Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

September 16, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.62, from 1.43 in 2018Q1. It dived, as 26 investors sold Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. shares while 74 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 75.67 million shares or 2.35% less from 77.49 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Aqr Cap Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 303,099 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Amundi Pioneer Asset Inc holds 496,500 shares. Pinnacle Limited has invested 0.01% in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can reported 2,386 shares. The New York-based Cipher Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0.15% in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR). Gamco Invsts Et Al invested 0.21% in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR). Citigroup invested in 0% or 121,439 shares. Amer Int Group Incorporated stated it has 0% in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR). Rhumbline Advisers, Massachusetts-based fund reported 201,136 shares. The Illinois-based Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue, a Alaska-based fund reported 26,984 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR). Menta Cap Limited Liability Company reported 61,115 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Legal & General Public Limited Com owns 0% invested in Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) for 227,744 shares. 83,035 were accumulated by Bowling Limited Liability Corp.

Since May 4, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $70,340 activity.

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

Among 4 analysts covering Waddell \u0026 Reed Financial (NYSE:WDR), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Waddell \u0026 Reed Financial has $2200 highest and $18 lowest target. $20.25’s average target is -2.27% below currents $20.72 stock price. Waddell \u0026 Reed Financial had 4 analyst reports since April 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the shares of WDR in report on Wednesday, May 2 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, April 10 report. As per Tuesday, April 10, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Below is a list of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) latest ratings and price target changes.

02/05/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $19.5 New Target: $18 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $21 New Target: $19 Maintain

The stock increased 2.27% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $20.72. About 391,784 shares traded. Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) has risen 9.97% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.65% the S&P500.

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 has market cap of $1.65 billion. The firm acts as an investment adviser for institutional and other private investors, and provides sub advisory services to other investment companies; and underwrites and distributes registered open-end mutual fund portfolios. It has a 9.85 P/E ratio. It also offers fee asset allocation investment advisory products to advisors channel customers; distributes business partnersÂ’ variable annuity products, and retirement and life insurance products to advisors channel customers; and sells life insurance and disability products underwritten by various carriers.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) Institutional Positions Chart

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