Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (WDR) Dividend History

Waddell & Reed, is the exclusive underwriter and distributor of 41 mutual fund portfolios, including 18 comprising Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds (formerly the United Group of Mutual Funds) and 12 comprising W&R Funds (formerly Waddell & Reed Funds, Inc.). The remaining 11 portfolios comprise the W&R Target Funds, which serve as the underlying investment portfolios for variable annuities and variable life insurance products underwritten by United Investors Life Insurance Company and distributed by Waddell & Reed.

Last update 01/23/2019


Dividend Yield Summary

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Dividends 1.36 1.72 1.84 1.84 0.25 -
Average Price 59.09 42.98 20.32 18.86 20.03 17.56
Yield 2.30% 4.00% 9.05% 9.76% 1.25% -
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2019 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2019-01-10
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 1.69
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 1.00
Dividend Cover 1.69 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 5.60%
52-Week Trailing Yield -
6-Year Average Yield 3.92%
6-Year Dividend Change -26.47%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -4.41%
Number of Dividend Payments (1998-04-17 - 2018-01-10) 83

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2018-01-10 $0.25
2017-10-10 $0.46
2017-07-07 $0.46
2017-04-06 $0.46
2017-01-09 $0.46
2016-10-06 $0.46
2016-07-07 $0.46
2016-04-14 $0.46
2016-01-07 $0.46
2015-10-07 $0.43
2015-07-09 $0.43
2015-04-08 $0.43
2015-01-08 $0.43
2014-10-08 $0.34
2014-07-09 $0.34
2014-04-10 $0.34
2014-01-09 $0.34
2013-10-09 $0.28
2013-07-09 $0.28
2013-04-08 $0.28
2013-01-09 $0.28
2012-11-21 $1.00
2012-10-09 $0.25
2012-07-09 $0.25
2012-04-05 $0.25
2011-12-29 $0.25
2011-09-29 $0.20
2011-07-06 $0.20
2011-03-31 $0.20
2010-12-30 $0.20
2010-09-29 $0.19
2010-07-07 $0.19
2010-03-31 $0.19
2009-12-30 $0.19
2009-09-30 $0.19
2009-08-03 $0.19
2009-07-08 $0.19
2009-04-01 $0.19
2008-12-30 $0.19
2008-10-01 $0.19
2008-08-01 $0.19
2008-07-09 $0.19
2008-04-02 $0.19
2008-01-02 $0.17
2007-10-03 $0.17
2007-07-05 $0.17
2007-04-03 $0.17
2007-01-03 $0.15
2006-10-04 $0.15
2006-07-06 $0.15
2006-04-05 $0.15
2006-01-04 $0.15
2005-10-05 $0.15
2005-07-07 $0.15
2005-04-06 $0.15
2005-01-05 $0.15
2004-10-06 $0.15
2004-07-08 $0.15
2004-04-06 $0.15
2004-01-07 $0.15
2003-10-08 $0.15
2003-07-09 $0.13
2003-04-08 $0.13
2003-01-08 $0.13
2002-10-09 $0.13
2002-07-09 $0.13
2002-04-15 $0.13
2002-01-08 $0.09
2001-10-09 $0.09
2001-07-09 $0.09
2001-04-12 $0.09
2001-01-08 $0.09
2000-10-06 $0.09
2000-07-07 $0.09
2000-04-13 $0.09
2000-01-07 $0.09
1999-10-06 $0.09
1999-07-07 $0.09
1999-04-06 $0.09
1999-01-13 $0.09
1998-10-02 $0.09
1998-07-15 $0.09
1998-04-17 $0.09
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