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NYSE:WDRWaddell & Reed Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

$15.32
+0.28 (+1.86 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 02:16 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.87
Now: $15.32
$15.37
50-Day Range
$13.04
MA: $14.68
$15.90
52-Week Range
$9.87
Now: $15.32
$18.33
Volume44,231 shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio10.49
Dividend Yield6.35%
Beta1.52
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.
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Analyst Opinion: 0.5Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Security brokers & dealers
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
CUSIP93005910
Phone913-236-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.07 billion
Cash Flow$2.20 per share
Book Value$11.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$114.99 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,162
Market Cap$1.01 billion
Next Earnings Date7/28/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Waddell & Reed Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Waddell & Reed Financial's stock was trading at $11.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WDR stock has increased by 30.4% and is now trading at $15.32. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 5 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View analyst ratings for Waddell & Reed Financial.

When is Waddell & Reed Financial's next earnings date?

Waddell & Reed Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 28th 2020. View our earnings forecast 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, July 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The asset manager reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.03. The asset manager earned $263.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $253.19 million. Waddell & Reed Financial had a net margin of 9.76% and a return on equity of 15.01%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. View Waddell & Reed Financial's earnings history.

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 Thursday, June 18th. Investors of record on Monday, July 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, August 3rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.53%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 10th. View Waddell & Reed Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WDR?

5 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Waddell & Reed Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Waddell & Reed Financial's share price to reach $14.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%. View analysts' price targets for Waddell & Reed Financial.

Has Waddell & Reed Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WDR stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waddell & Reed Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the asset manager a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about Waddell & Reed Financial.

Are investors shorting Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 21,140,000 shares, a drop of 8.6% from the June 15th total of 23,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 18.4 days. Approximately 33.5% of the company's stock 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 Pfizer (PFE), Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Gilead Sciences (GILD), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), YRC Worldwide (YRCW), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET) and Realogy (RLGY).

Who are Waddell & Reed Financial's key executives?

Waddell & Reed Financial's management team includes the following 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)

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 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 $15.32.

How big of a company is Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial has a market capitalization of $1.01 billion and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $114.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.88 on an earnings per share basis. Waddell & Reed Financial employs 1,162 workers across the globe.

What is Waddell & Reed Financial's official website?

The official website for Waddell & Reed Financial is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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