QUOTE AND NEWS
Motley Fool  May 5  Comment 
Advertising gains helped power a minor uptick in both revenue and profit for the TV network.
Benzinga  May 5  Comment 
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) commenced an underwritten public offering of senior notes due 2026 of benchmark size. The company indicated that the net proceeds from the offering would be used for general corporate purposes. Time Warner said the...
Benzinga  May 5  Comment 
Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) delivered a broad-based EPS beat for 1Q16. Goldman Sachs’ Drew Borst reiterated a Buy rating for the company, while raising the price target from $81 to $87. The analyst mentioned that the quarterly results reinforces...
Benzinga  May 4  Comment 
Shares of Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX) are up more than 15.4 percent since the beginning of 2016. However, between last Thursday and this week’s Tuesday, the stock lost more than 4 percent, creating room for larger upside. Related Link:...
Wall Street Journal  May 4  Comment 
The future of pay TV is smaller bundles of channels—even the owners of the channels are acknowledging as much. Even if Big Media is trying to embrace the trend of the so-called skinny bundle, it will mean leaner times for some.
Motley Fool  May 4  Comment 
The entertainment giant managed growth in each of its three main business divisions in the quarter.




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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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