Analysis Of Walt Disney 's The Disney Company

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The Walt Disney Company Walt and Roy Disney founded the Walt Disney Company on October 16 of 1923, as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. Established leader in the American animation industry that began with the Creation of Mickey Mouse; today, the Walt Disney Company is a diversified worldwide entertainment company. The company is the largest media conglomerate in the world and represents a collection of brands includes ESPN, ABC, Pixar and Marvel. The Walt Disney Company has different divisions: - Medias networks (Disney Channel, ABC Family, ESPN…) - Park and Resorts (Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Park) - Studio entertainment (Marvel, Pixar, Walt Disney Pictures) - Consumer products (Disney Store) - Interactive medias…show more content…
So I selected this sector and more specifically the Walt Disney Company and Time Warner because they are both American’s companies and mostly because I 'm a big fan of Walt Disney‘s cartoons. Financial analysis Liquidity Ratios What is it? Liquidity ratios measure the relationship between a firm’s liquid assets and it’s current liabilities. In other words, liquidity ratios are used to determine the availability of cash of a company to pay its debts. Current Ratio The current ratio measures the dollars of current assets available to pay each dollar of current liabilities. Current ratio= (Current assets)/(Current liabilities). Walt Disney Company Time Warner Broadcasting and Entertainment sector: Average 2014 1.14 1.48 2013 1.21 1.53 1.19 2012 1.07 1.35 1.36 2011 1.14 1.51 1.31 Disney’s current ratio decrease from 2013 to 2014, Time Warner’s current ratio decrease too but less than Disney. In 2013, the industry average was 1.19 times. Both companies had more cash and other liquid assets (or current assets) available to pay its bills (or current liabilities). Time Warner has more resources to pay its bills than Disney since 3 years, but in 2012 both of them were under the industry average. Quick Ratio The quick ratio measures a firm’s ability to pay off short-term obligations without relying on inventory sales. Quick ratio= (Current
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