Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased WDR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
21.43% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $69.9, the dividend yield is 1.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDR was $69.9,
representing a -8.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.46 and
a 80.62% increase over the 52 week low of $38.70.
WDR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) and Morgan Stanley (
). WDR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports WDR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 24.45%, compared to an
industry average of 1.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to WDR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDR as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXO with an increase of
3.28% over the last 100 days. KCE has the highest percent weighting
of WDR at 2.88%.