WWE reports Q4 2016 and year-end financial results


WWE today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. For the quarter, the Company reported Net income of $8.0 million as compared to a Net loss of $1.2 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income increased to $13.9 million from an Operating loss of $1.5 million.

“During the past year, we continued to successfully execute our content strategy, which resulted in significant operational achievements and generated record revenue. We grew WWE Network to an average of more than 1.5 million subscribers, attracted record attendance of 101,763 fans at WrestleMania, and strengthened the global reach of our television programs, completing distribution deals in China, Australia, Germany and Spain, among other countries,” said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. “The increased engagement with our brands across multiple platforms provides a foundation for achieving our 2017 and long-term financial objectives.”

You can read the full press release at http://corporate.wwe.com/news/company-news/2017/02-09-2017.