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

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. ( WDR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WDR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WDR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.31, the dividend yield is 2.15%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WDR was $63.31, representing a -17.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.46 and a 40.78% increase over the 52 week low of $44.97.

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 $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports WDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.45%, compared to an industry average of 3%.

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.

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 3.4% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDR at 2.89%.

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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