NYSE:WWE - World Wrestling Entertainment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$79.49 +0.48 (+0.61 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$79.49
Today's Range$78.20 - $79.79
52-Week Range$20.62 - $85.93
Volume1.46 million shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.19 billion
P/E Ratio122.29
Dividend Yield0.62%
Beta1.04
World Wrestling Entertainment logoWorld Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., an integrated media and entertainment company, engages in the sports entertainment business in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The company operates through Network, Television, Home Entertainment, Digital Media, Live Events, Licensing, Venue Merchandise, WWEShop, and WWE Studios segments. It operates WWE Network, a live streaming network that offers pay-per-view events, original programming, and video-on-demand library; and produces television programming, reality shows, and other programming, as well as produces content via home entertainment platforms, including DVD, Blu-Ray, subscription, and transactional on-demand outlets. The company also offers broadband and mobile content through its Websites and third party Websites; produces live events; and licenses various WWE themed products, such as video games, toys, apparel, books, and music. In addition, it designs, sources, markets, and distributes various WWE-branded products, such as T-shirts, belts, caps, and other novelty items; operates WWEShop, an e-commerce storefront; and WWE Studios that produces and distributes filmed entertainment content, such as movies for theatrical, home entertainment, and/or television release. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Motion picture & video production
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNYSE:WWE
CUSIP98156Q10
Phone203-352-8600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10
Current Ratio1.34
Quick Ratio1.31

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio122.29
Forward P/E Ratio95.77
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$801 million
Price / Sales7.74
Cash Flow$1.6616 per share
Price / Cash47.84
Book Value$3.28 per share
Price / Book24.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.65
Net Income$32.64 million
Net Margins5.93%
Return on Equity24.64%
Return on Assets10.49%

Miscellaneous

Employees850
Outstanding Shares77,980,000
Market Cap$6.19 billion

World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's stock symbol?

World Wrestling Entertainment trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WWE."

How often does World Wrestling Entertainment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for World Wrestling Entertainment?

World Wrestling Entertainment announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Tuesday, September 25th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.60%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. View World Wrestling Entertainment's Dividend History.

How were World Wrestling Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $281.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $240.30 million. World Wrestling Entertainment had a return on equity of 24.64% and a net margin of 5.93%. The business's revenue was up 31.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.06 EPS. View World Wrestling Entertainment's Earnings History.

When is World Wrestling Entertainment's next earnings date?

World Wrestling Entertainment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for World Wrestling Entertainment.

What price target have analysts set for WWE?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for World Wrestling Entertainment's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate World Wrestling Entertainment's stock price to reach $84.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for World Wrestling Entertainment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for World Wrestling Entertainment?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Wrestling Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for World Wrestling Entertainment.

Who are some of World Wrestling Entertainment's key competitors?

Who are World Wrestling Entertainment's key executives?

World Wrestling Entertainment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Vincent K. McMahon, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 72)
  • Mr. George A. Barrios, Co-Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Michelle D. Wilson, Co-Pres & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Kevin Dunn, Exec. VP of Television Production (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul Levesque, Exec. VP of Talent, Live Events & Creative and Director (Age 48)

Has World Wrestling Entertainment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WWE stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. World Wrestling Entertainment earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.84 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for World Wrestling Entertainment.

Who are World Wrestling Entertainment's major shareholders?

World Wrestling Entertainment's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Lindsell Train Ltd (7.90%), BlackRock Inc. (7.42%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.26%), Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (2.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.09%) and Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.94%). Company insiders that own World Wrestling Entertainment stock include Basil V Jr Devito, Blake Timothy Bilstad, Casey Collins, Frank A Riddick III, George A Barrios, Jeffrey R Speed, Kevin Dunn, Mark Kowal, Michael J Luisi, Michelle D Wilson and Vincent K Mcmahon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for World Wrestling Entertainment.

Which major investors are selling World Wrestling Entertainment stock?

WWE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lindsell Train Ltd, Aristotle Capital Boston LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold World Wrestling Entertainment company stock in the last year include Basil V Jr Devito, Blake Timothy Bilstad, Frank A Riddick III, George A Barrios, Jeffrey R Speed, Kevin Dunn, Mark Kowal, Michael J Luisi and Vincent K Mcmahon. View Insider Buying and Selling for World Wrestling Entertainment.

Which major investors are buying World Wrestling Entertainment stock?

WWE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Columbus Circle Investors and Federated Investors Inc. PA. View Insider Buying and Selling for World Wrestling Entertainment.

How do I buy shares of World Wrestling Entertainment?

Shares of WWE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of WWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.49.

How big of a company is World Wrestling Entertainment?

World Wrestling Entertainment has a market capitalization of $6.19 billion and generates $801 million in revenue each year. The company earns $32.64 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.65 on an earnings per share basis. World Wrestling Entertainment employs 850 workers across the globe.

How can I contact World Wrestling Entertainment?

World Wrestling Entertainment's mailing address is 1241 E MAIN ST, STAMFORD CT, 06902. The company can be reached via phone at 203-352-8600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE WWE)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  582
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about World Wrestling Entertainment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WWE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WWE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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