Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Date of Second Quarter Earnings Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE: WDR)
approved a quarterly dividend on its Class A common stock of $0.25 per
share payable on August 1, 2019 to stockholders of record as of July 11,
2019.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. will announce second quarter 2019
earnings before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday,
July 30, 2019, followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. To
listen to this call live on the internet, visit our website at ir.waddell.com.
A replay will be made available shortly after the conclusion of the call
and accessible for seven days.

About the Company

Through its subsidiaries, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. has provided
investment management and wealth management services to clients
throughout the United States since 1937. Today, we distribute our
investment products through the unaffiliated channel under the IVY
INVESTMENTS® brand (encompassing broker/dealer, retirement, and
registered investment advisors), our wealth management channel (through
independent financial advisors associated with WADDELL & REED, INC.),
and our institutional channel (including defined benefit plans, pension
plans, endowments and subadvisory relationships).
For more
information, visit
ir.waddell.com.

Contacts

Mike Daley
Vice President, Corporate Controller & Investor Relations
(913)
236-1795