Liberty Media Corp

Industry: Entertainment Media

Fortune Rank: 227

Liberty Media Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the electronic retailing, media, and communication and entertainment operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in two divisions, Interactive and Networks. Interactive division provides televised shopping programs; creative media services to the media and entertainment industries; in-room video entertainment and information services; technology, content and applications, and services that enable digital television network operators to deliver and manage interactive television services; and technology for locating wireless phones and other wireless devices. This division also offers direct-to-consumer transactions across various areas, including home shopping, ticketing, personals, travel, teleservices, and local services. Networks division comprises programming networks that distribute services through various distribution technologies, including cable television, direct-to-home satellite, broadcast television, and the Internet. This division includes Starz Entertainment Group LLC, which provides premium movie networks distributed by cable, direct-to-home satellite, and other distribution media in the United States; Discovery Communications, Inc., a media and entertainment company; Courtroom Television Network, LLC, which provides informative and entertaining programming based on the American legal system; GSN, LLC, which offers games, game playing, and game shows; and an interest in News Corp., a media and entertainment company. Liberty Media is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

Liberty Media Corp

Liberty Media Corp is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Liberty Media Corp was ranked number 227 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 227th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Liberty Media Corp achieved revenue of $10,398.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $6,462.00 million.

Liberty Media Corp' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 227th compared to 265th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $10,084 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $3,479 million (a change of $3 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Liberty Media Corp would be ranked 20th rather than 227th due to its profits of $6,462 in 2010.

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