NYSE:WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.65 +0.07 (+0.34 %) (As of 08/19/2018 03:29 PM ET)Previous Close$20.65Today's Range$20.37 - $20.7652-Week Range$17.53 - $23.82Volume589,882 shsAverage Volume1.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.61 billionP/E Ratio10.76Dividend Yield4.98%Beta1.9 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides investment management and advisory, investment product underwriting and distribution, and shareholder services administration to mutual funds, and institutional and separately managed accounts in the United States. The company acts as an investment adviser for institutional and other private investors, and provides sub advisory services to other investment companies; and underwrites and distributes registered open-end mutual fund portfolios. It also offers fee-based asset allocation investment advisory products to advisors channel customers; distributes business partners' variable annuity products, and retirement and life insurance products to advisors channel customers; and sells life insurance and disability products underwritten by various carriers. The company distributes investment products through its wholesale channel comprising other broker/dealers, various retirement platforms, and registered investment advisors, as well as through independent financial advisors; and markets investment advisory services to institutional investors directly or through consultants. Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas. Receive WDR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WDR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Security brokers & dealers Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:WDR CUSIP93005910 Webwww.waddell.com Phone913-236-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11 Current Ratio3.99 Quick Ratio1.75 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.76 Forward P/E Ratio9.39 P/E Growth1.23 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.16 billion Price / Sales1.42 Cash Flow$2.2742 per share Price / Cash9.08 Book Value$10.47 per share Price / Book1.97 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.92 Net Income$141.27 million Net Margins13.47% Return on Equity19.29% Return on Assets12.69% Miscellaneous Employees1,430 Outstanding Shares79,760,000Market Cap$1.61 billion Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Waddell & Reed Financial's stock symbol? Waddell & Reed Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WDR." How often does Waddell & Reed Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waddell & Reed Financial? Waddell & Reed Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 11th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.84%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 10th. View Waddell & Reed Financial's Dividend History. How were Waddell & Reed Financial's earnings last quarter? Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The asset manager reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.07. The asset manager had revenue of $295.34 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $288.92 million. Waddell & Reed Financial had a return on equity of 19.29% and a net margin of 13.47%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.29 EPS. View Waddell & Reed Financial's Earnings History. When is Waddell & Reed Financial's next earnings date? Waddell & Reed Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Waddell & Reed Financial. What price target have analysts set for WDR? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Waddell & Reed Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Waddell & Reed Financial's share price to reach $20.2857 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Waddell & Reed Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waddell & Reed Financial? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waddell & Reed Financial in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Waddell & Reed Financial. Who are some of Waddell & Reed Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Waddell & Reed Financial include Virtu Financial (VIRT), Stifel Financial (SF), Navient (NAVI), Wisdom Tree Investments (WETF), Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC), Associated Capital Group (AC), Investment Technology Group (ITG), Gamco Investors (GBL), Greenhill & Co., Inc. (GHL), Oppenheimer (OPY), Cowen Inc Class A (COWN), Siebert Financial (SIEB), JMP Group (JMP), China Finance Online (JRJC) and Global Arena (GAHC). Who are Waddell & Reed Financial's key executives? Waddell & Reed Financial's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Philip James Sanders C.F.A., CFA, MBA, CEO, Chief Investment Officer & Director (Age 59)Mr. Brent Kyle Bloss CPA, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49)Mr. John Earl Sundeen Jr., CFA, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer of Investments (Age 57)Mr. Benjamin Russell Clouse, Sr. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 45)Ms. Joan J. Albeck, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer Has Waddell & Reed Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about WDR stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Waddell & Reed Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Waddell & Reed Financial. Who are Waddell & Reed Financial's major shareholders? Waddell & Reed Financial's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.65%), FMR LLC (5.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.18%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.07%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.28%) and Schroder Investment Management Group (2.19%). Company insiders that own Waddell & Reed Financial stock include Alan W Kosloff, Benjamin R Clouse, James M Raines, Jerry W Walton, John E Sundeen Jr, Thomas W Butch and Wendy J Hills. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Waddell & Reed Financial. Which major investors are selling Waddell & Reed Financial stock? WDR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Millennium Management LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Point72 Asset Management L.P., California Public Employees Retirement System and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Waddell & Reed Financial company stock in the last year include Alan W Kosloff, James M Raines, Jerry W Walton, John E Sundeen Jr, Thomas W Butch and Wendy J Hills. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waddell & Reed Financial. Which major investors are buying Waddell & Reed Financial stock? WDR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Heartland Advisors Inc., Cambria Investment Management L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, Foundry Partners LLC and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waddell & Reed Financial. How do I buy shares of Waddell & Reed Financial? Shares of WDR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Waddell & Reed Financial's stock price today? One share of WDR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.65. How big of a company is Waddell & Reed Financial? Waddell & Reed Financial has a market capitalization of $1.61 billion and generates $1.16 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $141.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.92 on an earnings per share basis. Waddell & Reed Financial employs 1,430 workers across the globe. How can I contact Waddell & Reed Financial? Waddell & Reed Financial's mailing address is 6300 LAMAR AVE, OVERLAND PARK KS, 66201. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 913-236-2000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE WDR)Community Ranking: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 289 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 508 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 797MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Waddell & Reed Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WDR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WDR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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