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Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 09, 2013

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. ( WDR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 09, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WDR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of WDR was $36.71, representing a -0.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.73 and a 50.45% increase over the 52 week low of $24.40.

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 $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports WDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.2%, compared to an industry average of -4.2%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of 18.12% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDR at 2.77%.

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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