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Time Warner Inc. Reports Third-Quarter 2012 Results

Stocks in this article: TWX

Income Tax Impact

The income tax impact reflects the estimated tax provision or tax benefit associated with each item affecting comparability. Such estimated tax provision or tax benefit can vary based on certain factors, including the taxability or deductibility of the items and foreign tax on certain items.

(Unaudited; millions)
Reconciliation of Cash Provided by Operations from Continuing Operations to Free Cash Flow
Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended
9/30/12 9/30/11 9/30/12 9/30/11
Cash provided by operations from continuing
operations $ 1,538 $ 1,278 $ 2,297 $ 2,146
Add payments related to securities litigation and
government investigations 1 2 3 6
Add external costs related to mergers,
acquisitions, investments or dispositions
and contingent consideration payments 18 4 28 12
Add excess tax benefits on stock options 20 2 58 19
Less capital expenditures (143) (174) (426) (511)
Less principal payments on capital leases   (3)   (4)   (9)   (9)
Free Cash Flow $ 1,431 $ 1,108 $ 1,951 $ 1,663



Time Warner Inc. (“Time Warner”) is a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include television networks, film and TV entertainment and publishing. Time Warner classifies its operations into three reportable segments: Networks: consisting principally of cable television networks, premium pay and basic tier television services and digital media properties; Film and TV Entertainment: consisting principally of feature film, television, home video and videogame production and distribution; and Publishing: consisting principally of magazine publishing and related websites as well as book publishing, marketing services and other marketing businesses.


Revenues recognized by Time Warner’s segments on intersegment transactions are as follows (millions):

    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
9/30/12   9/30/11 9/30/12   9/30/11
Intersegment Revenues
Networks $ 15 $ 17 $ 70 $ 60
Film and TV Entertainment 214 296 648 658
Publishing   3   13   20   37
Total intersegment revenues $ 232 $ 326 $ 738 $ 755


Home video and electronic delivery of theatrical and television product revenues are as follows (millions):

    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
9/30/12   9/30/11 9/30/12   9/30/11
Home video and electronic delivery of theatrical
product revenues $ 374 $ 421 $ 1,322 $ 1,670
Home video and electronic delivery of television
product revenues 291 161 617 419

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