Disney's CFO Measures the Mouse

Tom Staggs talks about ABC, theme-park attendence, merchandising, and movies -- and the heat coming from big shareholders

Walt Disney (DIS ) has had its share of controversy lately: Sales and earnings are slumping, its ABC network is fourth in the ratings race, and several board members are after CEO Michael Eisner to turn around the company. Shareholders are clearly restless. The stock is down to $19.50, from a one-year high of about $30 in late June, 2001 (see BW Online, 6/24/02, "Is Disney "Unduly Beat Up"?).

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.