World Wrestling Entertainment Revenue, Profits - WWE Annual Income Statement

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Financial analysis of World Wrestling Entertainment involves more than just checking the World Wrestling Entertainment stock price, by looking at the financial statements of the company in detail. In the income statement, an investor can check for important parameters like the topline or sales, the bottomline or profits, the basic EPS, dividends etc. Like any other income statement, the WWE income statement also itemizes revenue/sales, operating expenses, and profits/bottomline for a quarter or year and reflects a YOY revenue growth of 9.84% when compared to the same period in the past. The operating expenses as shown in the World Wrestling Entertainment profit and loss statement for 2017 total to $266.4M. This line item shows that the operating expenses has increased compared with last year. Also check: World Wrestling Entertainment assets and World Wrestling Entertainment free cash flow.

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World Wrestling Entertainment Revenues or Net Sales
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)458.98M430.03M397.31M377.61M323.02M284.45M315.18M274.29M255.84M311.78M
World Wrestling Entertainment Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense240.35M219.13M199.89M180.45M154.58M136.34M116.73M109.39M127.75M131.3M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization101.62M80.05M61.55M-15.45M30.35M63.21M51.99M93.96M91.55M83.36M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization26.05M24.41M22.76M26.7M24.46M20.02M14.98M11.7M14.42M13.08M
Non Operating Income3.21M--0.2M-5.06M-1.19M--0.05M2.63M-0.5M
Interest Expense14.73M3.02M2.36M2.08M1.74M1.7M----
World Wrestling Entertainment Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes31.42M19.37M12.08M-19.23M1.83M11.25M12.04M28.48M29.12M23.94M
Investment Gains Losses----------
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations32.64M33.84M24.14M-30.07M2.76M31.43M24.83M53.45M50.3M45.41M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
World Wrestling Entertainment Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS78.5M77.5M76.3M75.3M75.4M75M74.86M75.31M74.29M73.52M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS76.7M76.1M75.7M75.3M74.9M74.6M74.21M74.57M73.77M72.89M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items50.6M34M28.7M-22.8M8.2M38.6M43.3M53.45M50.3M45.42M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-18M-0.2M-4.6M-7.3M-5.4M-7.2M-18.47M---
World Wrestling Entertainment Earnings Per Share Basic Net
World Wrestling Entertainment Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items0.650.440.38-0.310.110.520.580.710.680.62
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common----------
Dividend Per Share Common0.480.480.480.480.480.480.721.441.441.44
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The key things to look for in an income statement while doing World Wrestling Entertainment stock analysis are:

  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the World Wrestling Entertainment revenue chart, as is the case with World Wrestling Entertainment indicates a growing business. One needs to compare the YoY topline or sales growth of WWE stock with its peers like NWS stock and NWSA stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like World Wrestling Entertainment try to grow their profits by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.

The income statement is also called statement of revenue and expense. The WWE financials along with World Wrestling Entertainment historical stock prices provide a lot of details about the firm.

World Wrestling Entertainment Income Statement - Key Financial Ratios

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