Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 09, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WDR stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that WDR has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $52.52, the dividend yield is 2.13%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDR was $52.52,
representing a -4.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.03 and
a 69.91% increase over the 52 week low of $30.91.
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 $1.96. Zacks Investment Research reports WDR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.47%, compared to an
industry average of 8.6%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of
1.1% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WDR at 3.01%.