Disney profit gains on theme parks, toys

November 7, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co reported higher profit for the quarter that ended in September, lifted by more visitors to U.S. theme parks and higher sales of toys and other consumer products.

The media company posted diluted earnings per share of 77 cents, according to a statement released on Thursday. Net income for the quarter rose to $1.4 billion, a 12 percent gain from a year earlier.