NYSE:WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $14.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -43.96 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$24.98
+0.30 (1.20%)
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Analyst Price Target for WDR

Analyst Price Target is $14.00
▼ -43.96% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Waddell & Reed Financial in the last 3 months. The average price target is $14.00, with a high forecast of $14.00 and a low forecast of $14.00. The average price target represents a -43.96% upside from the last price of $24.98.

This chart shows the closing price for WDR for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 1 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Waddell & Reed Financial. This rating has held steady since September 2020, when it changed from a Sell consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/1/2020
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6/30/2020
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9/28/2020
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12/27/2020
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3/27/2021
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6/25/2021
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8/24/2021
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9/23/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/4/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
10/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$13.00 ➝ $14.00Low
7/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$13.00Low
7/29/2020CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$11.50 ➝ $14.00Low
7/10/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$13.00 ➝ $15.00Low
7/2/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$10.00 ➝ $13.00Medium
4/8/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$11.00 ➝ $10.00High
3/23/2020Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetUnderperform$11.00 ➝ $10.00Low
3/13/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$15.00 ➝ $11.00High
1/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$14.00Low
10/22/2019Evercore ISIDowngradeIn-Line ➝ UnderperformHigh
10/8/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$15.00 ➝ $14.00High
9/13/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$17.00Low
8/12/2019Evercore ISISet Price TargetHold$17.00Low
7/31/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetSell$15.00N/A
5/1/2019GabelliReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/12/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$18.59Low
4/9/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetSell$18.00Medium
2/8/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$14.00Low
1/14/2019CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellLow
10/31/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$20.00 ➝ $18.00Low
10/31/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetSell$17.00Low
10/31/2018CitigroupSet Price TargetHold$20.00Medium
8/1/2018Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$23.00High
5/2/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$19.50 ➝ $18.00Medium
4/10/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$21.00 ➝ $19.00Low
2/13/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$20.00 ➝ $21.00Low
1/31/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$20.00Low
1/31/2018CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$24.00Medium
1/30/2018Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetSell$20.00Medium
1/11/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$23.00Medium
12/22/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$23.00Low
10/26/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$21.00N/A
10/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$18.00 ➝ $19.00N/A
10/25/2017Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$17.00 ➝ $18.00N/A
10/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetSell$18.00N/A
10/10/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$19.00 ➝ $20.00N/A
8/11/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$19.00 ➝ $18.00Low
8/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$20.00Low
8/2/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$20.00 ➝ $19.00Medium
8/2/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetSell$18.00High
7/10/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweight$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
6/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$17.00Medium
6/28/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$18.00Low
6/14/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$16.50 ➝ $17.75Medium
6/9/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingSell$16.50Low
4/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$19.00 ➝ $18.00Low
3/3/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$18.00N/A
2/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$16.00N/A
2/1/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/A
1/11/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralN/A
1/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformN/A
12/10/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperformN/A
11/16/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$16.50 ➝ $18.00N/A
11/16/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Sell$16.50 ➝ $18.00N/A
11/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$13.00N/A
10/28/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$19.00 ➝ $18.00N/A
10/17/2016CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$17.00 ➝ $14.50N/A
10/11/2016Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$18.00 ➝ $19.00N/A
(Data available from 9/23/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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2/25/2021
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Current Sentiment

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Waddell & Reed Financial logo
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 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 also offers fee-based asset allocation investment advisory products to advisors channel customers; 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, various retirement platforms, and registered investment advisors, 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.
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Today's Range

Now: $24.98
Low: $24.98
High: $25.00

50 Day Range

MA: $24.97
Low: $24.93
High: $25.00

52 Week Range

Now: $24.98
Low: $12.46
High: $25.90

Volume

5,534,095 shs

Average Volume

750,422 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.55 billion

P/E Ratio

17.97

Dividend Yield

4.00%

Beta

1.44

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Waddell & Reed Financial?

The following equities research analysts have issued stock ratings on Waddell & Reed Financial in the last year: Morgan Stanley, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Waddell & Reed Financial?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Waddell & Reed Financial in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $14.00, suggesting a possible downside of 44.0%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting WDR will reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $14.00 for Waddell & Reed Financial in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Waddell & Reed Financial?

Waddell & Reed Financial currently has 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WDR, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Waddell & Reed Financial's investor relations team?

Waddell & Reed Financial's physical mailing address is 6300 LAMAR AVE, OVERLAND PARK KS, 66201. The asset manager's listed phone number is 913-236-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Waddell & Reed Financial is www.waddell.com.