World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ( WWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WWE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that WWE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WWE was $8.77, representing a -3.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.08 and a 17.88% increase over the 52 week low of $7.44.
WWE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Cinemark Holdings Inc ( CNK ) and Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation ( LGF ). WWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.42. Zacks Investment Research reports WWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -21.63%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WWE Dividend History page.