WWE To Report 2014 Second Quarter Earnings Later This Month; WWE Network Update Expected

WWE announced on Thursday they will report their Second Quarter earnings for 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014 before market open. Later in the morning, Vince McMahon and Chief Financial Officer George Barrios will host a conference call with investors at 11 AM ET. The date is significant for a number of reasons but none […]

WWE Announces New Member To Board Of Directors

WWE announced on Monday that TV executive Laureen Ong has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Ong most recently worked for the Travel Channel, where she was building brand strategy, developing programming and creating new business opportunities for the network. Below is the official press release: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) today […]

WWE’s Bizarre Day Headlined By Releases, Stephanie McMahon’s Keynote & Mark Henry’s Tweet

One of the most exciting things about my career as a pro wrestling journalist is I literally have no idea what I’m going to write from one day to the next. I go as the news goes. My responsibility of providing the public with information is always there, however, often times, I’m unsure of what […]

WWE Stock Price Stabilizes, Payback Main Event Hype Videos

WWE Stock Update While we do not normally cover daily stock quotes, I felt it was worth mentioning that WWE’s stock price has stabilized following the sharp decline we saw a couple of weeks ago in response to the company’s new domestic TV agreement. The stock traded on a range of $11.30-$11.60 on Wednesday. Payback […]

WWE’s New TV Deal, McMahon Loses Hundreds Of Millions, WWE Network Subscribers, Satellite Companies Dropping PPVs

I was on The Mark Moses Show with Mark Moses last Thursday to discuss WWE’s new television deal with NBCUniversal, Wall Street’s negative reaction, Vince McMahon losing nearly $350 million in one day, the WWE Network, cable and satellite providers dropping WWE pay-per-views and more. You can listen to the interview at this link or […]

Another Law Firm Investigating WWE For Possibly Violating Securities Laws

The Law Office of James C. Kelly announced on Thursday they are investigating WWE on behalf of investors that purchased shares of the company between August 1, 2013 and May 15, 2014. You can read the release at this link. Multiple investigations have been launched since WWE announced their new TV distribution agreement with NBCUniversal. […]

Adam Pearce At WWE Performance Center, Examining WWE’s Business Issues

Adam Pearce at WWE Performance Center Adam Pearce has been working as a guest trainer at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida this week. Here’s a photo he Tweeted from the facility: FACT. pic.twitter.com/Wv5BnLtzMM — Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) May 19, 2014 Examining WWE’s Business Issues Yahoo Finance does a good job in breaking down […]

Another Law Firm Investigating WWE For Possible Securities Fraud

Ademi & O’Reilly, LLP announced on Tuesday they are investigating WWE for possible securities fraud. In a press release, the firm stated they are looking into inaccurate statements made regarding WWE’s business practices, financial statements and prospects. You can read more about their investigation at this link. This comes on the heels of an investigation […]

Vince McMahon Admits Disappointing TV Deal, WWE Network Hurt Negotiations, Caller Doesn’t Get Put In Hammerlock

WWE held a Business Outlook call with investors on Monday to try and ease concerns after the announcement of their new domestic TV deal with NBCUniversal. Due to circumstances beyond my control, I was unable to make the call, however, Brooks Oglesby recapped it exclusively for WrestlingNewsWorld.com. In the call, Vince McMahon, in England for […]

Complete Coverage From WWE Business Outlook Conference Call

WWE held a conference call with investors on Monday to go over the recent decline of WWE’s stock price, which resulted in Vince McMahon reportedly losing $340 million. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and compiled the following notes: Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement to open the […]

Explaining WWE’s Stock Selloff, Is WWE Network A Failure Already?, Bray Wyatt Stale?, WWE’s Problems Deeper Than Roster Cuts

The following is today’s edition of Ask WNW. Ask WNW is the most popular feature on the website where Richard Gray answers four questions daily, Monday through Friday. To submit your question for the next installment of Ask WNW, click here.

Timeline Of Events: WWE Announces New TV Deal, Stock Price Tanks, Vince McMahon Loses Third Of Net Worth, Major Changes Demanded, Investigation Launched

It’s been quite the week for WWE as they announced their new domestic TV licensing agreement with NBCUniversal. While the company had indicated to investors they would double or triple what they made annually in TV licensing fees, the deal saw a moderate increase that underwhelmed. Below is a complete timeline of events leading up […]