Disney leads the ranking in media and entertainment

Bob Iger, CEO, The Walt Disney Company

According to data disclosed by the consultant SNL Kagan, The Walt Disney Company heads the ranking of 25 major media companies and entertainment, with $6,200 million in net revenue in 2012, marking an increase of 17.4% compared to 2011.

And that is only the last year, the success of the film Los Vengadores, left Disney earnings of $623.4 millon in the U.S. and $1.510 millon worldwide. Concerning revenue, Disney reported $42.280 million dollars, surpassing in a 3.4% the 2011 numbers.

“2012 was an exceptional year for Disney, along with Marvel had a fantastic year with the extraordinary success of the Los Vengadores, that became the third Blockbuster in history, being a global phenomenom and an important franchise for us”, commented Bob Iger, CEO of the company.

Behind Disney is placed Time Warner, with net profits of $3,000 million dollars and Thomson Reuters with $2,100 million, company that last year was ranked 89th. Within the new platforms, highlights the entry of Coinstar ranked 24th and Netflix ranked 17th.

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