World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, February 4th. Analysts expect World Wrestling Entertainment to post earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter. Persons that wish to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

WWE opened at $57.58 on Tuesday. World Wrestling Entertainment has a one year low of $29.10 and a one year high of $60.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a current ratio of 1.29 and a quick ratio of 1.27. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $49.78 and its 200-day simple moving average is $44.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 34.48 and a beta of 1.42.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 12th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.83%. World Wrestling Entertainment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 56.47%.

In related news, insider Kevin Dunn sold 30,000 shares of World Wrestling Entertainment stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.79, for a total transaction of $1,343,700.00. 40.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Evercore ISI raised shares of World Wrestling Entertainment from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $58.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 19th. Benchmark boosted their price objective on World Wrestling Entertainment from $55.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 26th. Rosenblatt Securities upped their target price on shares of World Wrestling Entertainment from $50.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 26th. MKM Partners raised their target price on shares of World Wrestling Entertainment from $60.00 to $65.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of World Wrestling Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. World Wrestling Entertainment currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $52.33.

World Wrestling Entertainment Company Profile

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 through 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.

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Earnings History for World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE)

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