WWE held a conference call with investors to discuss their 2013 First Quarter Earnings on Thursday morning. Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement. He handed over the call to Vince McMahon. Vince said they had mixed results this quarter and went over the results. Rather than recapping the numbers, everything is available in […]
WWE issued their 2013 First Quarter Results Thursday morning before market open. The release is available in its entirety below: WWE® Reports 2013 First Quarter Results Company Release – 05/02/2013 08:30 STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Revenues totaled $124.0 million as compared to $123.1 […]
WWE filed their 2012 Annual Report ahead of Thursday’s quarterly earnings report and investor conference call. I compiled the bullet points from the beginning of the report and have included them below: While existing television properties maintained their lasting popularity, WWE expanded its broadcast content in 2012 with the launch of two new shows, WWE […]
WWE Shareholders Meeting WWE held their annual shareholders meeting at Titan Towers in Stamford, Connecticut on Friday. There weren’t any major developments coming out of it as Vince McMahon answered questions as did WWE CFO George Barrios. McMahon laughed off a question when asked if The Rock was finished wrestling and everyone was confident about […]
Randy Orton Comments on Raw Crowd Randy Orton checked in with his thoughts on the wild crowd at this week’s WWE Raw from East Rutherford, New Jersey. Orton Tweeted: Just watched back some of Raw from last Monday night. That crowd was insane! Never experienced anything like it before. Glad I was there. — Randy […]
WWE has updated their Key Performance Indicators with the preliminary Elimination Chamber buyrate. The show did an estimated 210,000 buys, which is up from the 178,000 the show drew in 2012 and 199,000 in 2011. The company also solved the Royal Rumble buyrate estimate by confirming the show did 498,000 buys. This is also up […]
- WWE released their 2012 Annual Report. You can read through it in PDF format at this link. – Former WWE writer Court Bauer, who broke the news of the termination of Eric Pankowsi, has broke the news of a new head writer. Bauer wrote the following on Twitter: David Kreizman, who started with #WWE […]
Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement where he acknowledged Thursday’s earnings report and Business Plan & Potential Path To Significant Earnings Growth release. Vince McMahon got on the call and put over social media growth and the numbers of the quarter. He mentioned their action figures doing very well and said […]
In addition to reporting their earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012 and full year results, WWE issued a press release titled the following: WWE® Announces Business Plan and Potential Path to Significant Earnings Growth STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (WWE) today announced some of the key initiatives in its 2013-2015 business plan, which is designed […]
The official WWE pay-per-view buy rates for every show in the fourth quarter of 2012 were released on Thursday as part of the company’s earnings report. The buy rates are as follows: Hell in a Cell – 199,000 buys (compared to 182,000 in 2011) Survivor Series – 208,000 buys (compared to 281,000 in 2011) WWE […]
- WWE released their 2012 fourth quarter and year end results prior to the stock market open on Thursday. Below is the detailed release: WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. Revenues totaled $115.1 million as compared to $112.9 million in the prior-year quarter. Operating income was $2.6 million […]
- WWE announced on Friday they have declared their quarterly dividend. Below is the official release: WWE® Declares Quarterly Dividend STAMFORD, Conn.– WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for […]
WWE announced on Thursday they’ll report their 2012 fourth quarter earnings on February 28, 2013 before market open. Vince McMahon will host a conference call with investors to discuss the earnings at 11 AM EST. We’ll have full coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
- WNW reader Dave L sent word The New York Times reported that WWE has received $16.5 million from the state of Connecticut in corporate income tax credits, rebate or reductions from 2010-2011. You can view the full chart for the state of Connecticut at this link. - The New York Daily News has an article […]
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