New York Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Shares in Comcast, Time Warner, 21st Century Fox, CBS, Viacom, Discovery and AMC Networks all were down, with some plunging by as much as 12 percent in midday trading.
Financial Times  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Shares tumble amid sell-off in media sector
CNNMoney.com  Aug 5  Comment 
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Yahoo  Aug 5  Comment 
"Given Time Warner's unchanged guidance, the beat is likely due to timing of revenue and costs," CLSA analyst Vasily Karasyov wrote in a note to clients. Time Warner is trying to grab a larger share of the video-streaming market as consumers...
Benzinga  Aug 5  Comment 
Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) reported upbeat results for the second quarter on Wednesday. The New York-based company reported a quarterly profit of $971 million, or $1.16 per share, versus a year-ago profit of $850 million, or $0.95 per share....
Wall Street Journal  Aug 5  Comment 
Clusterstock  Aug 5  Comment 
(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc reported a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher revenue at its Turner network and Warner Bros. studio. The company's net income rose to $971 million, or $1.16 per share, in the second quarter ended...
TheStreet.com  Aug 4  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Time Warner Inc. is scheduled to announce its earnings results for the second quarter of 2015 before the market open on Wednesday morning. Analysts are anticipating a year-over-year increase in earnings and revenue for...
Forbes  Aug 3  Comment 
Turner networks was able to sell most of their upfront inventory with higher ad rates for the 2015-16 television season. These factors likely provided a lift to Time Warner's Q2 earnings. Furthermore, HBO will see an uptick in revenues from its...
TheStreet.com  Aug 3  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Time Warner price target was increased to $105 from $94 at MKM Partners, which reiterated its "buy" rating. "We believe Time Warner remains on track to deliver double digit EPS growth in 2015 and has multiple drivers in...
New York Times  Jul 31  Comment 
A full-floor penthouse near the pinnacle of the south tower of the Time Warner Center is the sale of the week.


Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) (formerly AOL Time Warner) is one of the world’s largest media conglomerates. It operates Time Warner Cable and TV programming and magazines such as Time Inc., Warner Brothers, and HBO. Its publishing business segments have been hard hit with falling advertising revenue. In December 2009, AOL was spun-off from Time Warner, making it an independent company again for the first time since the beginning of the 2000's.[1] Time Warner Cable (TWC) was spun off from the company in March 2009.[2]

Although its filmed entertainment business produces successful block buster movies like “The Dark Knight” and franchises like “Harry Potter” and “Ocean’s”, a continuing trend of falling movie theater attendance is troublesome for the company; this decrease can be attributed to high priced movie tickets along with poor economic conditions, and as HDTV’s become more inexpensive and home theater systems more affordable, consumers will switch to the latter option.

Company Overview

Business Segments

Time Warner operates three business segments: Filmed Entertainment, Networks, and Publishing

Filmed Entertainment (40% of revenue)[3]

Time Warner, under Warner Bros. Entertainment Group and New Line Cinema Corporation, produces and distributes theatrical motion pictures, television shows, and license rights to the its films and television shows.

Networks (46% of revenue)[3]

This business segment offers pay television programming services such as HBO and Cinemax and operates domestic and international networks. Revenue consists of subscriber fees paid by cable system operators and satellite distribution services, and of advertisings. Time Warner is planning to expand into the online TV market as well, showing some of its popular shows to paid subscribers, following in the suit of Comcast.[4]

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