How to buy WWE (WWE) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in WWE shares.

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World Wrestling Entertainment Inc is an entertainment business with stocks listed in the US. WWE shares (WWE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$49.65 – a decrease of 6.62% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in WWE

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for WWE. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: WWE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until WWE reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$48.71, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of WWE, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of WWE. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

WWE stock price (NYSE:WWE)

Use our graph to track the performance of WWE stocks over time.

WWE shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
52-week rangeUS$45.4725 - US$70.2518
50-day moving average US$50.5724
200-day moving average US$54.1447
Target priceUS$61.69
PE ratio 32.4086
Dividend yield US$0.48 (0.97%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$1.532

Where to buy WWE stock

Name Product Standard brokerage for US shares Currency conversion fee Markets
eToro (global stocks)
US$0
50 pips (US$0.50 for every AU$100 exchanged)
Global shares, US shares, ETFs
Zero brokerage share trading on US, Hong Kong and European stocks with trades as low as $50.
Note: This broker offers CFDs which are volatile investment products and most clients lose money trading CFDs with this provider.
Join the world’s biggest social trading network when you trade stocks, commodities and currencies from the one account.
IG Share Trading
US$0
0.70%
ASX shares, Global shares
$0 brokerage for US and global shares plus get an active trader discount of $5 commission on Australian shares.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
Superhero share trading
US$0
50 pips (US$0.50 for every AU$100 exchanged)
ASX shares, US shares, ETFs
Earn up to 15,000 Qantas frequent flyer points when you transfer an exisiting balance or trade. Offer valid for all new and existing Superhero members until 28 February.
Pay zero brokerage on US stocks and all ETFs and just $5 (flat fee) to trade Australian shares from your mobile or desktop.
CMC Markets Invest
US$0
0.60%
ASX shares, Global shares, mFunds, ETFs
$0 brokerage on global shares including US, UK and Japan markets.
Trade up to 9,000 products, including shares, ETFs and managed funds, plus access up to 15 major global and Australian stock exchanges.
Saxo Capital Markets (Classic account)
US$4
1%
ASX shares, Global shares, ETFs
Access 19,000+ stocks on 40+ exchanges worldwide
Low fees for Australian and global share trading, no inactivity fees, low currency conversion fee and optimised for mobile.
SelfWealth (Basic account)
US$9.5
0.60%
ASX shares, US shares
Trade ASX and US shares for a flat fee of $9.50, regardless of the trade size.
New customers receive free access to Community Insights with SelfWealth Premium for the first 90 days. Follow other investors and benchmark your portfolio performance.
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Is it a good time to buy WWE stock?

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WWE share growth calculator

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WWE price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $49.65

1 week (2022-01-14) -6.62%
1 month (2021-12-23) 2.67%
3 months (2021-10-22) -17.32%
6 months (2021-07-23) 1.29%
1 year (2021-01-22) -10.57%
2 years (2020-01-24) -16.78%
3 years (2019-01-24) -39.13%
5 years (2017-01-24) 154.22%

Is WWE under- or over-valued?

Valuing WWE stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of WWE's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

WWE's P/E ratio

WWE's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 32x. In other words, WWE shares trade at around 32x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

WWE's PEG ratio

WWE's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.22. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into WWE's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

WWE's EBITDA

WWE's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$286.7 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a WWE's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

WWE financials

Revenue TTM US$1 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.07%
Gross profit TTM US$429.8 million
Return on assets TTM 11.2%
Return on equity TTM 34.45%
Profit margin 12.71%
Book value 4.917
Market capitalisation US$3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

WWE share dividends

28%

Dividend payout ratio: 28.4% of net profits

Recently WWE has paid out, on average, around 28.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), WWE shareholders could enjoy a 0.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In WWE's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

While WWE's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that WWE may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

WWE's most recent dividend payout was on 26 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

WWE share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, WWE's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$45.4725 up to US$70.2518. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WWE.US volatility(beta: 1.38)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while WWE's is 1.3842. This would suggest that WWE's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

WWE overview

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., an integrated media and entertainment company, engages in the sports entertainment business in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. It operates through three segments: Media, Live Events, and Consumer Products. The Media segment engages in the production and monetization of long-form and short-form media content across various platforms, including WWE Network, pay television, and digital and social media, as well as filmed entertainment. The Live Events segment is involved in the sale of tickets, including primary and secondary distribution; provision of event services; and sale of travel packages related to its live events. The Consumer Products segment engages in merchandising of WWE branded products, such as video games, toys, apparels, and books through licensing arrangements and direct-to-consumer sales, as well as through e-commerce platforms. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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