News summary: Disney 4Q profit in line with views
- Article by: The Associated Press
- Associated Press
- November 8, 2012 - 5:55 PM
DISNEY IN-LINE: The Walt Disney Co. said its fourth-quarter earnings through September rose 14 percent to $1.24 billion, or 68 cents per share. The results matched analysts' expectations.
AD OUTLOOK: Ad sales were flat at ESPN, partly because the Olympics on NBC drew away viewers and advertisers. The pace of ad sales at ESPN for the current quarter is down from a year ago, partly because viewers focused on the presidential election.
SHARE ACTION: Shares fell $1.29, or 2.6 percent, to $48.75 in after-hours trading after the results were announced.
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