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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. World Wrestling Entertainment shares (WWE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. World Wrestling Entertainment employs 900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$974.2 million.

How to buy shares in World Wrestling Entertainment

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for World Wrestling Entertainment. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: WWE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until World Wrestling Entertainment reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$57.22, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of World Wrestling Entertainment, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of World Wrestling Entertainment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

World Wrestling Entertainment share price

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World Wrestling Entertainment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-09.
Latest market closeUSD$57.22
52-week rangeUSD$35.2711 - USD$59.8764
50-day moving average USD$54.2324
200-day moving average USD$46.9542
Wall St. target priceUSD$57.47
PE ratio 35.9551
Dividend yield USD$0.48 (0.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.56

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Is it a good time to buy World Wrestling Entertainment stock?

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World Wrestling Entertainment price performance over time

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Is World Wrestling Entertainment under- or over-valued?

Valuing World Wrestling Entertainment stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of World Wrestling Entertainment's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

World Wrestling Entertainment's P/E ratio

World Wrestling Entertainment's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, World Wrestling Entertainment shares trade at around 36x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

World Wrestling Entertainment's PEG ratio

World Wrestling Entertainment's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.22. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into World Wrestling Entertainment's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

World Wrestling Entertainment's EBITDA

World Wrestling Entertainment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$281.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a World Wrestling Entertainment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

World Wrestling Entertainment financials

Revenue TTM USD$974.2 million
Operating margin TTM 22.65%
Gross profit TTM USD$429.8 million
Return on assets TTM 12.05%
Return on equity TTM 39.68%
Profit margin 13.53%
Book value $4.998
Market capitalisation USD$4.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting World Wrestling Entertainment shares

There are currently 9.0 million World Wrestling Entertainment shares held short by investors – that's known as World Wrestling Entertainment's "short interest". This figure is 10.5% up from 8.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting World Wrestling Entertainment shares can be evaluated.

World Wrestling Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

World Wrestling Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of World Wrestling Entertainment shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of World Wrestling Entertainment shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). World Wrestling Entertainment's SIR currently stands at 7.09. In other words for every 100,000 World Wrestling Entertainment shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7090 shares are currently held short.

However World Wrestling Entertainment's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of World Wrestling Entertainment shares, or, against the total number of tradable World Wrestling Entertainment shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case World Wrestling Entertainment's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 World Wrestling Entertainment shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.2431% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable World Wrestling Entertainment shares, roughly 243 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against World Wrestling Entertainment.

Find out more about how you can short World Wrestling Entertainment stock.

World Wrestling Entertainment share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 28.92% of net profits

Recently World Wrestling Entertainment has paid out, on average, around 28.92% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), World Wrestling Entertainment shareholders could enjoy a 0.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In World Wrestling Entertainment's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

While World Wrestling Entertainment's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that World Wrestling Entertainment may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

World Wrestling Entertainment's most recent dividend payout was on 24 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

World Wrestling Entertainment share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, World Wrestling Entertainment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $35.2711 up to $59.8764. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WWE.US volatility(beta: 1.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while World Wrestling Entertainment's is 1.5356. This would suggest that World Wrestling Entertainment's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

World Wrestling Entertainment overview

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. 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. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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