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Last $19.49 USD
Change Today -0.51 / -2.55%
Volume 487.8K
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world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Snapshot

Open
$19.94
Previous Close
$20.00
Day High
$20.22
Day Low
$19.28
52 Week High
08/6/15 - $23.63
52 Week Low
01/20/15 - $9.82
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
522.5K
EPS TTM
$0.18
Shares Outstanding
33.6M
EX-Date
09/11/15
P/E TM
106.7x
Dividend
$0.48
Dividend Yield
2.46%
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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. 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, caps, and other novelty items; operates WWEShop, an e-commerce storefront; and WWE Studios that produce and distribute 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.

761 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/15
Founded in 1980

world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Strategy and Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
President of WWE Studios
Total Annual Compensation: $596.5K
Executive Producer of WWE Programming and Chi...
Total Annual Compensation: $757.7K
Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Even...
Total Annual Compensation: $544.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Key Developments

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2015

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, net revenues were $150.2 million against $156.3 million year ago. Operating income was $7.3 million against operating loss of $22.5 million year ago. Income before income taxes was $7 million against loss before income taxes of $22.8 million year ago. Net income was $5.1 million or $0.07 per basic and diluted share against net loss of $14.5 million or $0.19 per basic and diluted share year ago. OIBDA was $13.2 million against OLBDA of $14.6 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $13.8 million against $4.7 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment and other assets was $5.3 million against $2 million year ago. Free cash flow was $8.5 million against $2.7 million a year ago. For the six months, net revenues were $326.4 million against $281.9 million year ago. Operating income was $22.4 million against operating loss of $34.7 million year ago. Income before income taxes was $21.5 million against loss before income taxes of $35.3 million year ago. Net income was $14.9 million or $0.20 per basic and diluted share against net loss of $22.5 million or $0.30 per diluted share year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $28.1 million against net cash used in operating activities $4.7 million year ago. Purchases of property and equipment and other assets was $11.0 million against $6.2 million year ago. OIBDA was $34.2 million against OLBDA of $21.8 million a year ago. Free cash flow was $17.1 million against negative free cash flow of $10.9 million a year ago. For the third quarter, the company expects ending paid network subscribers of approximately 1.2 million, representing an increase of about 3%-5% from the end of the second quarter 2015 and an approximate increase of 64% from the end of the third quarter 2014. Operating income is expected to be $6 million to $10 million, depreciation of $7 million, adjusted OIBDA was $13 million to $17 million. The company anticipated earnings growth on a year-over-year basis in the fourth quarter, and company said that it do not expect the same level of OIBDA growth as anticipated in the third quarter. In 2015, the company expects year-over-year adjusted OIBDA growth in every quarter, with growth driven by the performance of WWE Network, the contractual escalation of television rights fees, and continued innovation across all of the company’s businesses.

WWE Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend on Class A and B Shares of Common Stock, Payable on September 25, 2015

WWE announced that its Board of Directors declared the company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be September 15, 2015, and the payment date will be September 25, 2015.

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Presents at Annual Needham Interconnect Conference, Aug-05-2015 10:40 AM

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Presents at Annual Needham Interconnect Conference, Aug-05-2015 10:40 AM. Venue: The Westin Grand Central Hotel, 212 E. 42nd Street, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: George A. Barrios, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer.

 

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