Waddell & Reed Financial Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WDR)

-0.26 (-1.49 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.19
50-Day Range
MA: $16.46
52-Week Range
Now: $17.19
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume898,196 shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E Ratio7.54
Dividend Yield5.73%
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$2.6776 per share
Book Value$11.28 per share


Net Income$183.59 million


Market Cap$1.26 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Confirmed)

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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 paid 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The asset manager reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.05. The asset manager had revenue of $270.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $267.48 million. Waddell & Reed Financial had a net margin of 14.48% and a return on equity of 17.88%. The business's revenue was down 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.55 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, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Waddell & Reed Financial.

How can I listen to Waddell & Reed Financial's earnings call?

Waddell & Reed Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for WDR?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Waddell & Reed Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Waddell & Reed Financial's stock price to reach $16.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%. 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 5 sell ratings, 1 hold rating 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?

News stories about WDR stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waddell & Reed Financial earned a news sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the asset manager a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Waddell & Reed Financial.

Are investors shorting Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,613,500 shares, an increase of 8.7% from the July 31st total of 17,127,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 784,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 23.7 days. Currently, 26.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Waddell & Reed Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 YRC Worldwide (YRCW), Ford Motor (F), Realogy (RLGY), General Electric (GE), Pfizer (PFE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mattel (MAT), AbbVie (ABBV) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (16.04%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.58%), Invesco Ltd. (5.10%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.55%), APG Asset Management N.V. (3.42%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.33%). 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, Thomas W Butch and Wendy J Hills. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Waddell & Reed Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling Waddell & Reed Financial stock?

WDR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Heartland Advisors Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Gabelli Funds LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. 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 institutional investors are buying Waddell & Reed Financial stock?

WDR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including APG Asset Management N.V., Morgan Stanley, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Alberta Investment Management Corp, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $17.19.

How big of a company is Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial has a market capitalization of $1.26 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:  351 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  586 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  937
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 9/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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