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WWE World Wrestling Entertainment dividend history, payout ratio & dates

World Wrestling Entertainment's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share was on Sep 14, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $0.48 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.59%.

Key dates

  • WWE last dividend date: Sep 14, 2022
  • WWE next dividend date: Dec 14, 2022
WWE dividend stats
DPS
$0.48
Dividend yield
0.59%
Payout ratio
16.6%
vs. Communication Services sector
Dividend yield
2.91%
Payout ratio
40.7%

Dividend yield

What is World Wrestling Entertainment current dividend yield

World Wrestling Entertainment's dividend yield of 0.59% is lower than the Communication Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Communication Services sector average of 2.91%, World Wrestling Entertainment's dividend yield is 80% lower. The historical 5-year average of WWE's dividend yield is 0.9%, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is WWE dividend payout history and dates

World Wrestling Entertainment has a history of paying dividends since 2004. Our records of WWE show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 57% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 37%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 14, 2022 Sep 26, 2022 Jul 28, 2022 $0.12 normal
Jun 14, 2022 Jun 27, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 $0.12 normal
Mar 14, 2022 Mar 25, 2022 Jan 27, 2022 $0.12 normal
Dec 14, 2021 Dec 27, 2021 Oct 28, 2021 $0.12 normal
Sep 14, 2021 Sep 27, 2021 Jul 22, 2021 $0.12 normal
Jun 14, 2021 Jun 25, 2021 Apr 15, 2021 $0.12 normal
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 25, 2021 Jan 28, 2021 $0.12 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Dec 28, 2020 Oct 21, 2020 $0.12 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 25, 2020 Jul 16, 2020 $0.12 normal
Jun 12, 2020 Jun 25, 2020 Apr 16, 2020 $0.12 normal
Mar 12, 2020 Mar 25, 2020 Jan 30, 2020 $0.12 normal
Dec 12, 2019 Dec 26, 2019 Oct 23, 2019 $0.12 normal
Sep 12, 2019 Sep 25, 2019 Jul 18, 2019 $0.12 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 25, 2019 Apr 18, 2019 $0.12 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 25, 2019 Jan 31, 2019 $0.12 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Dec 26, 2018 Oct 18, 2018 $0.12 normal
Sep 13, 2018 Sep 25, 2018 Jul 19, 2018 $0.12 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jun 25, 2018 Apr 19, 2018 $0.12 normal
Mar 14, 2018 Mar 26, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 $0.12 normal
Dec 14, 2017 Dec 26, 2017 Oct 19, 2017 $0.12 normal
Sep 14, 2017 Sep 25, 2017 Jul 20, 2017 $0.12 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Jun 26, 2017 Apr 21, 2017 $0.12 normal
Mar 13, 2017 Mar 27, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 $0.12 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Dec 27, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 $0.12 normal
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 Jul 21, 2016 $0.12 normal
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 $0.12 normal

World Wrestling Entertainment dividend payout ratio

What is World Wrestling Entertainment dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

World Wrestling Entertainment's payout ratio of 16.6% is below the Communication Services sector and the industry average. Compared to its Communication Services sector average of 40.7%, World Wrestling Entertainment's payout ratio is 59% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

WWE dividend vs peer dividends

How does WWE dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CMCSA Comcast Corp 2.98% $1.06 89.1%
FOXA Fox Corp 1.58% $0.49 24.5%
WWE World Wrestling Entertainment Inc 0.59% $0.48 16.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does World Wrestling Entertainment pay a dividend?

Yes, World Wrestling Entertainment has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. WWE has been paying dividends since 2004.

When is World Wrestling Entertainment's next dividend?

WWE's next dividend date is Dec 14, 2022 (ex-date).

When was WWE's last dividend?

World Wrestling Entertainment's last regular dividend was on Sep 14, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.12 per share.

How much dividend does World Wrestling Entertainment pay (per share)?

On an annual basis WWE pays $0.48 per share.

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of World Wrestling Entertainment is 0.59%.

How often does World Wrestling Entertainment pay dividends?

World Wrestling Entertainment has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is World Wrestling Entertainment's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of World Wrestling Entertainment is 16.6%.

Does World Wrestling Entertainment pay a good dividend?

World Wrestling Entertainment's dividend yield is lower than the Communication Services sector average.