WWE : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Guggenheim Assigns $25 Price Target for WWE

    January 12, 2017
    According to analysts, World Wrestling Entertainment stock could be a knockout performer.
  2. World Wrestling Entertainment Pops on MKM Initiation

    January 10, 2017
    MKM Partners initiated on World Wrestling Entertainment shares with a Buy rating and a $23 price target.
  3. WWE Trying to Conquer the United Kingdom

    December 15, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) has built a global brand, but in some markets, it competes with local promotions. ...
  4. Convertible Debt Deal Weighs on WWE Shares

    December 13, 2016
    Shares of WWE are slumping by nearly 4% following a $200 million convertible debt deal.
  5. WWE Provides Positive Update on Subscribers

    December 12, 2016
    After the close WWE increased guidance on its total subscriber base.
  6. WWE Up After Needham & Co. Reiterates Rating (WWE)

    December 5, 2016
    Needham & Co. reiterated WWE as a Buy and issued a $25 price target this morning.
  7. Return of an Old Favorite Moves the Needle for WWE

    November 29, 2016
    When it launched its streaming network, World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) lost some of its ability to make big money ...
  8. WWE Wants Its Own 4 "Super Bowl" Events Every Year

    November 18, 2016
    Back when World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) made a big piece of its revenue from pay-per-view, four of its annual ...
  9. WWE New Move Aims to Draw Hardcore Fans to Network

    November 4, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) has always courted a certain type of pro wrestling fan. As the dominant player ...
  10. WWE Increases Profit, Grows Network Subscribers

    October 27, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) experienced a slight year-over-year profit improvement in the third quarter, driven ...
  11. Top 10 Donors to the Trump Campaign (FB, WWE)

    October 21, 2016
    These CEOs want Trump in the White House.
  12. WWE Continues Its Global Expansion

    September 28, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) has a new television deal in Germany, and it has taken early steps to become a ...
  13. Why WWE Is Reinventing How It Picks Its Stars

    September 6, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) goes through a major change every decade or so. In the 1980s, it featured cartoonish ...
  14. WWE Loses Another Big Star to Injury

    August 23, 2016
    As a sport with predetermined outcomes, professional wrestling lacks some of the risk inherent in boxing or mixed martial ...
  15. WWE Suspends 3 Wrestlers for "Wellness Violations"

    August 19, 2016
    A trio of World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) stars will be sitting out the next month after running afoul of the ...
  16. WWE, Discovery Invest in Streaming Sports Service

    August 16, 2016
    As cable and television move from their traditional model to one involving more streaming video, a number of traditional ...
  17. WWE Reports Record Revenue, Network Subscribers

    July 28, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) delivered its highest-revenue quarter ever, powered by its live events and streaming ...
  18. Will WWE's Roster Split Equal Higher Profits?

    July 19, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) earns about $150 million per year from its television contract in the United States. ...
  19. WWE Adds More Archival Content to Its Network

    July 5, 2016
    So far, World Wrestling Entertainment's (NYSE: WWE) streaming network has been a mild success. It averaged 1.29 million ...
  20. WWE Suspends Recently Deposed Champion

    June 23, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) has suspended one of its biggest stars. In a tersely worded statement, the company ...
  21. WWE Is Dividing Its Roster to Conquer the Ratings

    June 20, 2016
    When World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) moved its second-tier program, SmackDown, from SyFy to its higher-rated sister ...
  22. WWE Gets a New Partner in China

    June 16, 2016
    Finally, World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) is coming back to Shanghai! The company has signed an exclusive multi-year ...
  23. Video Streamers Get Big Boost from Apple, Alphabet

    June 9, 2016
    Streaming video services make most, if not all, of their money from subscription revenue. Exactly how much they earn from ...
  24. Netflix: Some Shows Are Binged, Others Savored

    June 8, 2016
    Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) essentially created the practice of binge-watching shows, which the company defines as viewing a ...
  25. Airing "Smackdown" Live Is a Win for WWE Investors

    May 25, 2016
    Live sports programming is just about the only type of television left that people prefer to watch live rather than on a ...
  26. WWE Network Grows, WrestleMania Breaks Records

    May 10, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) had a very strong first quarter, increasing its earnings per share to $0.18 from ...
  27. WWE Q1 Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect (WWE)

    May 9, 2016
    Wall Street expects World Wrestling Entertainment to deliver year-over-year decreases in both revenue and profits.
  28. WWE Network Puts a Chokehold on Account Sharing

    May 4, 2016
    When World Wrestling Entertainment first launched its streaming network, the company made no effort to limit how many people ...
  29. WWE Is Making a Big Push Into China

    April 26, 2016
    While the movie business has made China its second-most important market, American sports -- or in this case, pseudo-sports ...
  30. Did WWE Drop the Ball This Wrestlemania Season?

    April 5, 2016
    As a publicly traded company, sometimes the lure to meet or exceed expectations when it comes to hitting a certain number ...
  31. The Market In 5 Minutes: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

    April 5, 2016
    Below is a tool used by the Benzinga News Desk each trading day -- it's a look at everything happening in the market, in ...
  32. WWE Network Proves to Be What's Best for Business

    February 25, 2016
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) has established its over-the-top streaming network as a replacement for pay-per-view ...
  33. Is WWE Legend Jimmy Snuka's Murder Charge Affecting Its Stock? ...

    February 20, 2016
    Learn about the events surrounding former WWE superstar Jimmy Snuka's recent murder charge, and discover what, if any, consequences ...
  34. Breakout Opportunity Stocks: CPA, GNRC, WWE

    February 8, 2016
    After a period of contracting volatility, watch for breakouts and bigger moves to come in these stocks.
  35. The Top 5 Small Cap Entertainment Stocks for 2016 (CKEC, RDI)

    February 8, 2016
    Learn about these five small-cap entertainment stocks that deserve a spot in your portfolio for 2016. Take advantage of trends ...
  36. WWE Brings Its Streaming Network to Japan

    December 14, 2015
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) launches its streaming service, WWE Network, in Japan on Jan. 5, 2016. Japanese ...
  37. Are Foreigners as Interested in WWE Wrestling As Americans?

    November 16, 2015
    Learn about the popularity of WWE wrestling all over the world, including the company's move from a pay per view model to ...
  38. WWE Has Solid Q3 Driven by International, Network

    October 29, 2015
    World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) posted better than expected third quarter earnings due to the steady growth of ...
  39. WWE Makes a Bid to Broaden Its Audience

    August 20, 2015
    When John Stewart stepped away from The Daily Show after 16 years as host, speculation as to where he would land next was ...
  40. Network Subscriber Growth Drives Earnings at WWE

    August 3, 2015
    WWE (NYSE: WWE) had a strong second quarter led by impressive growth in paid subscribers for its subscription-based digital ...
  41. WWE Says It Releases Hulk Hogan From Contract

    July 31, 2015
    Ex-wrestler Hulk Hogan has been released by WWE (NYSE: WWE), arguably the entity most responsible for making him a star. ...
  42. Why WWE Network Subscriptions Might Not Be A Big Deal

    October 29, 2014
  43. 4 Newcomers To Forbes' Most Valuable Sports Brands

    October 13, 2014
  44. Barron's Recap: Top 10 Takeover Targets

    May 26, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: how to play the merger boom, as well as the prospects for Time Inc., Global Brass & ...
  45. World Wrestling Grapples With Competitive Threat

    April 26, 2011
    The UFC pins professional wrestling down, while its dividend is on the ropes.
  46. Does The Entertainment Industry Depend On A Strong Economy?

    August 9, 2010
    In a stronger economy, would customers be as picky about spending money on entertainment as they seemed to be in the second ...
  47. High Insider Ownership Equals Excellent Shareholder Returns

    May 17, 2010
    These companies turned insider ownership into excellent returns.