WWE Reports 2008 First Quarter Results

The following is from WWE’s corporate site

WWE® Reports 2008 First Quarter Results
STAMFORD, Conn., May 6, 2008 – World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2008. Revenues totaled $162.6 million as compared to $107.4 million in the comparable prior year quarter. Operating income was $27.1 million as compared to $20.6 million in the prior year quarter. Net income was $19.5 million, or $0.27 per share, as compared to $15.1 million, or $0.21 per share, in the prior year quarter. To read the full press release, please click here.

For today’s presentation, click here.

For a webcast of today’s earnings conference call — during which WWE said they did not in fact pay Floyd Mayweather $20 million, despite reports to the contrary — click here.

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