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- Who is the player?
The Walt Disney Company is a US-based diversified worldwide entertainment company with activities spanning cable and broadcast TV, media networks, film production and distribution, theme parks and resorts, and licensed consumer products. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
Recent years have seen Disney pursue a comprehensive expansion strategy, acquiring popular franchises (Star Wars, Marvel) and animation studios (Pixar) and leveraging their content across all of its activities, from movies to theme parks and consumer products. More recently, Disney completed its merger with 21st Century Fox, adding several new cable networks, TV content and other media properties to its media activities. In 2017, Disney also launched its own streaming platforms, ESPN+ and Disney+, which will become the exclusive providers of its sports content and Disney-themed movies and franchises. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Large portfolio of popular franchises and media networks with wide coverage
Extensive international presence and leadership position in entertainment […]
Strong reliance on US & Canadian markets (76% of revenues in 2018)
Rising operational costs and expenses […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, Theme park admission revenues, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.