Last $11.84 USD
Change Today +0.06 / 0.51%
Volume 727.8K
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$11.99
Previous Close
$11.78
Day High
$12.00
Day Low
$11.72
52 Week High
03/13/14 - $31.98
52 Week Low
05/16/14 - $10.55
Market Cap
893.7M
Average Volume 10 Days
868.3K
EPS TTM
$-0.45
Shares Outstanding
33.2M
EX-Date
12/11/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$0.48
Dividend Yield
4.05%
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world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Details

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., an integrated media and entertainment company, is engaged in the sports entertainment business worldwide. It operates in four segments: Live and Televised Entertainment, Consumer Products, Digital Media, and WWE Studios. The Live and Televised Entertainment segment produces live events and provides content for its television and other programming; designs, markets, and distributes various WWE-branded products, such as t-shirts, caps, and other novelty items; and offers pay-per-view programs. This segment also offers WWE Classics On Demand, a subscription video on demand service that offers classic television shows, pay-per-view events, specials, and original programming for a monthly subscription fee. The Consumer Products segment has a licensing program using its marks and logos, copyrighted works, and characters on various retail products, including toys, video games, apparel, and books; distributes home entertainment DVD/Blu-ray products; and publishes WWE, WWE kids, and several special magazines. The Digital Media segment operates Website, WWE.com; provides advertising services; sells merchandise on its Website at WWEShop Internet storefront; and sells broadband and mobile content. The WWE Studios segment is involved in the production and distribution of filmed entertainment content. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

762 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1980

world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Strategy and Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $628.8K
President of WWE Studios
Total Annual Compensation: $577.3K
Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Even...
Total Annual Compensation: $512.7K
Executive Producer of Wwe Programming and Mem...
Total Annual Compensation: $811.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

world wrestling entertain-a (WWE) Key Developments

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE Announce New Partnership

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and WWE have announced a multi-year partnership for home video distribution of WWE programming that will start on January 1, 2015 and include US distribution rights for physical and digital formats. The new agreement will provide WBHE the home entertainment distribution rights to release new documentaries, match compilations and pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania(R) and SummerSlam(R), as well as a robust catalog of collectible titles throughout the US.

ATRESMEDIA and WWE Extend Partnership in Spain

WWE and ATRESMEDIA announced that they have extended their television distribution agreement and promotional partnership for two more years through 2016. Since originally partnering in 2013, the ratings for WWE's program, Monday Night Raw and SmackDown have more than doubled over the past year, which has led to the agreement being extended for another two years on ATRESMEDIA's channel NEOX.

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported a net loss of $5.9 million, or $0.08 per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $2.4 million, or $0.03 per basic and diluted share, in the third quarter last year. Excluding items affecting comparability, adjusted OIBDA was $5.1 million and adjusted net loss was $0.6 million, or $0.01 per share in the current year quarter, compared to adjusted OIBDA of $16.7 million and adjusted net income of $7.0 million, or $0.09 per share, in the prior year quarter. Net revenues were $120.2 million compared to $113.3 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $10.5 million compared to income before income taxes of $3.3 million a year ago. Operating loss was $5.0 million compared to operating income of $3.2 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company’ net revenues were $402.1 million compared to $389.6 million a year ago. Operating loss was $39.7 million compared to operating income of $18.1 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $45.8 million compared to income before income taxes of $16.5 million a year ago. Net loss was $28.5 million or $0.38 per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $10.7 million or $0.14 per basic and diluted share, a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $5.2 million compared to net cash provided by operating activities $12.2 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment and other assets were $9.2 million compared to $18.3 million a year ago. Excluding items affecting comparability, negative adjusted OIBDA was $16.7 million and adjusted net loss was $22.2 million, or $0.30 per share in the current year, compared to adjusted OIBDA of $44.2 million and adjusted net income of $16.1 million, or $0.21 per share, a year ago. The company revised earnings guidance for the full year of 2014. Compared to its previous Business Outlook released on July 31, 2014, the company has improved its 2014 adjusted OIBDA outlook by approximately $15 million to $20 million on an adjusted basis at all WWE Network subscriber levels. The improvement reflects the significant cost savings achieved to date.

 

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