, theme pairks,
broadcastin, radio, wab portals
Services Licensin
Revenue Increase US$ 42.278 billion (2012)[2]
Increase US$ 09.260 billion (2012)[2]
Increase US$ 05.682 billion (2012)[2]
Tot assets Increase US$ 74.898 billion (2012)[2]
Tot equity Increase US$ 39.759 billion (2012)[2]
Nummer o employees
166,000 (2012)[2]

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 2.5 "WDC 10-K 2012 Annual Report" (PDF). The Walt Disney Company. 
  3. Siklos, Richard (Februar 9, 2009). "Why Disney wants DreamWorks". CNN/Money. Retrieved Februar 9, 2009. 

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