Boosted share repurchase program...
Shares outstanding 07/31/2012, 640.03 mln down 8.11 mln from 640.03 mln, 04/30/2012 sec filing...
Ranked #1 in first week of television programming
Revenue growth from previous year 6 month period ending 6/30/2012 over 6/30/2011
7.4 bln up from 7.096 bln
an increase of 304 mln / 7.096 or 4.32% increase in revenues.
signed leasing deals with on-line media companies with higher programming fees
Growing international audience and a deal with AMC networks
Good management indicated with strong earnings increase at the bottom line
first six month ending 06/30/2012 790 mln over
the first six months ending 6/30/2011 of 597 mln
an increase of
193 mln or 193/597 a 32.32% increase
all of the above prompting a quartlery dividend increase per share of 20%