Technical Analysis for WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade F 14.07 -4.80% -0.71
WDR closed down 4.8 percent on Thursday, February 27, 2020, on 1.53 times normal volume. The bears made the stock sink to a new 52-week low. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Down Down
Historical WDR trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New 52 Week Closing Low Bearish 0.00%
Expansion Breakdown Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Lower Bollinger Band Walk Weakness 0.00%
New 52 Week Low Weakness 0.00%
Below Lower BB Weakness 0.00%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Down 4 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Down 5 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.00%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%

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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 distributes business partners' variable annuity products, and retirement and life insurance products to advisors channel customers. It also sells life insurance and disability products underwritten by various carriers; and offers fee-based asset allocation investment advisory products to advisors channel customers. 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.
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Is WDR a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 19.18
52 Week Low 14.07
Average Volume 909,761
200-Day Moving Average 16.53
50-Day Moving Average 16.47
20-Day Moving Average 16.21
10-Day Moving Average 15.69
Average True Range 0.47
ADX 20.18
+DI 13.87
-DI 41.47
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 15.99
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 15.48
Upper Bollinger Band 17.85
Lower Bollinger Band 14.58
Percent B (%b) -0.15
BandWidth 20.19
MACD Line -0.45
MACD Signal Line -0.19
MACD Histogram -0.2578
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 1.18 Billion
Num Shares 83.7 Million
EPS 1.59
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 8.85
Price-to-Sales 1.42
Price-to-Book 1.97
PEG Ratio -131.70
Dividend 1.00
Dividend Yield 7.11%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 15.20
Resistance 3 (R3) 15.32 15.07 15.01
Resistance 2 (R2) 15.07 14.78 15.01 14.94
Resistance 1 (R1) 14.57 14.61 14.45 14.45 14.88
Pivot Point 14.32 14.32 14.26 14.26 14.32
Support 1 (S1) 13.82 14.03 13.70 13.70 13.26
Support 2 (S2) 13.57 13.86 13.51 13.20
Support 3 (S3) 13.07 13.57 13.13
Support 4 (S4) 12.95