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Last $39.48 USD
Change Today +0.97 / 2.52%
Volume 754.7K
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As of 8:04 PM 08/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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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.

1,648 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1937

waddell & reed financial-a (WDR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Total Annual Compensation: $680.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

waddell & reed financial-a (WDR) Key Developments

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $67,445,000, or $0.80 per diluted share, compared to net income of $82,988,000, or $0.98 per diluted share a year ago. Total operating revenue was $393,990,000 against $400,634,000 a year ago. Operating income was $111,044,000 against $123,644,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $108,288,000 against $126,989,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported total operating revenue was $779,448,000 against $791,050,000 a year ago. Operating income was $215,488,000 against $240,218,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $213,938,000 against $244,708,000 a year ago. Net income was $134,558,000 or $1.61 per share against $157,852,000 or $1.86 per share a year ago.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Manager Forms New Investment Firm

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. portfolio manager Ryan Caldwell launched a new investment management firm. Chiron Investment Management LLC will be an actively management investment firm with offices in Mission Woods and New York City. The company is backed by GPS Invesment Partners, a partnership of former Goldman Sachs execs.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Approves Quarterly Dividend, Payable on August 3, 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 August 3, 2015 to stockholders of record as of July 13, 2015.


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