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Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides investment management, 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 as an investment adviser for institutional and other private investors, and provides sub advisory services to other investment companies; underwrites and distributes registered open-end mutual fund portfolios; and offers fee-based asset allocation investment advisory products to advisors channel customers. It also distributes business partners’ variable annuity products, and retirement and life insurance products to advisors channel customers; and sells life insurance and disability products underwritten by various carriers. The company distributes investment products through its wholesale channel comprising other broker/dealers, registered investment advisors, and various retirement platforms, as well as through independent financial advisors; and markets investment advisory services to institutional investors directly or through consultants. Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.

waddell & reed financial-a (WDR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $83.0 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, compared to net income of $74.9 million, or $0.88 per diluted share during the previous quarter and net income of $52.0 million, or $0.61 per diluted share during the second quarter of 2013. Total operating revenue was $400,634,000 against $331,706,000 a year ago. Operating income was $123,644,000 against $85,035,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $126,989,000 against $83,179,000 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported total operating revenue was $791,050,000 against $648,261,000 a year ago. Operating income was $240,218,000 against $167,945,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $244,708,000 against $167,612,000 a year ago. Net income was $157,852,000 or $1.86 per share against $105,820,000 or $1.23 per share a year ago.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc Appoints Derek D Burke as President of the Firm's Broker/Dealer

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. announced that it has appointed Derek D Burke as president of the firm's broker/dealer which encompasses the operations of its national network of financial advisors and is also known as Waddell & Reed Financial's advisors channel. Burke, who will join Waddell & Reed on July 14, most recently was CEO of First Investors Advisory Services, LLC.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on August 1, 2014

The Board of Directors of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. approved a quarterly dividend on its Class A common stock of $0.34 per share payable on August 1, 2014 to stockholders of record as of July 11, 2014.


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