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Disney Confirms Star Wars Episode VII for December 2015 release

 
During a quarterly investors call, Disney confirmed that the highly anticipated film ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ will release in theaters December 18, 2015. Disney made the confirmation during the investor call this morning, detailing the fourth quarter and fiscal year that ended September 28, 2013.
 
As for the finer details of Disney, the diluted earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter increased 13% to $0.77 from $0.68 in the prior-year quarter. As for the year, diluted EPS increased 8% to $3.38 from $3.13 in the prior year. Excluding certain items affecting comparability, EPS for the year increased 10% to $3.39 compared to $3.07 in the prior year. For the quarter, items affecting comparability had no net effect on year-over-year growth.
 
“It was another great year for the Company, both creatively and financially, and we remain confident that we are well positioned to continue our strong performance and drive long-term shareholder value.”
 
“We’re extremely pleased with our results for Fiscal 2013, delivering record revenue, net income and earnings per share for the third year in a row,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. “It was another great year for the Company, both creatively and financially, and we remain confident that we are well positioned to continue our strong performance and drive long-term shareholder value.”