World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE): Price and Financial Metrics


World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)

Today's Latest Price: $48.19 USD

1.17 (2.49%)

Updated Jun 5 4:10pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 20 in Entertainment - Media Producers

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WWE Stock Summary

  • World Wrestling Entertainment Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 84.79% of US listed stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 143.27%, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 89.92% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc is reporting a growth rate of 81.64%; that's higher than 87.18% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to World Wrestling Entertainment Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be HX, RXN, GSS, TREE, and BDSI.
  • WWE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit World Wrestling Entertainment Inc's official web site, go to corporate.wwe.com.
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WWE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.19 52-week high $78.76
Prev. close $47.02 52-week low $29.10
Day low $47.92 Volume 815,056
Day high $49.50 Avg. volume 1,835,826
50-day MA $41.59 Dividend yield 1.02%
200-day MA $55.11 Market Cap 3.73B

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) Company Bio


World Wrestling Entertainment 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 content via home entertainment platforms, including DVD, Blu-Ray, subscription, and transactional on-demand outlets. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

WWE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$48.19$30-37%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WWE, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that World Wrestling Entertainment Inc ranked in the 37th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WWE, they are:

  • 87% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 72.6% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • World Wrestling Entertainment Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 6.04. This coverage rate is greater than that of 63.47% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), World Wrestling Entertainment Inc has a reliance on debt greater than just 14.12% of them.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-38%
1%-38%
2%-37%
3%-37%
4%-36%
5%-35%

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WWE, try DNKN, DPZ, BLMN, DVD, and FL.


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Latest WWE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about World Wrestling Entertainment Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WWE as an investment opportunity.

Hedge Funds Are Buying World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (Recession is Imminent: We Need A Travel Ban NOW). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund filings to get a reading on which direction each […]

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

WWE to adjourn annual meeting for third time

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) will adjourn its annual meeting for a third time. The company convened and immediately adjourned its annual meeting twice before, setting June 11 as the latest scheduled date. It now plans to convene and adjourn that meeting to July 9 due to ongoing pandemic concerns. The...

Seeking Alpha | June 4, 2020

WWE® to Adjourn Annual Meeting for Third Time Due to COVID-19 Concerns

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) today announced that for a third time it intends to convene and then immediately adjourn, its scheduled June 11, 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders until July 9, 2020 due to ongoing COVID-19 health concerns. Such date was chosen in order to conform with the Delaware General Corporation law relating to adjournments, however, the July 9th meeting may again be adjourned to a later date. To ensure the health and safety of its employees, stockholders, and others who attend the Annual Meeting, the Company will continue to carefully monitor the situation as such date approaches. The record date will remain February 20, 2020. Stockholders should comply with applicable restrictions and not attend the Annual Meeting on June 11. The Company will kee...

Yahoo | June 4, 2020

WWE Rolling Out Free Version of WWE Network

Do you enjoy professional wrestling, but are hesitant to spend money to watch it? If so, World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) has devised a service for you. On Monday, the company launched a free version of its WWE Network, its specialty video streaming service.

Yahoo | June 2, 2020

Free Version of WWE Network Now Available for Fans

WWE (WWE) yesterday unveiled the Free Version of WWE Network, the company’s award-winning digital streaming service, unlocking a vast portion of its content library.Founded in 1952 by Jess McMahon, grandfather of current CEO Vince McMahon, WWE has since grown to be the largest wrestling promoter in the world. It consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience.The Free Version of WWE Network will include new shows, original series, recent episodes of WWE's flagship programs, select historic WWE pay-per-view events, and weekly WWE highlights. “The launch of WWE Network’s Free Version is a key component of our company’s digitization strategy and a new way for all fans to be able to experience premium WWE content,” said Jay...

Yahoo | June 2, 2020

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WWE Price Returns

1-mo 10.00%
3-mo 13.21%
6-mo -22.74%
1-year -33.69%
3-year 143.77%
5-year 237.44%
YTD -25.48%
2019 -12.61%
2018 146.35%
2017 69.72%
2016 5.83%
2015 48.73%

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