Analyst Activity – Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterates Sell on Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR)

Analyst Ratings For Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR)

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Today, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated its Sell rating on Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) with a price target of $18.00.

There are 5 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) is Sell (Score: 1.29) with a consensus target price of $16.75 per share, a potential 19.70% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 8/2/2017-Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterated Rating of Sell.
  • 7/10/2017-Morgan Stanley Reiterated Rating of Underweight.
  • 6/28/2017-Jefferies Group LLC Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 6/14/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Upgrade from a “Underperform ” rating to a ” Market Perform” rating.
  • 3/3/2017-Evercore ISI was Downgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Underperform” rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/5/2017-Credit Suisse Group Reiterated Rating of Underperform.
  • 10/17/2016-Citigroup Inc. was Downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Sell” rating. They now have a $14.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $17.00 .

Dividend information for Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR)

Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 8.82% and an average dividend growth of 18.00% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR)

  • On 6/21/2017 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 9.41% with an ex dividend date of 7/7/2017 which will be payable on 8/1/2017.
  • On 3/20/2017 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 11.13% with an ex dividend date of 4/6/2017 which will be payable on 5/1/2017.
  • On 12/21/2016 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 9.02% with an ex dividend date of 1/9/2017 which will be payable on 2/1/2017.
  • On 9/20/2016 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 with an ex dividend date of 10/6/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016.
  • On 6/20/2016 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 with an ex dividend date of 7/7/2016 which will be payable on 8/1/2016.
  • On 3/28/2016 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 with an ex dividend date of 4/14/2016 which will be payable on 5/2/2016.
  • On 10/28/2015 Waddell & Reed Financial announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.46 with an ex dividend date of 1/7/2016 which will be payable on 2/1/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR)
Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR) has insider ownership of 3.80% and institutional ownership of 93.99%.

  • On 5/26/2015 Dennis E Logue, Director, sold 2,700 with an average share price of $48.30 per share and the total transaction amounting to $130,410.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/19/2014 Michael L Avery, President, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $48.96 per share and the total transaction amounting to $489,600.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 9/3/2014 Melissa A Clouse, VP, sold 1,298 with an average share price of $56.83 per share and the total transaction amounting to $73,765.34. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/20/2014 Thomas Butch, CMO, sold 17,217 with an average share price of $59.02 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,016,147.34. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/1/2014 Wendy Hills, SVP, sold 6,461 with an average share price of $67.97 per share and the total transaction amounting to $439,154.17. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/6/2014 James Raines, Director, sold 4,143 with an average share price of $67.73 per share and the total transaction amounting to $280,605.39. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/10/2013 Michael Avery, President, sold 7,500 with an average share price of $63.01 per share and the total transaction amounting to $472,575.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Waddell & Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR)
Shares of Waddell & Reed Financial closed the previous trading session at 20.86 up +0.19 0.92% with 2,260,710 shares trading hands.

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