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BRIEF-Walt Disney Q3 Earnings Per Share $1.35 Excluding Items

Aug 6 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co:

* THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY REPORTS THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTHS EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2019

* Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.35 EXCLUDING ITEMS

* Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.79 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS

* Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.97

* Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.75 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA

* STUDIO ENTERTAINMENT REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 33% TO $3.8 BILLION

* MEDIA NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 21% TO $6.7 BILLION

* CABLE NETWORKS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 24% TO $4.5 BILLION

* INCREASE IN QTRLY THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION RESULTS WAS DUE TO PERFORMANCE OF AVENGERS: ENDGAME, ALADDIN, CAPTAIN MARVEL & TOY STORY 4

* QTRLY REVENUES $20,245 MILLION VERSUS $15,229 MILLION

* IN QUARTER, OPERATING RESULTS AT 21CF BUSINESSES REFLECTED A LOSS FROM THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTION DRIVEN BY PERFORMANCE OF DARK PHOENIX

* DURING QUARTER, COMPANY RECORDED CHARGES TOTALING $207 MILLION, PRIMARILY FOR SEVERANCE, IN CONNECTION WITH INTEGRATION OF 21CF

* PARKS, EXPERIENCES AND PRODUCTS REVENUES FOR QUARTER INCREASED 7% TO $6.6 BILLION

* IN QUARTER, RECORDED A FILM COST IMPAIRMENT DUE TO PERFORMANCE OF DARK PHOENIX

* CURRENT QUARTER INCLUDES A $53 MILLION UNFAVORABLE IMPACT ON SEGMENT OPERATING INCOME FROM ASC 606 ADOPTION

* Q3 REVENUE VIEW $21.47 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: