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NYSE:WWEWorld Wrestling Entertainment Stock Price, Forecast & News

$48.19
+1.17 (+2.49 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$47.92
Now: $48.19
$49.51
50-Day Range
$38.90
MA: $43.65
$47.73
52-Week Range
$29.10
Now: $48.19
$78.76
Volume814,981 shs
Average Volume689,935 shs
Market Capitalization$3.73 billion
P/E Ratio38.25
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta1.45
World 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. It operates in three segments: Media, Live Events, and Consumer Products. The Media segment engages in the production and monetization of long-form and short-form media content across various platforms, including WWE Network, pay television, and digital and social media, as well as filmed entertainment. The Live Events segment is involved in the sale of tickets, including primary and secondary distribution; provision of event services; and sale of travel packages related to its live events. The Consumer Products segment engages in merchandising of WWE branded products, such as video games, toys, apparels, and books through licensing arrangements and direct-to-consumer sales, as well as through e-commerce platforms. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motion picture & video production
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
CUSIP98156Q10
Phone203-352-8600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$960.40 million
Cash Flow$2.21 per share
Book Value$3.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$77.06 million

Miscellaneous

Employees915
Market Cap$3.73 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has World Wrestling Entertainment's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

World Wrestling Entertainment's stock was trading at $38.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WWE stock has increased by 24.5% and is now trading at $48.19. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of World Wrestling Entertainment?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Wrestling Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for World Wrestling Entertainment.

When is World Wrestling Entertainment's next earnings date?

World Wrestling Entertainment is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for World Wrestling Entertainment.

How were World Wrestling Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, April, 23rd. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $291 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $259.45 million. World Wrestling Entertainment had a net margin of 10.45% and a return on equity of 40.28%. The business's revenue was up 59.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.11) EPS. View World Wrestling Entertainment's earnings history.

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 Thursday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, June 25th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 12th. View World Wrestling Entertainment's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WWE?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for World Wrestling Entertainment's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect World Wrestling Entertainment's stock price to reach $55.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for World Wrestling Entertainment.

Has World Wrestling Entertainment been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WWE stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Wrestling Entertainment earned a coverage optimism score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWorld Wrestling Entertainment.

Are investors shorting World Wrestling Entertainment?

World Wrestling Entertainment saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,120,000 shares, a drop of 14.9% from the April 30th total of 9,540,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,760,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.6 days. Approximately 17.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View World Wrestling Entertainment's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of World Wrestling Entertainment own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other World Wrestling Entertainment investors own include Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Twitter (TWTR), AT&T (T), Tesla (TSLA), Micron Technology (MU), Roku (ROKU) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

Who are World Wrestling Entertainment's key executives?

World Wrestling Entertainment's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vincent K. McMahon, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 73)
  • Mr. George A. Barrios, Co-Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Ms. Michelle D. Wilson, Co-Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Kevin Dunn, Exec. VP of Television Production (Age 58)
  • Mr. Paul Levesque, Exec. VP of Talent, Live Events & Creative and Director (Age 49)

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's stock symbol?

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

Who are World Wrestling Entertainment's major shareholders?

World Wrestling Entertainment's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lindsell Train Ltd (11.84%), BlackRock Inc. (5.24%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.37%), Eminence Capital LP (2.16%), State Street Corp (1.39%) and Korea Investment CORP (1.38%). Company insiders that own World Wrestling Entertainment stock include Bradley Blum, Frank A Riddick III, George A Barrios, Jeffrey R Speed, Kevin Dunn, Mark Kowal, Michael J Luisi, Michelle D Wilson, Patricia A Gottesman, Paul Levesque 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 Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Deutsche Bank AG, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., and Clearbridge Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold World Wrestling Entertainment company stock in the last year include Bradley Blum, George A Barrios, Kevin Dunn, Michelle D Wilson, Patricia A Gottesman, and Paul Levesque. View insider buying and selling activity for World Wrestling Entertainment.

Which major investors are buying World Wrestling Entertainment stock?

WWE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eminence Capital LP, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., and Quantitative Investment Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of WWE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.19.

How big of a company is World Wrestling Entertainment?

World Wrestling Entertainment has a market capitalization of $3.73 billion and generates $960.40 million in revenue each year. The company earns $77.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.85 on an earnings per share basis. World Wrestling Entertainment employs 915 workers across the globe.

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's official website?

The official website for World Wrestling Entertainment is corporate.wwe.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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