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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.58
WWE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. WWE: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WWE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 32.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.58
Equity to Asset 0.52
WWE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WWE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WWE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.52
0.29
0.86
Interest Coverage 16.77
WWE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.91 vs. WWE: 16.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WWE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 120.17 Max: 316.38
Current: 16.77
3.37
316.38
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.79
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
5.51%
16.78%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 5.76
WWE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. WWE: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WWE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.77  Med: 11.14 Max: 17.63
Current: 5.76
-7.77
17.63
Net-margin (%) 3.53
WWE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. WWE: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WWE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.54  Med: 7.56 Max: 11.76
Current: 3.53
-5.54
11.76
ROE (%) 11.46
WWE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.97 vs. WWE: 11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WWE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.75  Med: 11.91 Max: 16.35
Current: 11.46
-12.75
16.35
ROA (%) 6.06
WWE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WWE: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WWE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.9  Med: 9.19 Max: 12.48
Current: 6.06
-7.9
12.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 35.28
WWE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. WWE: 35.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WWE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.28  Med: 51.09 Max: 98.02
Current: 35.28
-36.28
98.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.20
WWE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WWE: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WWE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: 2 Max: 41
Current: 10.2
-8
41
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
WWE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. WWE: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WWE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: -1.9 Max: 87.9
Current: -0.6
-29.2
87.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.70
WWE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WWE: -8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WWE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.7  Med: -3.3 Max: 79.7
Current: -8.7
-61.7
79.7
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Q4 2015

WWE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 50,100 sh (New)
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Mario Cibelli 800,000 sh (-15.79%)
Jim Simons 59,500 sh (-64.73%)
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Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Mario Cibelli 280,000 sh (-65.00%)
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WWE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 42,600 sh (+1.19%)
Mario Cibelli 225,000 sh (-19.64%)
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Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 512110    SIC: 7812
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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 digital over-the-top ("OTT") WWE Network, live events and feature films.

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is engaged in the production and distribution of content through various channels, including over-the-top WWE Network, television rights agreements, pay-per-view event programming, live events, feature films, licensing of various WWE themed products, and the sale of consumer products featuring its brands. The Company is organized in following principal activities: Media division, Live streaming, Consumer products Division and the WWE Studios. The media division consists of WWE Network available in more than 180 countries and territories, including the United Kingdom, Canada, the Middle East, and Ireland, among others. Subscribers can access all of WWE's live pay-per-view events, exclusive original programming and more than 4,300 hours of video-on-demand library. WWE Network content includes exclusive original programming, including Breaking Ground, Swerved and Stone Cold Podcast as well as exclusive live in-ring specials, including its 2015 broadcasts of The Beast Live from Tokyo, Live from Madison Square Garden, and its live NXT Takeover specials, among others. Television programming, which includes RAW and SmackDown. Content distributed through home entertainment channels has included themed compilations from the Company's vast archives as well as releases of the Company's pay-per-view events. Digital Media utilizes internet to promote its products and brands. The live events include ticket sales and travel packages for live events. The consumer products division includes Licensing consists of royalties or fees related to various WWE themed products such as video games, toys and apparel; Venue Merchandise consist of sales of merchandise at live events; and WWEShop consist of sales of merchandise on website through WWEShop internet storefront and on distribution platforms, including Amazon. The WWE Studios consist of investing in, producing, and/or distributing of filmed entertainment. For the Company's live, television, WWE Network, pay-per-view and movie audiences, it faces competition from professional and college sports, other live, filmed, televised and streamed entertainment, and other leisure activities. It competes with entertainment companies, professional and college sports leagues and other makers of branded apparel and merchandise. It will face increased competition from websites and mobile and other internet connected apps delivering paid and free content, as streamed media offerings continue to expand.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 60.72
WWE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.47 vs. WWE: 60.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WWE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.96  Med: 24.1 Max: 616.75
Current: 60.72
12.96
616.75
Forward P/E 28.57
WWE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. WWE: 28.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 60.72
WWE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
83% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.64 vs. WWE: 60.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WWE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.96  Med: 24.1 Max: 616.75
Current: 60.72
12.96
616.75
P/B 6.75
WWE's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. WWE: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WWE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 3.05 Max: 9.21
Current: 6.75
1.81
9.21
P/S 2.14
WWE's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WWE: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WWE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.1 Max: 4.57
Current: 2.14
1.15
4.57
PFCF 157.97
WWE's PFCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. WWE: 157.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WWE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.49  Med: 21.38 Max: 173.17
Current: 157.97
9.49
173.17
POCF 40.14
WWE's POCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. WWE: 40.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WWE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 19.65 Max: 180.83
Current: 40.14
8.17
180.83
EV-to-EBIT 36.20
WWE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. WWE: 36.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WWE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -209.6  Med: 12.1 Max: 280.3
Current: 36.2
-209.6
280.3
EV-to-EBITDA 20.70
WWE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. WWE: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WWE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -90.2  Med: 9.5 Max: 137.9
Current: 20.7
-90.2
137.9
Shiller P/E 44.60
WWE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 26.87 vs. WWE: 44.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WWE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.69  Med: 24.18 Max: 52.44
Current: 44.6
12.69
52.44
Current Ratio 1.26
WWE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. WWE: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WWE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 4.08 Max: 5.99
Current: 1.26
1.16
5.99
Quick Ratio 1.20
WWE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. WWE: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WWE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 4.06 Max: 5.96
Current: 1.2
1.13
5.96
Days Inventory 6.13
WWE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. WWE: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WWE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 3.26 Max: 6.13
Current: 6.13
2.17
6.13
Days Sales Outstanding 33.22
WWE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 70.32 vs. WWE: 33.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WWE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.97  Med: 42.12 Max: 61.84
Current: 33.22
26.97
61.84
Days Payable 6.39
WWE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. WWE: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WWE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.39  Med: 21.46 Max: 31.85
Current: 6.39
6.39
31.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.47
WWE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. WWE: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WWE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 5.84 Max: 15.58
Current: 2.47
1.55
15.58
Dividend Payout 1.50
WWE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. WWE: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WWE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.03 Max: 12
Current: 1.5
1.08
12
Forward Dividend Yield 2.47
WWE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. WWE: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.95
WWE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. WWE: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WWE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.25 Max: 5.99
Current: 0.95
0.6
5.99
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
WWE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.20 vs. WWE: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WWE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.5  Med: -0.6 Max: 2.1
Current: -0.5
-29.5
2.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.75
WWE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. WWE: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WWE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.9 Max: 8.6
Current: 6.75
1.6
8.6
Price/Projected FCF 4.16
WWE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. WWE: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WWE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.66 Max: 4.74
Current: 4.16
0.82
4.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
WWE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WWE: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WWE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.02
0.57
3.94
Price/Graham Number 4.27
WWE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WWE: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WWE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.66 Max: 9.26
Current: 4.27
1.08
9.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.80
WWE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WWE: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WWE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 8 Max: 14.3
Current: 2.8
0.4
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -19.18
WWE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.35 vs. WWE: -19.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WWE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.3  Med: 6.3 Max: 18.8
Current: -19.18
-25.3
18.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $700.4
EPS (TTM) $ 0.32
Beta0.41
Short Percentage of Float29.64%
52-Week Range $14.20 - 21.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)76.40

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 715 751
EPS ($) 0.49 0.68
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.49 0.68
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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