Benzinga  Sep 26  Comment 
Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) and Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) are already feeling lots of heat from cord-cutting competitors like Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX). However, Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible believes the two traditional TV giants will...
Forbes  Sep 23  Comment 
Time Warner could revisit its highs from July 2015, thanks to a historically supportive moving average.
Benzinga  Sep 21  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money Final Trade, Pete Najarian said 58.com Inc (ADR) (NYSE: WUBA) is going higher. He wants to buy the stock. Tim Seymour thinks Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) is a buy. He said the media stocks have been under pressure, but he...
Benzinga  Sep 19  Comment 
Shares of Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) have gained almost 9 percent since their June 27 low. The Vetr crowd seems to believe the rally will continue, as evidenced by its average price target of $83.96. This target implies a potential return of...
Benzinga  Sep 19  Comment 
Steve Grasso said on CNBC's Fast Money Final Trade that he is a buyer of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA). Karen Finerman believes Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) is a buy. She explained that a lot of negative news is already priced in. Dan...
Motley Fool  Sep 16  Comment 
Netflix and Time Warner are increasingly similar, but each stock is totally different.
Wall Street Journal  Sep 14  Comment 
In a multiyear deal whose price tag could be around $275 million, Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting unit has acquired the commercial-TV rights to the complete “Star Wars” library, including four future films.
Forbes  Aug 25  Comment 
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/29/16, Cinemark Holdings Inc (NYSE: CNK), Scripps Networks Interactive Inc (NASD: SNI), and Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming...


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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