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WWE: Navigating the Pathway to $200MM in EBITDA, Taking Our Price Target to $19

September 18th, 2013

It’s not every day that the CEO of a publicly traded company offers us the opportunity to put him in a “hammerlock” if the company does not achieve its stated financial objectives.    WWE management has expressed an incredible...

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WWE: As More Meat Is Added to the Bone on the Network Front Positive Developments in the Core Remain Overlooked

March 5th, 2013

In the 18-months that we have been recommending going Long shares of WWE, we have been highly critical of management’s reluctance to provide investors with the company’s general operating and financial...

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WWE: Is the WWE About to Go “Over the Top” With its Potential Network?

February 5th, 2013

WWE shares have advanced 7.8% thus far this year compared to a 6.0% gain for the S&P 500.  Despite the solid stock price performance to start the year, we doubt that many WWE investors are taking “victory laps”.  After all, in the...

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WWE: Evaluating Positive Developments from the “Core” and Potential Network Economics

November 15th, 2012

It seems like only 5-6 months ago we were lamenting a similar dynamic surrounding WWE shares.  Here we are again, with WWE shares plumbing decade lows even though there are ample signs that the company’s core product continues...

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WWE: Our Revised Estimates, The Catalysts for WWE for the Next 6-Months

August 2nd, 2012

WWE’s 2Q12 results were more or less inline with expectations.  Based on the strong buy rate for Wrestlemania 28 and subsequent PPV events, it’s clear that WWE’s creative cycle has turned a corner.  Over time we expect this to lead to...

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WWE: Positive Developments Continue to Be Overlooked in Light of the Ongoing Uncertainty Surrounding the WWE Network

August 1st, 2012

It has been a grueling slog for WWE shareholders over the past 6-9 months.  Over the past 3-4 months the company crushed expectations for 1Q12, delivered the highest selling Wrestlemania in history,...

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WWE: On the Cusp of Meaningful Content Monetization

May 4th, 2012

It shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that WWE shares traded off over the past three months following 4Q11 results that were in no uncertain terms hugely disappointing and initial guidance for 2012 that was well below consensus forecasts.  However, we were quite...

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WWE: 2012 Becomes a Year of Significant Investment as We Await Details on Content Distribution and the WWE Network

February 23rd, 2012

Presumably, WWE investors will awake tomorrow morning after fully digesting 4Q11 results that can best be described as substandard to a round of negative estimate revisions for 2012 EPS in the 30-45%...

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WWE: As Details on the WWE Network Emerge, When Will Investors Take Notice?

December 7th, 2011

In the four months since we first introduced WWE as a long idea, the stock has increased approximately 7.3% compared to a 0.4% gain for the S&P 500 over the same time frame.   The stock has witnessed better price action of late from a...

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WWE: Time to Muscle Up; Getting Long with $16 Price Target

August 3rd, 2011

There are few franchises in the broader entertainment industry that have achieved the type of enduring resonance with consumers as the WWE has.  For more than three decades now the company has developed a universe of characters that continues to capture the...

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