Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WDR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $42.54, the dividend yield is 2.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDR was $42.54,
representing a -3.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.04 and
a 60.23% increase over the 52 week low of $26.55.
WDR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (
) and BlackRock, Inc. (
). WDR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.75.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of
17.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WDR at 3.06%.