World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ( WWE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 26, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WWE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that WWE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WWE was $37.83, representing a -3.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.09 and a 97.86% increase over the 52 week low of $19.12.
WWE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Cinemark Holdings Inc ( CNK ) and AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ( AMC ). WWE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.41. Zacks Investment Research reports WWE's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 28%, compared to an industry average of 35.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WWE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WWE as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Consumer Cyclicals Momentum Portfolio ( PEZ )
- PowerShares Russell 2000 Pure Growth Portfolio ( PXSG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSG with an increase of 12.4% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent weighting of WWE at 1.98%.
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