World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (N:WWE)

Business Focus: Entertainment Production

Sector:  Consumer Cyclicals Industry:  Entertainment Production
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Company Contact
Address: 1241 E Main St
Tel: N/A
IR: See website
Key People
Vincent K. McMahon
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
George A. Barrios
Co-President, Director
Michelle D. Wilson
Co-President, Director
Michael John Luisi
President - WWE Studios
Paul Levesque
Executive Vice President - Talent, Live Events & Creative, Director
Casey Collins
Executive Vice President - Consumer Products
Blake T. Bilstad
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Stephanie McMahon
Chief Brand Officer, Director
Kevin Dunn
Executive Producer & Chief Global Television Production
Business Overview
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is an integrated media and entertainment company. The Company's segments are Network, Television, Home Entertainment, Digital Media, Live Events, Licensing, Venue Merchandise, WWEShop, WWE Studios, and Corporate and Other. The Company is engaged in the production and distribution of content through various channels, including its 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. Its Network, Television, Home Entertainment and Digital Media are individual segments that comprise the Media Division. Its Live Events, Licensing, Venue Merchandise and WWEShop are individual segments that comprise the Consumer Products Division. Its Network segment consists of subscriptions to WWE Network. The Company's Television segment consists of television rights fees and advertising.
Financial Overview
For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2018, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. revenues increased 16% to $930.2M. Net income before extraordinary items increased from $43.9M to $99.5M. Revenues reflect Europe/Middle East/Africa segment increase of 89% to $237.2M, North America segment increase of 2% to $612.3M. Net income benefited from Other Expenses increase from $191K (expense) to $7M (income).
Employees: 915 as of Dec 31, 2018
Reporting Currency: U.S. Dollars
Enterprise value: $6,879M as of Dec 31, 2018
Annual revenue (TTM): $930.16M as of Dec 31, 2018
EBITDA (TTM): $192.83M as of Dec 31, 2018
Net annual income (TTM): $99.46M as of Dec 31, 2018
Free cash flow (TTM): $117.20M as of Dec 31, 2018
Net Debt Last Fiscal Year: N/A
Shares outstanding: 78,024,849 as of Dec 31, 2018
Index Membership: S&P 400 Mid Cap
TTM: Trailing Twelve Months
EBITDA: Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, & Amortization