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Present Trend: World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE)


World Wrestling Entertainment is in the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the entertainment industry. The company CEO is Vincent K. Mcmahon. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc is an integrated media and entertainment company. It is engaged in the production and distribution of content through various channels including over-the-top WWE Network, live events and feature films.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WWE stock showed a previous change of 0.67% with an open at 88.87 and a close of 90.00. It reached an intraday high of 90.81 and a low of 87.84.

SeekingAlpha:  WWE plans move to centralized HQ in 2021


The stock has a market cap of $7.0b with 78.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 75.3m shares. Trading volume reached 477,294 shares compared to its average volume of 739,345 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, World Wrestling Entertainment shares returned -0.70% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.99%. Over three months, it changed 26.49%. In one year it has changed 144.13% and within that year its 52-week high was 97.69 and its 52-week low was 34.69. WWE stock is 159.44% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 78.44 and a 50 day moving average of 84.23. Currently WWE stock is trading 14.73% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  WWE® Announces New Global Headquarters in Stamford


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.12 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 80.36. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.32. The TTM EPS is 1.11, which comes to a TTM PE of 81.08.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.44
09-30-2018:  0.35
06-30-2018:  0.14
03-31-2018:  0.18

The dividend per share is currently 0.48, which is a dividend yield of 0.53%. Also, the payout ratio is 43.24%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 83.22, which means it may be overvalued by -8.15%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.60% of insider ownership and 87.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 7,427,669, which is 9.52% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 9.93. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.36

Business Wire:  WWE® Announces New Global Headquarters in Stamford

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 34.99%, return on assets is 15.15%, profit margin is 10.71%, price-to-sales is 7.50 and price-to-book is 22.06.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 6  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 5  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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