WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
16.16
+0.09 (+0.56%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close16.07
Open16.09
Bid15.98 x 1300
Ask16.17 x 1400
Day's Range15.96 - 16.25
52 Week Range15.96 - 21.63
Volume752,710
Avg. Volume804,023
Market Cap1.214B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.49
PE Ratio (TTM)7.53
EPS (TTM)2.15
Earnings DateJul 30, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.00 (6.19%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-04-09
1y Target Est16.79
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  • Business Wire7 days ago

    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 Wire8 days ago

    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?
    Zacks12 days ago

    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 Wire14 days ago

    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 Wire15 days ago

    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 Journals15 days ago

    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.

  • Markit16 days ago

    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 Journals17 days ago

    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 Journals21 days 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 Wire21 days 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?
    Zacks27 days 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.com29 days 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 Wirelast month

    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 StreetEvents2 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 Monkey2 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?
    Zacks2 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
    Zacks2 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.

  • Waddell & Reed Financial Inc (WDR) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
    Motley Fool2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed Financial Inc (WDR) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

    WDR earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.

  • Associated Press2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    The Overland Park, Kansas-based company said it had net income of 42 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

    Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. today reported first quarter 2019 net income1 of $32.1 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, compared to net income of $46.5 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, during the prior quarter and net income of $46.3 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, during the first quarter of 2018.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Waddell & Reed, Inc. Adds to Asset Managers Accessible Through Key Advisory Programs

    Waddell & Reed, Inc. has further broadened the range of asset managers available through its advisory programs, providing affiliated advisors and their clients additional choice and flexibility as they build investment plans. Guided Investment Strategies (“GIS”) has added Envestnet | PMC (EVN) as a fourth strategist to its lineup of third-party strategist partners.

  • Earnings Preview: Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline
    Zacks2 months ago

    Earnings Preview: Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline

    Waddell & Reed (WDR) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.