Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) Updated Broker Ratings

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) Updated Broker Ratings”

Also, VP Benjamin R. Clouse sold 5,903 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. acquired a new stake in Waddell & Reed Financial during the second quarter valued at approximately $173,000. Expeditors Intl Wash Inc now has $10.89B valuation. The stock of Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Citigroup. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.40, for a total transaction of $486,474.40. (NASDAQ:MCHX) has declined 8.92% since October 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.62% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research raised Waddell & Reed Financial from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $23.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday. WDR's profit will be $33.53M for 12.68 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS. It has underperformed by 22.30% the S&P500.

It seems that Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. The corporation has a market cap of US$3.05 Billion. The Company is a mutual fund and asset management company. It has a 12.73 P/E ratio. The Company provides investment management, investment advisory, investment product underwriting, and distribution and shareholder services administration to Waddell & Reed Advisors group of mutual funds (the Advisors Funds), Ivy Funds, Ivy Funds Variable Insurance Portfolios (Ivy Funds VIP), InvestEd Portfolios and 529 college savings plan (collectively, the Funds), and the Ivy Global Investors Fund SICAV (the SICAV) and its Ivy Global Investors sub-funds (the IGI Funds), and institutional and separately managed accounts. On average, equities research analysts expect that Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. will post $1.45 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:WDR) opened at 16.98 on Thursday. Therefore 0 are positive. Waddell & Reed Financial Incorporated will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.46 on 11/1/17, First of Long Island Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 10/20/17, and Interdigital Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 10/25/17. Many traders will use moving averages for different periods of time in conjunction with other indicators to help gauge future stock price action. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Finally, Financial Counselors Inc. boosted its position in Waddell & Reed Financial by 1.5% during the second quarter. Sempra Energy had 11 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, July 11 by Jefferies. The stock has "Mkt Perform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, June 14. On Monday, April 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Stephens to "Equal-Weight". Credit Suisse has "Underperform" rating and $18 target. (NYSE:WDR) to release earnings on October, 24. Credit Suisse has "Underperform" rating and $28 target. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets.

Now the company yields 9.18%, which is high for a capital markets stock. Moreover, EPS should decrease to $1.51.

12/02/2014 - Evercore ISI began new coverage on Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. giving the company a "hold" rating. The Maryland-based Sandy Spring Bank has invested 0.01% in the stock. Creative Planning's holdings in Waddell & Reed Financial were worth $240,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. (NYSE:WDR) higher to the next line of resistance at $20.61 a share. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at (NYSE:WDR) by 99.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (NYSE:WDR) or 305,175 shares. FMR LLC increased its position in shares of Waddell & Reed Financial by 144.6% in the fourth quarter. (NYSE:WDR) for 17,263 shares. Bridgecreek Mgmt Llc stated it has 11,000 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 124,170 shares. Churchill Management owns 166,982 shares. Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.

Analysts await Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to report earnings on November, 1. The latest exchange of 1.05 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 911.7 Million shares. They expect $1.01 EPS, down 0.98% or $0.01 from last year's $1.02 per share. The lowest target is $49.0 while the high is $100.0. $5.28's average target is 62.46% above currents $3.25 stock price. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of MCHX in report on Friday, August 28 with "Overweight" rating. The rating was initiated by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Tuesday, December 22. The stock of Marchex, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marchex, Inc. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $6 target. The dividend will be $0.460 per share for the quarter or $1.84 on an annualized basis. The Nebraska-based Cwm Llc has invested 1.29% in the stock. Its the same as in 2017Q1.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding WDR? Exxonmobil Investment Mngmt Inc Tx has 0.14% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Morgan Stanley has 60,598 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 121,131 shares in its portfolio. Northern Trust reported 0% stake. Invesco owns 67,736 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ubs Asset Americas Incorporated holds 92,338 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 70,477 are owned by Texas Permanent School Fund. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Goldman Sachs Gp invested in 565,426 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 71,873 shares in the company, valued at $1,394,336.20. It also upped Hca Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) stake by 5,000 shares and now owns 12,000 shares.

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