Even More on When WWE Planned Batista's Return
According to PWInsider.com, WWE decided early last week to have Batista return at the January 20th edition of Raw, hoping that his return would help spike the ratings for the show.
So it appears as if the advertising leak that took place this past Friday night did not influence WWE's decision to have Batista on 1/20, as that was the plan prior to the leak.
WWE Stock Hits a 52 Week High Today
Earlier today, WWE stock hit a new 52 week high at $16.11. At last check, the stock was trading at $15.82.