Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR) dividend stock





  • Yield

     9.83%
  • Dividend

     1.84
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     18.1%
  • Dividend increased

     6 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     116%
  • Dividend pay date

     11/1/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     7/7/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     19 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 189.1%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     7 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     27.9
  • Tweed factor

     16.4
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
189.1%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
66.9%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-29.5%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-69.5%
Price change from 52 week high   
-16.6%
Price change from 50 days average   
0.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
2.8%
Price info
Change
0.50 (2.74%)


Last price
18.72 USD


Day range
18.20 - 18.82


Year range
15.02 - 22.45

Financial health
Current ratio
0.00


Debt/equity ratio
22.70


Cash
832.10M


Debt
190.00M


Credit rating
BBB+

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
11.77


Price/book (P/B)
1.80


Forward price/earning (P/E)
11.85


Price/sales (P/S)
1.30


PEG
-7.81


Market cap
1.56B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.6600,0.7400,0.7600
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
7.3%
1.5200,1.1500,1.2300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-10.0%
10 year history
0.6600,0.7400,0.7600,0.7600,0.8000,1.0000,1.1200,1.3600,1.7200,1.8400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
12.1%
1.5200,1.1500,1.2300,1.8300,2.0500,1.7600,2.9600,3.7100,2.9400,2.9400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
7.6%
4.4100,3.7800,4.3000,5.3300,6.0900,5.9600,7.1800,9.4700,10.1000,10.3500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
9.9%
44.9000,66.4000,61.6000,42.0000,37.8000,33.4000,41.2000,35.5000,65.4000,74.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
5.7%
83.0000,84.0000,86.0000,86.0000,86.0000,86.0000,86.0000,84.0000,83.0000,83.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
0.0%
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Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
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USA   T. Rowe Price Group 31 yrs2.63%11.7%
USA   SEI Investments Company 26 yrs0.94%18.8%
USA   Westwood Holdings Group 15 yrs3.91%10.6%
USA   Ameriprise Financial 13 yrs2.32%25.2%
United Kingdom   BROOKS MACDONALD 12 yrs1.42%15.3%
Canada   Gluskin Sheff + Associates 11 yrs5.29%11.7%
Company profile
Empoloyees
1,648


Sector


Website


Founded
1937


Industry


SEC filings




Waddell &: Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides investment management and advisory, investment product underwriting and distribution, and shareholder services administration to mutual funds, and institutional and separately managed accounts in the United States. The company acts ...
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Address:
6300 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66202

Phone:
+1 913 236-2000
Waddell & Reed Financial has a dividend of 1.84 USD and their yield is 9.83%. The company has increased the dividend for 6 years. The payout ratio of WDR is 116%, based on an EPS of 1.59 and a dividend of 1.84. The company has a dividend payback period of 7 years. They have increased their dividend by 18.1% on average in the last 5 years. 7/7/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Waddell & Reed Financial, while 11/1/2017 is the dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1937 and has 1,648 employees. They are in the financial sector and the asset management industry. 3.1 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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