Analysts See $0.12 EPS for World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE)

April 21, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 2.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.22, from 1.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 40.16 million shares or 17.42% more from 34.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
47,250 are owned by North Star Investment Corp. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Moreover, Comerica Savings Bank has 0.02% invested in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) for 68,442 shares. The Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). 1.24 million are owned by Pinnacle Assocs Limited. Ibis Prtnrs Llp invested in 267,852 shares. The California-based Ascend Cap Lc has invested 0.18% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Manufacturers Life The reported 0% of its portfolio in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Aperio Group Lc has 0% invested in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) for 10,959 shares. Ngam Advsr Limited Partnership reported 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Metropolitan Life New York reported 12,335 shares stake. 111,986 were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Com. 711,518 were reported by Aristotle Capital Boston Ltd Liability Corp. Gabelli Funds Llc reported 158,000 shares stake.

Since February 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $123,817 activity. 2,000 shares were sold by Kowal Mark, worth $73,400.

Analysts expect World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) to report $0.12 EPS on May, 3 before the open.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 50.00 % from last quarter’s $0.08 EPS. WWE’s profit would be $9.26 million giving it 81.94 P/E if the $0.12 EPS is correct. After having $0.21 EPS previously, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.’s analysts see -42.86 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.11% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $39.33. About 635,197 shares traded. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) has risen 63.19% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 51.64% the S&P500.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering World Wrestling (NYSE:WWE), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. World Wrestling had 18 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, February 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Thursday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. Needham maintained World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) rating on Wednesday, March 7. Needham has “Buy” rating and $45.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Needham. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 4. On Tuesday, April 17 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Tuesday, April 10 with “Buy”. The stock of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) earned “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, April 17.

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. The company has market cap of $3.03 billion. The firm operates through Network, Television, Home Entertainment, Digital Media, Live Events, Licensing, Venue Merchandise, WWEShop, and WWE Studios divisions. It has a 93.64 P/E ratio. It 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 produces content via home entertainment platforms, including DVD, Blu-Ray, subscription, and transactional on-demand outlets.

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