Q. What company owns Disney?
The Walt Disney Company is a public company, meaning it is owned by the company’s shareholders. It is not owned by a larger corporation. The company’s stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol DIS.
Disney has been a public company since 1957. While it has made many acquisitions of other companies that have changed the nature of the company from its original form, it has never been owned by another company. Its biggest acquisitions include Capital Cities/ABC and Pixar.