Marvel, `Star Wars' to Boost Disney Earnings: Amobi

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Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- S&P Capital IQ's Tuna Amobi comments on Walt Disney Co.'s fourth-quarter earnings and outlook. He speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." (Source: Bloomberg)

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How is that translating into higher spending and ticket prices to mark -- to get prices?

-- ticket prices?

The fiscal year that they just wrapped up, they saw a record attendance at the international parks thanks to a lot of attractions that they launched over the past 18-24 months.

They have car land at disneyland.

They also have fantasy land in orlando.

That drove a lot of traffic.

The learner of the disney name, the iconic disney brand -- the lure of the disney name, the iconic disney brand -- what does it say about disposable income?

It is ironic when you think about it.

The parts are traditionally meant for consumer spending.

That has been a surprise.

You have to go along with that to get these consecutive series of quarterly record performances.

How much are disney and other big media companies benefiting from fees they collect from satellite and cable pay-tv providers to?

That has been a theme for disney.

They are able to renew their contract with pay-tv it elliott at a higher level.

-- pay-tv providers at a higher level.

There are a few more to come.

We are seeing that translate to high-single and low-double level growth.

Disney will produce a marvel tv series for netflix.

They set a release date for the star wars episode seven.

That is december 18, 2015. what does that mean for the company's online?

Two pieces of news came out today.

Marvel continues to deliver.

On the upside, that acquisition has rubin to be -- proven to be good for disney.

Star wars has dropped a lot of coins into the bottom line for disney.

We are optimistic that marvel and lucasfilms will deliver.

Interactive revenue it disney has more than doubled to $396 million.

It did squeak out its second orderly profit.

Since late 2008. sales of the infinity, as well as the licensing agreement for the mobile games into -- in japan -- how much are they expecting for this particular division going forward to?

80 doubt a small profit.

That is a major milestone.

They are very well positioned with this new infinity game console that they just launched.

In time for the holiday season.

That will be a major contributor looking ahead.

To not, we have a minute left.

--tuna, we have a minute left.

How much are higher programming costs specifically for football and baseball weighing on espn?

The network produces 40% of disney earnings.

They were affected by programming costs.

The most important thing to take away is that espn was affected by revenue from last year, which was really an accounting issue.

If you look beyond that to the fundamentals, espn has continued to be strong.

We have reason to believe that espn will not continue -- will continue to be a strong contributor to disney for the fiscal year.

They have gotten past be

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