The Walt Disney Company - additional information
The Walt Disney Company is a mass media corporation, initially founded in 1923. The company is most recognized from its film studio, Walt Disney Studios, and from its 14 different theme parks around the world. In addition, it has the highest revenue stream of all media companies, partially attained through many television networks such as ABC, ESPN and the Disney Channel.
The Walt Disney Company earned a global revenue of 45.04 billion U.S. dollars in 2013. Based on different geographic regions, the company earned the most from the North American region. The United States and Canada brought in approximately 34.02 billion U.S. dollars. On the other hand, revenue from Europe only amounted to roughly 6.18 billion U.S. dollars. When compared on a yearly basis from 2010 to 2013, revenues have increased for the company in North America, the Asia Pacific, Latin America and other continents. However, revenues have slightly sunk in Europe, dropping from 6.55 billion in 2010 to 6.18 billion in 2013. The most significant increase in revenue occurred in North America, soaring from about 28.28 billion in 2010 to 34.02 billion in 2013.
Additionally, net income has correspondingly increased from 2010 to 2013, rising from 3.96 billion U.S. dollars in 2010 to 6.14 billion U.S. dollars. There was also a slight increase in total assets, having an all-time high value of 81.24 billion U.S. dollars. In 2016, Disney was second most reputable company in the world.