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Last $46.94 USD
Change Today -0.83 / -1.74%
Volume 1.2M
As of 8:04 PM 05/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

waddell & reed financial-a (WDR) Snapshot

Open
$48.00
Previous Close
$47.77
Day High
$48.24
Day Low
$46.63
52 Week High
05/8/14 - $68.21
52 Week Low
01/16/15 - $41.06
Market Cap
4.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
940.0K
EPS TTM
$3.53
Shares Outstanding
84.3M
EX-Date
04/8/15
P/E TM
13.3x
Dividend
$1.72
Dividend Yield
3.28%
Current Stock Chart for WADDELL & REED FINANCIAL-A (WDR)

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waddell & reed financial-a (WDR) Details

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
President
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. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total operating revenues of $385,458,000 against $390,416,000 a year ago. Operating income was $104,444,000 against $116,574,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $105,650,000 against $117,719,000 a year ago. Net income was $67,113,000 or $0.80 diluted per share against $74,864,000 or $0.88 diluted per share a year ago. Operating margin was 27.1% compared to 29.9% a year ago.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Announces Resignation of Michael D. Strohm as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Michael D. Strohm, senior vice president and chief operations officer of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., notified the company that he intends to retire from such positions with the company and its subsidiaries effective May 15, 2015 following 42 years of service with the company. At this time, the company intends to transition Mr. Strohm's responsibilities to existing officers of the company.

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.

 

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