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Last $49.60 USD
Change Today -0.49 / -0.98%
Volume 563.6K
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waddell & reed financial-a (WDR) Key Developments

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend on its Class A Common Stock, Payable on May 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. approved a quarterly dividend on its Class A common stock of $0.43 per share payable on May 1, 2015 to stockholders of record as of April 10, 2015.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $80.9 million, or $0.97 per diluted share, compared to net income of $74.6 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, during the previous quarter and net income of $78.8 million, or $0.92 per diluted share, during the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating revenues were $397.2 million compared to $375.00 million reported a year ago. Operating revenues declined 3% sequentially, driven by lower management fee revenues as average assets under management declined during the fourth quarter. When compared to the same period last year, operating revenues rose 6%. The increase was due to higher average assets under management during the current quarter compared to the same quarter in 2013, which resulted in higher underwriting and distribution fees and management fee revenues. Operating income was $119.07 million compared to $113.36 million reported a year ago. Income before taxes was $124.30 million compared to $119.97 million reported a year ago. For the year, the company reported net income of $313.33 million, or $3.71 per diluted share, compared to net income of $253.0 million, or $2.96 per diluted share reported a year ago. Total operating revenues were $1,597.76 million compared to $1,370.35 million reported a year ago. Operating income was $484.41 million compared to $384.57 million reported a year ago. Income before taxes was $490.16 million compared to $393.23 million reported a year ago.

Waddell & Reed Financial Files Shelf registration; Mulls Acquisition

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) has filed a Shelf Registration. The company will use the net proceeds from the sale of the offered securities for general corporate purposes. These purposes may include repayment and refinancing of debt, acquisitions, capital expenditures, repurchases and redemptions of securities and working capital.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Increases Quarterly Dividend, Payable on February 2, 2015

The Board of Directors of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. approved an increase in the quarterly dividend on its class A common stock to $0.43 per share payable on February 2, 2015 to stockholders of record as of January 12, 2015. This new quarterly dividend rate represents an increase of 26.5% over the $0.34 per share quarterly dividend paid in 2014.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 03, 2015

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Feb 03, 2015

 

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