WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
16.88
-0.23 (-1.34%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close17.11
Open17.09
Bid17.00 x 1400
Ask17.01 x 800
Day's Range16.86 - 17.26
52 Week Range15.96 - 21.63
Volume1,923,324
Avg. Volume816,553
Market Cap1.268B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.43
PE Ratio (TTM)7.86
EPS (TTM)2.15
Earnings DateJul 30, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.00 (5.84%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-07-10
1y Target Est16.57
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  • Business Wire10 days ago

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Announces June 30, 2019 Assets Under Management

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. today reported preliminary assets under management of $71.9 billion for the month ended June 30, 2019, compared to $68.6 billion on May 31, 2019.

  • Business Wire19 days ago

    Waddell & Reed, Inc. Introduces New Advisory Program

    The continuing expansion of Waddell & Reed, Inc.’s advisory program offerings has brought a new addition to its Managed Allocation Portfolios lineup. The latest offering, MAPDirect, provides clients and their advisors access to more than 1,800 individual mutual funds and nearly 200 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that they can utilize as they build targeted, personalized investment portfolios. MAPDirect draws its suite of investment options from more than 30 different mutual fund managers.

  • Will a 'border war' truce hinder Waddell & Reed's search?
    American City Business Journals24 days ago

    Will a 'border war' truce hinder Waddell & Reed's search?

    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill into law that would prohibit offering most state incentives to businesses relocating from certain counties in Kansas to certain counties in Missouri. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly is expected to sign a similar executive order, but what does the end of the "border war" mean for Waddell & Reed and other companies looking to switch states?

  • Business Wire24 days ago

    Waddell & Reed Financial Continues to Expand Diversity & Inclusion Strategies

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR), parent company of Ivy Investment Management Company and Waddell & Reed, Inc., has taken further action to advance its position as a values-based and purpose-driven organization. When Philip J. Sanders, CEO of Waddell & Reed Financial, signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge in March, he acknowledged that the organization will act to cultivate trust, diversity, flexibility and understanding.

  • Downtown sees slight uptick in Class A office space
    American City Business Journals25 days ago

    Downtown sees slight uptick in Class A office space

    According to early second-quarter data from CBRE, Downtown has about 6.38 million square feet of rentable Class A office space

  • Business Wirelast month

    Waddell & Reed Financial Announces Additional Actions to Enhance Organizational Agility and Accelerate Business Transformation

    Brent Bloss, Chief Operating Officer, expands his role overseeing all Company operations including technology enablement, wealth management, investment risk management, investment operations and trading, legal and compliance, transfer agency and corporate administration. Ben Clouse, Chief Financial Officer, will continue to oversee the finance function and adds responsibilities for mutual fund accounting and procurement.

  • Business Wirelast month

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Date of Second Quarter Earnings Release

    The Board of Directors of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. approved a quarterly dividend on its Class A common stock of $0.25 per share payable on August 1, 2019 to stockholders of record as of July 11, 2019.

  • Is Waddell & Reed (WDR) a Good Stock for Value Investors?
    Zackslast month

    Is Waddell & Reed (WDR) a Good Stock for Value Investors?

    Let's see if Waddell & Reed (WDR) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

  • Business Wirelast month

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Announces May 31, 2019 Assets Under Management

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. today reported preliminary assets under management of $68.6 billion for the month ended May 31, 2019, compared to $72.9 billion on April 30, 2019.

  • Business Wirelast month

    Waddell & Reed Financial Furthers Transformation with Appointment of Industry Veteran Dan Hanson as Chief Investment Officer

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR), parent company of Ivy Investment Management Company, has named Daniel P. Hanson, CFA®, as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), filling a key role with a versatile industry veteran and prominent environmental, social and governance (ESG) investor as the firm continues to position itself for future organic and inorganic growth. “First and foremost, Dan is a firm believer in fundamental active management and has a long track record of strong investment performance,” said CEO Philip J. Sanders. Sanders further noted that, “Dan’s approach to ESG integration is a natural complement to our culture and heritage of identifying strong, sustainable business models.

  • What Waddell & Reed is looking for in a new headquarters
    American City Business Journalslast month

    What Waddell & Reed is looking for in a new headquarters

    The company has not said how much square footage it plans to occupy in its new headquarters, but it would need to accommodate its current 1,000 employees — and possibly more in the future.

  • Markitlast month

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.

    Waddell & Reed Financial Inc NYSE:WDRView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening * Bearish sentiment is high * Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Bearish sentimentShort interest | NegativeShort interest is high for WDR with between 15 and 20% of shares on loan. This means that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are currently targeting WDR. However, the last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative and may be weakening. The net inflows of $706 million over the last one-month into ETFs that hold WDR are among the lowest of the last year and appear to be slowing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • 5 good reads: Big Slick changes the way we give, and a smorgasbord of foodie news
    American City Business Journalslast month

    5 good reads: Big Slick changes the way we give, and a smorgasbord of foodie news

    Behind the fun and games of the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend is a look at philanthropy — millennial and Gen Z style. Also a heaping helping of restaurant and chef news.

  • Waddell & Reed announces new HQ search — across the state line
    American City Business Journals2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed announces new HQ search — across the state line

    The financial services company, which has roughly 1,000 area employees, is looking for a new headquarters — and it's looking in Missouri.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Announces Potential Relocation of Corporate Headquarters to Further Business Transformation

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) announced today it has undertaken a comprehensive review of its future real estate needs and is currently evaluating options for a new corporate headquarters. After reviewing numerous locations across the Kansas City metro area, the company is now considering a number of potential sites in Missouri. “Over the past two years we have taken very deliberate and necessary steps to strengthen the foundation of our business,” said Phil Sanders, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. “With the progress we have made over the last two years, we are now in a position to look at the next phase of our business transformation focused both on organic and inorganic growth.

  • Why Is Waddell & Reed (WDR) Down 10.3% Since Last Earnings Report?
    Zacks2 months ago

    Why Is Waddell & Reed (WDR) Down 10.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

    Waddell & Reed (WDR) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • 3 Stocks Granting Superb Forward Dividend Yields
    GuruFocus.com2 months ago

    3 Stocks Granting Superb Forward Dividend Yields

    Three securities are topping the S&P 500 index in terms of dividend yield. The dividend yield for the benchmark of the U.S. stock market was 1.94% as of Friday. For the 52 weeks through May 24, the stock fell 28%, sending the forward dividend yield up to 5.73% versus the industry median of 2.45%.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed, Inc. Creates New Advisor Desktop Application

    As it continues to boost its technology infrastructure in tandem with its progress toward an enhanced advisor experience, Waddell & Reed, Inc. today launched WaddellONE, a centralized advisor desktop platform available to all associated financial advisors. Through one desktop solution, WaddellONE gives advisors direct connectivity to several of the firm’s existing technology partners – including Albridge Wealth Reporting, eMoney, Envestnet and its Advisor Compensation Management system. “This simplifies advisors’ access to client data and various key metrics that not only helps them best serve clients, it helps them continue to manage and build their business by consolidating and integrating applications,” said Phill Fournier, Senior Vice President, Advisor Experience for Waddell & Reed, Inc.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Announces April 30, 2019 Assets Under Management

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. today reported preliminary assets under management of $72.9 billion for the month ended April 30, 2019, compared to $71.7 billion on March 31, 2019.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents3 months ago

    Edited Transcript of WDR earnings conference call or presentation 30-Apr-19 2:00pm GMT

    Q1 2019 Waddell & Reed Financial Inc Earnings Call

  • Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR)
    Insider Monkey3 months ago

    Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR)

    Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and famous investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds' and investors' positions as of the end of the fourth quarter. You can find write-ups about an individual hedge fund's trades on numerous financial news websites. […]

  • Can Waddell & Reed (WDR) Run Higher on Rising Earnings Estimates?
    Zacks3 months ago

    Can Waddell & Reed (WDR) Run Higher on Rising Earnings Estimates?

    Waddell & Reed (WDR) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

  • Waddell & Reed (WDR) Up 2.5% on Q1 Earnings Beat, AUM Down
    Zacks3 months ago

    Waddell & Reed (WDR) Up 2.5% on Q1 Earnings Beat, AUM Down

    Lower operating expenses and market appreciation support Waddell & Reed's (WDR) Q1 earnings.