Cash Dividend On The Way From World Wrestling Entertainment

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/11/14, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc ( WWE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 9/25/14. As a percentage of WWE's recent stock price of $14.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when WWE shares open for trading on 9/11/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for WWE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.12 declared by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WWE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WWE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, WWE's low point in its 52 week range is $9.62 per share, with $31.98 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.81.

In Tuesday trading, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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