Disney had "an outstanding quarter financially and creatively," according to CEO Robert Iger. Net income for the second quarter in 2008 increased 22 percent to $1.1 billion.
Segment operating income for the quarter increased 21 percent to $2.1 billion, led by strong growth at Media Networks, Studio Entertainment and Parks and Resorts.
Diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the second quarter increased to $0.58, compared to $0.44 in the prior-year quarter. Earnings per share from continuing operations in the prior-year quarter totaled $0.43.