PROFILE OF THE WEEK: Walt Disney Co.

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Walt Disney Co. stock, fed by hefty profit growth at its ABC and cable TV units, climbed on investor enthusiasm last week. Disney said second-quarter net income, excluding its Go.com Internet unit, easily beat analyst forecasts and climbed 48% to $633 million; revenue hit $5.96 billion, up from $5.45 billion. Disney said broadcasting profits doubled from a year ago, reflecting in part the ad dollars attracted to the ABC hit "Who Wants to be a Millionaire." In trading Friday, Disney closed at $42.44, up 12.05% for the week.
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