Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Announces August 31, 2018 Assets Under Management

Company Release - 9/13/2018 4:15 PM ET

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE: WDR) today reported preliminary assets under management of $80.2 billion for the month ended August 31, 2018, compared to $79.2 billion on July 31, 2018.

Assets Under Management                
($ in Millions)
Month Ended August 31, 2018
Beginning assets $ 74,076 $ 5,147 $ 79,223
Net flows (493 ) (170 ) (663 )
Market action   1,352     266     1,618  
Ending assets$74,935   $5,243   $80,178  

Cautionary Statement

The preliminary information included in this news release reflects management's estimate based on currently available information.Estimates are subject to change. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance upon this preliminary information.

About the Company

Through its subsidiaries, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. has provided investment management and financial planning services to clients throughout the United States since 1937.Today, we distribute our investment products through the unaffiliated channel (encompassing broker/dealer, retirement, and registered investment advisors), our broker-dealer channel (through independent financial advisors), and our Institutional channel (including defined benefit plans, pension plans, endowments and subadvisory relationships).For more information, visit

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Nicole Russell, 913-236-1880
VP, Investor Relations
Mutual Fund Investor Contact:
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