WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer George Barrios, Chief Revenue Marketing Officer Michelle Wilson and SVP Financial Planning Investor Relations Michael Weitz are hosting a Fourth Quarter 2017 gain call currently from WWE domicile in Stamford. You can check out coverage of this morning’s press recover during a following link. Below are highlights from a call:
– Weiss opens a call and welcomes us, going over a basics. He turns a call over to Vince. Vince says they achieved record income in 2017 and he goes over some of a numbers from a progressing gain report. Vince touts how video views have grown as have their amicable media engagements. He touts how WWE has one of a most-viewed YouTube channel. He talks about Mixed Match Challenge and a new “Miz Mrs.” USA Network array with Maryse and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz. WWE also looks brazen to rolling out Virtual Reality content. He also comments on celebrating a RAW 25th Anniversary though says it’s only one of many milestones to come. He comments on how Ronda Rousey’s entrance was a prominence of a women’s Royal Rumble match. He also congratulates Triple H and Stephanie McMahon on bringing Rousey to a company. Vince says he’s gratified generally with their opening and looking brazen to 2018 as they design some-more record revenue. Vince turns a call over to Barrios.
Barrios talks about how their calm execution plan has helped in a large way, touting how 2017 brought a top gain and distinction in association history. Barrios talks about today’s numbers and turns a call over to Wilson. Wilson says what sets WWE detached from other media companies is how they can emanate calm for fans by several platforms that are constantly changing. She touts Mixed Match Challenge and says a uncover allows Superstars to bond with fans on Facebook in ways that weren’t probable before. She touts over over 6 million views and over 12 million mins watched for MMC on Facebook Watch. She also talks about a “Miz Mrs.” uncover on a USA Network. She also touts a WWE Network expansion and other success they’ve had opposite all platforms, observant that views were adult 30% in 2017. WWE has strengthened their talent base, combined new games and expelled a best-selling movement figure that kick Star Wars and Transformers.