NYSE:WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$18.85 +0.04 (+0.21 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.67
Today's Range$18.67 - $19.05
52-Week Range$17.53 - $23.82
Volume30,063 shs
Average Volume712,241 shs
Market Capitalization$1.51 billion
P/E Ratio9.80
Dividend Yield5.45%
Waddell & Reed Financial logoWaddell & 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio4.27
Quick Ratio1.59


Trailing P/E Ratio9.80
Forward P/E Ratio8.93
P/E Growth1.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.16 billion
Price / Sales1.34
Cash Flow$2.2904 per share
Price / Cash8.23
Book Value$10.47 per share
Price / Book1.80


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.92
Net Income$141.27 million
Net Margins11.76%
Return on Equity17.97%
Return on Assets11.41%


Outstanding Shares82,040,000
Market Cap$1,505.34

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The asset manager reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.02. The asset manager earned $297.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $288.38 million. Waddell & Reed Financial had a return on equity of 17.97% and a net margin of 11.76%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.40 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, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Waddell & Reed Financial.

What price target have analysts set for WDR?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Waddell & Reed Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Waddell & Reed Financial's share price to reach $20.2857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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

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)
  • Ms. Wendy Jacqueline Hills, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • 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)

Has Waddell & Reed Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WDR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Waddell & Reed Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the asset manager an impact score of 47.25 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Waddell & Reed Financial's major shareholders?

Waddell & Reed Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.28%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling Waddell & Reed Financial stock?

WDR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Fisher Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Waddell & Reed Financial company stock in the last year 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 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 $18.88.

How big of a company is Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial has a market capitalization of $1.51 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  276 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  492 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  768
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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