World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) Analysts See $0.19 EPS

January 13, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) Analysts See $0.19 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.95 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.48, from 1.47 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 8 investors sold World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. shares while 29 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 34.20 million shares or 2.32% less from 35.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Texas Permanent School Fund reported 28,583 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) or 761 shares. Aperio Group Inc Lc invested 0% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Davidson Kempner Cap Mgmt Lp accumulated 0.51% or 725,000 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). First Manhattan has invested 0% of its portfolio in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) has invested 0.09% in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). 76,188 are held by Rhumbline Advisers. Moreover, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Liability has 0% invested in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE). Summit Securities Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.04% or 10,000 shares in its portfolio. Bbva Compass Financial Bank Inc accumulated 23,068 shares. Whittier stated it has 1,500 shares. Capital Invsts accumulated 1.14M shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System stated it has 17,642 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $3.38 million activity. On Thursday, August 10 Kowal Mark sold $101,840 worth of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) or 4,750 shares. Wilson Michelle D also sold $1.17 million worth of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) on Tuesday, August 1. On Friday, August 25 the insider DUNN KEVIN sold $1.50 million.

Analysts expect World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) to report $0.19 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 90.00 % from last quarter’s $0.1 EPS. WWE’s profit would be $14.65 million giving it 42.34 P/E if the $0.19 EPS is correct. After having $0.28 EPS previously, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.’s analysts see -32.14 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.19% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $32.18. About 690,729 shares traded. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) has risen 15.92% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.78% the S&P500.

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

Among 13 analysts covering World Wrestling (NYSE:WWE), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. World Wrestling had 25 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by FBN Securities on Monday, October 30 to “Sector Perform”. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 5 report. As per Wednesday, December 13, the company rating was maintained by M Partners. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The stock of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Monday, September 25. On Friday, June 30 the stock rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, August 25 with “Hold”. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was initiated by J.P. Morgan with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) rating on Tuesday, April 5. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $20 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest on Tuesday, April 5.

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 $2.48 billion. The firm operates through Network, Television, Home Entertainment, Digital Media, Live Events, Licensing, Venue Merchandise, WWEShop, and WWE Studios divisions. It has a 68.76 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.

More recent World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “WWE’s New Year’s Resolution Should Include Formal Succession Plan” on January 02, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “World Wrestling Strengthens Partnership With Astro Malaysia” on January 11, 2018. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Is WWE About to Repeat One of its Biggest Mistakes?” with publication date: January 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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