The typical CEO in the Standard & Poor's 500 index made $11.5 million last year.
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years. The top-paid CEO last year was Thomas Rutledge of Charter Communications, at $98 million.
The bump reflects how well stocks have done under these CEOs' watch.
NEW YORK— The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. Other measures that would highlight the income gap between CEOs and typical workers are on the way, but governance...
Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
Disney CEO Bob Iger said hackers claim to have stolen an upcoming Disney movie.
May 15- Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger has revealed that hackers claimed to have access to an unnamed upcoming movie and have demanded a ransom, the Hollywood Reporter said on Monday. Iger made the comments during a town hall meeting with ABC employees in New York City, the Hollywood Reporter said, citing multiple sources. The hackers have demanded that a...
Ken Auletta, The New Yorker, shares his thoughts on Disney's mixed quarter, ESPN's future, and the future of the cable bundle.
May 9- A decline in subscribers and higher programming costs at cash-cow ESPN weighed on shares of Walt Disney Co on Tuesday, overshadowing a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street estimates. For the quarter, adjusted earnings per share hit $1.50, ahead of analysts' projection of $1.41, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Overall revenue for the quarter rose...
"Beauty and the Beast" helped the studio segment beat expectations, but the cable business disappointed on operating income.
"I'm not spending much time thinking about what I'm going to do next," Iger told CNBC.
Disney's revenue rose 2.8 percent to $13.34 billion from $12.97 billion, a year earlier. Net income attributable to the company rose to $2.39 billion, or $1.50 per share, in the second quarter ended April 1, from $2.14 billion, or $1.30 per share. Investors breathed a sigh of relief after Disney said in March that it would extend Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger's...
Doug Creutz, Cowen & Co. analyst, and Cole Smead, Smead Capital Management and Disney shareholder, look ahead to Disney's quarterly earnings and what the media company may do with its ESPN and ABC assets.
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"Obviously, ESPN is exposed. We're getting a lot more 'cord cutters' and 'cord nevers,'" Tuna Amobi tells CNBC.
Tuna Amobi, CFRA Research senior analyst, shares his expectation on Disney's quarterly results, as ESPN struggles and competition for cord-cutters heats up.
Bob Iger may have caught the presidential bug, according to a report from Axios Friday.
Jim Cramer looks into the top tech players' earnings reports to find out what's next for the market-leading giants.
The Seattle- based company wowed Wall Street again this week with a 23 percent jump in sales, pushing its shares to an all-time high. "High growth covers a lot of sins," said Harry Kraemer, a partner at private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners and a professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. "It's not like General Electric Co having...