Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) Dividends

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR)

Today's Latest Price: $16.95 USD

0.06 (0.36%)

Updated Oct 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 45 in Asset Management

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • In terms of compounded growth rate of annual dividends, WDR's growth rate has been -0.09% over the past 5.5 years.
  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, WDR has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 153,976,000, ranking above 92.42% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with WDR's price: POR, GWGH, PHX, HRC and MRTN.
WDR Ex-Dividend Date
WDR Dividend Yield
5.92%
WDR Annual Dividend
$1.00
WDR Payout Ratio

WDR Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$16.95$30.88 78.48%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. Regarding Waddell & Reed Financial Inc, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 78.48%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Waddell & Reed Financial Inc are:

  • As for its position relative to other Financial Services stocks that issue dividends, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc offers a higher dividend yield than 87.23% of them.
  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of 78.48%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 84.63% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 84.63% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • In terms of who is growing the amount of dividends they return to shareholders, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc has been increasing its dividends at a faster rate than 6.44% of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks we observed.

WDR Dividend Chart


WDR Dividend History

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WDR Dividends vs. Peers

WDR's dividend yield currently ranks #4 of 46 vs. its peers in the Asset Management category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 AB AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. Units 9.05%
2 APAM Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. 6.93%
3 HNNA Hennessy Advisors, Inc. 6.68%
4 WDR Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. 6.64%
5 OZM Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC 6.25%
6 SAMG Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc. 6.17%
7 OHAI OHA Investment Corporation - Closed End Fund 6.08%
8 JHG Janus Henderson Group plc Ordinary Shares 5.75%
9 BEN Franklin Resources, Inc. 5.26%
10 IVZ Invesco Ltd 5.23%
11 FHI Federated Hermes 4.92%
12 RILY B. Riley Financial, Inc. 4.65%
13 ARES Ares Management Corporation 3.90%
14 EV Eaton Vance Corporation 3.81%
15 WETF WisdomTree Investments, Inc. 3.63%
16 EQH AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. 3.63%
17 NTRS Northern Trust Corporation 3.57%
18 BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (The) 3.57%
19 STT State Street Corporation 3.49%
20 LM Legg Mason, Inc. 3.20%
21 TROW T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. 2.79%
22 AMP Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 2.62%
23 BLK BlackRock, Inc. 2.55%
24 PZN Pzena Investment Management Inc 2.25%
25 HLNE Hamilton Lane Incorporated - 1.89%
26 VRTS Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. 1.88%
27 VCTR Victory Capital Holdings, Inc. 1.39%
28 SEIC SEI Investments Company 1.35%
29 VOYA Voya Financial, Inc. 1.25%
30 GROW U.S. Global Investors, Inc. - 1.20%
31 GBL Gamco Investors, Inc. 0.69%
32 BSIG BrightSphere Investment Group Inc. 0.30%
33 ASA ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited 0.09%
34 AMG Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. 0.06%
35 AAMC Altisource Asset Management Corp Com 0.00%
36 JMP JMP Group LLC Common Shares 0.00%
37 AINC Ashford Inc. (Holding Company) 0.00%
38 BID Sotheby's 0.00%
39 WHG Westwood Holdings Group Inc 0.00%
40 CNNE Cannae Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
41 MYFW First Western Financial, Inc. 0.00%
42 HCAP Harvest Capital Credit Corporation 0.00%
43 FOCS Focus Financial Partners Inc. 0.00%
44 DHIL Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. - 0.00%
45 SVVC Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. 0.00%
46 MDLY Medley Management Inc. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on WDR dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Waddell & Reed Financial Inc and its dividends:

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc Common Stock (WDR) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Waddell & Reed Financial Inc (WDR) - Dividend Investor
Waddell & Reed Financial Inc (WDR) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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