ESPN and Theme Parks Drive Disney Profits

Revenue rose 6 percet to USD 9,6 billion in Q1 – profit even up 21 percent to USD 1,14 billion. The company´s movie studio swung to a loss of USD 84 million (the John-Carter write-down).

Quite interesting: The giant´s interactive division (mainly disney.com and Playdom) lost USD 70 million in the last quarter – which totals Disney´s losses in interactive media to USD 1,19 billion since 2008!

But the strength of Disney´s television portfolio still stes it apart from most of its media rivals.

Full story: ESPN and Theme Parks Drive Disney Profits – NYTimes.com.

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