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NYSE:WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.29 (+1.79 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 11:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.49
50-Day Range
MA: $16.31
52-Week Range
Now: $16.49
Volume759,428 shs
Average Volume495,476 shs
Market Capitalization$1.16 billion
P/E Ratio7.23
Dividend Yield6.17%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.16 billion
Cash Flow$2.79 per share
Book Value$11.28 per share


Net Income$183.59 million


Market Cap$1.16 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)

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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 -- dividend on Wednesday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 11th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, November 1st. This represents a yield of 5.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 10th. View Waddell & Reed Financial's Dividend History.

How were Waddell & Reed Financial's earnings last quarter?

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The asset manager reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.07. The asset manager had revenue of $270.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $266.84 million. Waddell & Reed Financial had a net margin of 13.57% and a return on equity of 16.62%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.58 earnings per share. 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, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Waddell & Reed Financial.

What price target have analysts set for WDR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Waddell & Reed Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Waddell & Reed Financial's share price to reach $15.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Waddell & Reed Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waddell & Reed Financial?

5 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for Waddell & Reed Financial.

Has Waddell & Reed Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WDR stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Waddell & Reed Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the asset manager a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Waddell & Reed Financial.

Who are some of Waddell & Reed Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Waddell & Reed Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Waddell & Reed Financial investors own include Ford Motor (F), YRC Worldwide (YRCW), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Realogy (RLGY), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), VF (VFC), Mattel (MAT) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 60)
  • Mr. Benjamin Russell Clouse, Sr. VP, CFO, Treasurer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Brent Kyle Bloss CPA, CPA, Exec. VP & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Mark Patrick Buyle, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Ms. Amy Jo Scupham C.F.A., Sr. VP of Distribution (Age 44)

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 shareholders include State Street Corp (3.26%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.39%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.95%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.66%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (1.15%) and Foundry Partners LLC (0.96%). Company insiders that own Waddell & Reed Financial stock include Alan W Kosloff, Dennis E Logue, James M Raines, Jerry W Walton, John E Sundeen Jr 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 Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, State Street Corp, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Systematic Financial Management LP, WBI Investments Inc. and Auxier Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Waddell & Reed Financial company stock in the last year include Dennis E Logue, James M Raines and Jerry W Walton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waddell & Reed Financial.

Which major investors are buying Waddell & Reed Financial stock?

WDR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Millennium Management LLC, Foundry Partners LLC and Creative Planning. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Waddell & Reed Financial's stock price today?

One share of WDR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.49.

How big of a company is Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial has a market capitalization of $1.16 billion and generates $1.16 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $183.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.28 on an earnings per share basis. Waddell & Reed Financial employs 1,332 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Waddell & Reed Financial.

What is Waddell & Reed Financial's official website?

The official website for Waddell & Reed Financial is http://www.waddell.com/.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  366 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  599 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  965
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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