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Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2013

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. ( WDR ) 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. ( GS ) and BlackRock, Inc. ( BLK ). 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 WDR Dividend History page.

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 ( KCE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).

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%.

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


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

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