Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 09, 2014

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Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. ( WDR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 03, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WDR was $66.92, representing a -1.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.67 and a 86.67% increase over the 52 week low of $35.85.

WDR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). WDR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports WDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.19%, compared to an industry average of 2.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WDR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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