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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
WFC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WFC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.08
0.06
0.98
Equity to Asset 0.11
WFC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WFC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.11
0.07
0.11
Interest Coverage 8.43
WFC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WFC: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WFC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.32 Max: 8.43
Current: 8.43
0.34
8.43
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
5.58%
7.45%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 39.68
WFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 29.54 vs. WFC: 39.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.88  Med: 31.30 Max: 40.21
Current: 39.68
7.88
40.21
Net-margin (%) 27.02
WFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.24 vs. WFC: 27.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.34  Med: 20.44 Max: 27.34
Current: 27.02
6.34
27.34
ROE (%) 12.59
WFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. WFC: 12.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.62  Med: 15.99 Max: 39.17
Current: 12.59
3.62
39.17
ROA (%) 1.40
WFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WFC: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.93
Current: 1.4
0.28
2.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 224.91
WFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 74.52 vs. WFC: 224.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.74  Med: 61.90 Max: 537.3
Current: 224.91
4.74
537.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
WFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WFC: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1  Med: 9.00 Max: 22.9
Current: 1.4
-6.1
22.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
WFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. WFC: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.7  Med: 10.40 Max: 49
Current: 12.1
-31.7
49
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
WFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. WFC: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.2  Med: 13.30 Max: 59.1
Current: 13.3
-32.2
59.1
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Q2 2014

WFC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Sarah Ketterer 1,846,545 sh (+13.67%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 86,200 sh (+8.71%)
Ken Fisher 18,549,738 sh (+4.83%)
Lou Simpson 5,654,012 sh (+4.48%)
Bill Nygren 4,980,000 sh (+3.32%)
Ruane Cunniff 294,610 sh (+2.40%)
John Buckingham 119,370 sh (+1.56%)
James Barrow 43,236,912 sh (+0.88%)
RS Investment Management 720,564 sh (+0.85%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,398,029 sh (+0.79%)
Dodge & Cox 72,719,840 sh (+0.23%)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 463,458,123 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 149,600 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 4,460 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Tom Russo 14,645,771 sh (-0.29%)
Pioneer Investments 4,554,853 sh (-0.60%)
Tweedy Browne 5,277,152 sh (-0.62%)
Charles Brandes 2,925,938 sh (-0.83%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 859,902 sh (-0.99%)
Mario Gabelli 4,443,584 sh (-1.11%)
Bill Frels 3,156,113 sh (-1.17%)
Brian Rogers 13,069,600 sh (-1.88%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,337,469 sh (-4.14%)
Wallace Weitz 2,335,490 sh (-4.87%)
Chris Davis 47,086,993 sh (-7.78%)
Richard Pzena 3,267,447 sh (-8.08%)
Donald Yacktman 4,257,755 sh (-10.43%)
Richard Snow 863,362 sh (-11.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,877,510 sh (-17.39%)
NWQ Managers 3,823,367 sh (-21.83%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,400,000 sh (-24.32%)
David Dreman 49,422 sh (-24.82%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 9,195,446 sh (-25.13%)
Scott Black 196,300 sh (-28.93%)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (-50.00%)
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Q3 2014

WFC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 89,233 sh (New)
Jim Simons 15,211 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 4,699 sh (New)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (+6.22%)
Lou Simpson 5,754,537 sh (+1.78%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,373,187 sh (+1.07%)
James Barrow 43,700,506 sh (+1.07%)
RS Investment Management 721,164 sh (+0.08%)
Ken Fisher 18,557,016 sh (+0.04%)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 463,458,123 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 149,600 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 4,460 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 4,559,271 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 294,530 sh (-0.03%)
Tom Russo 14,637,898 sh (-0.05%)
Dodge & Cox 72,605,295 sh (-0.16%)
Mario Gabelli 4,434,249 sh (-0.21%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,350,278 sh (-0.36%)
David Dreman 49,066 sh (-0.72%)
Scott Black 194,292 sh (-1.02%)
Tweedy Browne 5,198,582 sh (-1.49%)
Wallace Weitz 2,291,485 sh (-1.88%)
John Buckingham 116,905 sh (-2.07%)
Chris Davis 45,230,614 sh (-3.94%)
Richard Pzena 3,128,858 sh (-4.24%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 812,130 sh (-5.56%)
Brian Rogers 12,319,600 sh (-5.74%)
Charles Brandes 2,754,826 sh (-5.85%)
Bill Frels 2,901,347 sh (-8.07%)
NWQ Managers 3,487,441 sh (-8.79%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,660,045 sh (-10.10%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-25.00%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 63,080 sh (-26.82%)
Richard Snow 617,547 sh (-28.47%)
Donald Yacktman 2,805,725 sh (-34.10%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,263,925 sh (-42.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,143,390 sh (-60.10%)
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Q4 2014

WFC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

T Boone Pickens 7,300 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 90,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 46,881 sh (New)
John Burbank 707,365 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 122,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 453,000 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 16,701 sh (+255.42%)
RS Investment Management 1,116,764 sh (+54.86%)
Pioneer Investments 5,772,154 sh (+26.60%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,838,094 sh (+10.73%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,568,552 sh (+1.63%)
James Barrow 44,128,180 sh (+0.98%)
Lou Simpson 5,810,016 sh (+0.96%)
John Buckingham 117,427 sh (+0.45%)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 149,600 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 4,460 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 463,458,123 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 72,473,721 sh (-0.18%)
Tom Russo 14,607,509 sh (-0.21%)
Ken Fisher 18,509,254 sh (-0.26%)
Donald Yacktman 2,790,575 sh (-0.54%)
Tweedy Browne 5,160,107 sh (-0.74%)
Charles Brandes 2,700,789 sh (-1.96%)
Brian Rogers 12,069,600 sh (-2.03%)
Richard Snow 602,604 sh (-2.42%)
Mario Gabelli 4,319,988 sh (-2.58%)
Scott Black 188,912 sh (-2.77%)
Bill Frels 2,811,002 sh (-3.11%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 750,500 sh (-7.59%)
Chris Davis 41,205,254 sh (-8.90%)
David Dreman 44,192 sh (-9.93%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 56,120 sh (-11.03%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,592,809 sh (-12.75%)
Wallace Weitz 1,925,266 sh (-15.98%)
Richard Pzena 2,507,783 sh (-19.85%)
Ruane Cunniff 234,530 sh (-20.37%)
NWQ Managers 2,490,328 sh (-28.59%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,090,782 sh (-38.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 51,515 sh (-42.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,346,074 sh (-57.18%)
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Q1 2015

WFC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Signature Select Canadian Fund -40,200 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management 27,937 sh (+67.28%)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (+33.33%)
Pioneer Investments 7,436,392 sh (+28.83%)
David Dreman 48,703 sh (+10.21%)
Lou Simpson 6,140,747 sh (+5.69%)
Scott Black 195,182 sh (+3.32%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,878,337 sh (+2.28%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,368,325 sh (+1.65%)
Warren Buffett 470,292,359 sh (+1.47%)
Tom Russo 14,681,593 sh (+0.51%)
Ken Fisher 18,537,247 sh (+0.15%)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 122,000 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 873,439 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff 234,445 sh (-0.04%)
Bill Frels 2,803,422 sh (-0.27%)
Dodge & Cox 71,933,893 sh (-0.74%)
Tweedy Browne 5,103,177 sh (-1.10%)
Mario Gabelli 4,248,284 sh (-1.66%)
Brian Rogers 11,819,600 sh (-2.07%)
James Barrow 43,042,263 sh (-2.46%)
John Buckingham 113,683 sh (-3.19%)
Charles Brandes 2,612,979 sh (-3.25%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,442,753 sh (-3.27%)
Bruce Berkowitz 143,600 sh (-4.01%)
Wallace Weitz 1,844,267 sh (-4.21%)
RS Investment Management 1,065,464 sh (-4.59%)
Yacktman Fund 2,000,000 sh (-4.76%)
Donald Yacktman 2,625,794 sh (-5.90%)
Richard Pzena 2,302,295 sh (-8.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 51,390 sh (-8.43%)
Chris Davis 37,539,086 sh (-8.90%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 679,129 sh (-9.51%)
NWQ Managers 2,230,230 sh (-10.44%)
Jeff Auxier 3,960 sh (-11.21%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,620,323 sh (-11.85%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,389,225 sh (-33.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,595 sh (-65.84%)
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Preferred stocks of Wells Fargo & Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WFCNP0.610.00Dividend Equalization Pfd Shs
WFCNO1133.000.00
WFCPRQ25.545.73DR Class A series Q
WFCPRL1173.006.41Wells Fargo & Co., 7.50% Non-Cumul Perp Conv Cl A Preferred Stock, Series L
WFCPRR27.685.99DR Class A series R
WFCPRN23.385.58DR
WFCPRP24.335.44DR Class A Series P
WFCPRO23.235.52DR Class A- Series O
WFCPRJ28.377.07Wells Fargo & Co., 8.00% Dep Shares Non-cumul Perp Cl A Preferred Stock Series J
WFCPRT25.375.33DR Class A series T

Guru Investment Theses on Wells Fargo & Co

Bill Frels Comments on Wells Fargo - Oct 20, 2014

Another strong contributor to performance was Wells Fargo (WFC). Having weathered the financial crisis of 2008-2009 better than most, Wells Fargo has emerged as the go-to bank for depositors in search of a safe haven. With its consumer-friendly reputation, as well as a knack for achieving significant loan and deposit growth, Wells Fargo has been able to leverage its positive brand profile to attract new customers.

From Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio)' Mairs & Power Growth Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.

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Chris Davis Comments on Wells Fargo - Sep 08, 2014

Wells Fargo (WFC), another representative holding in the Fund, is one of the largest and we believe best-managed financial services companies in the United States. Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investment, mortgage, and consumer finance services across North America through its branch network as well as other channels. A key competitive advantage is its sizeable, low-cost retail deposit base that enables it to generate one of the highest net interest margins in the industry. We believe that risk management is a core company strength and that this business is well positioned for the years ahead.

From Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio)’ Davis Financial Fund Semi-Annual Review 2014.



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Mario Gabelli Comments on Wells Fargo & Co - Jul 25, 2014

Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) (1.7%) (WFC - $52.56 - NYSE) is a diversified financial services company. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the firm provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores and 12,000 ATMs. Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America, and as of December 31, 2013, it had $1.5 trillion in customer assets. Longer term, we expect Wells Fargo to continue to grow market share of domestic deposits due to its strong brand and diversified product base.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s The Gabelli Equity Income Fund Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Commentary.

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Lountzis Asset Management Comments on Wells Fargo - Mar 21, 2014

WELLS FARGO (WFC) is the fourth largest bank in the country with assets of $1.4 trillion at year-end 2013. The company generated operating revenues of $83.8 billion in 2013 with net income of $21.9 billion and reported earnings of $3.89 per share.



The company is a diversified financial services company operating in a broad range of markets including the east and west coasts of our country, as well as several business segments including, banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and commercial and consumer finance through over 9,000 locations, 12,000 ATM’s and the Internet. Wells Fargo, like US Bancorp, also generates significant fee revenues providing a more stable and recurring revenue stream less impacted by the declining interest rates that have negatively impacted net interest margins over the past few years. In 2013, the company generated net interest income after the provision for credit losses of $40.5 billion while generating fee revenue of $41 billion. Net income for 2013 was $21.9 billion or $3.89 per diluted share.



We believe that Wells Fargo’s diverse business model will continue to thrive in various economic environments and will benefit when interest rates rise, augmenting the net interest margin to once again exceed 4%; a level it has fallen below over the past several quarters. Nevertheless, Wells Fargo remains an outstanding financial services company generating a return on tangible common equity of 17%, and a return on assets of 1.4%. The company also maintains leadership positions in several businesses including a leading originator and servicer of mortgages. In fact, the company originates one of every three mortgages in this country.



Over the next several years in a more normalized interest rate environment, we believe that Wells Fargo can generate in excess of $5 per diluted share in earning power. We estimate the company can earn in excess of $3.55 in 2014 and $3.80 in 2015.



From Lountzis Asset Management 2013 Annual Letter



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Wallace Weitz Comments on Wells Fargo - Jul 15, 2013

Wells Fargo (WFC--$41)(WFC) Wells Fargo was a beneficiary of the financial crisis (though it was hard to tell at the time as the stock price dipped under $10). It avoided serious balance sheet problems and was able to buy (rescue) Wachovia Bank on very favorable terms. It has a great loan underwriting culture, very cheap deposits and is in a very strong position to take advantage of economic recovery and higher interest rates.

From Wallace Weitz’s second quarter 2013 letter to shareholders.


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Chris Davis Comments on Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo (WFC), another representative holding in the Fund, is one of the largest and we believe best-managed financial services companies in the United States. Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investment, mortgage, and consumer finance services across North America through its branch network as well as other channels. A key competitive advantage is its sizeable, low-cost retail deposit base that enables it to generate one of the highest net interest margins in the industry. We believe that risk management is a core company strength and that this business is well positioned for the years ahead. Read more...
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Mario Gabelli Comments on Wells Fargo & Co
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.84
WFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. WFC: 13.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.7  Med: 13.59 Max: 38.61
Current: 13.84
8.7
38.61
Forward P/E 12.92
WFC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. WFC: 12.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.00
WFC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. WFC: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.71  Med: 13.61 Max: 38.46
Current: 14
8.71
38.46
P/B 1.76
WFC's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WFC: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.97
Current: 1.76
0.53
2.97
P/S 3.54
WFC's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. WFC: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.61 Max: 3.65
Current: 3.54
0.61
3.65
POCF 17.46
WFC's POCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. WFC: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WFC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.06  Med: 6.83 Max: 54.48
Current: 17.46
2.06
54.48
EV-to-EBIT 14.62
WFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. WFC: 14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1  Med: 17.00 Max: 149.7
Current: 14.62
7.1
149.7
PEG 1.25
WFC's PEG is ranked lower than
54% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WFC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WFC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.92 Max: 28.66
Current: 1.25
0.39
28.66
Shiller P/E 17.70
WFC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. WFC: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.06  Med: 15.68 Max: 21.88
Current: 17.7
4.06
21.88
Days Sales Outstanding 116.59
WFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. WFC: 116.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WFC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.81  Med: 117.49 Max: 406.13
Current: 116.59
38.81
406.13

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.52
WFC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. WFC: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.58 Max: 15.45
Current: 2.52
0.59
15.45
Dividend Payout 0.34
WFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. WFC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.34
0.08
0.83
Dividend growth (3y) 48.80
WFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. WFC: 48.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -44.7  Med: 13.50 Max: 79.2
Current: 48.8
-44.7
79.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.07
WFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. WFC: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.83  Med: 12.36 Max: 74.02
Current: 12.07
2.83
74.02

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.28
WFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. WFC: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.92 Max: 9.75
Current: 2.28
1.45
9.75
Price/Projected FCF 1.97
WFC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. WFC: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.97
0.75
3.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
WFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WFC: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.35
0.39
1.91
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.96
WFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WFC: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.91 Max: 3.29
Current: 0.96
0.43
3.29
Price/Graham Number 1.04
WFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WFC: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.60 Max: 2.91
Current: 1.04
0.68
2.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.88
WFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. WFC: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.90 Max: 14.1
Current: 6.88
0.7
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.46
WFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. WFC: 14.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -15.3  Med: 8.50 Max: 28
Current: 14.46
-15.3
28

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:WFCNP.USA, WFC.Switzerland, WFCNO.USA, NWT.Germany, WFC.Chile, WFC.Argentina, WFC.Mexico, WFCO34.Brazil, 0R2F.UK,
Wells Fargo & Co was founded on March 18, 1852 under the laws of Delaware. It is a diversified financial services company. The Company provides retail, commercial and corporate banking services through banking stores and offices, the internet and other distribution channels to individuals, businesses and institutions in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and in other countries. It provides other financial services through subsidiaries engaged in various businesses, principally: wholesale banking, mortgage banking, consumer finance, equipment leasing, agricultural finance, commercial finance, securities brokerage and investment banking, insurance agency and brokerage services, computer and data processing services, trust services, investment advisory services, mortgage-backed securities servicing and venture capital investment. The Company's business segments are Community Banking; Wholesale Banking; and Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement. The Community Banking offers a complete line of diversified financial products and services for consumers and small businesses including checking and savings accounts, credit and debit cards, and auto, student, and small business lending. These products also include investment, insurance and trust services in 39 states and D.C., and mortgage and home equity loans in all 50 states and D.C. through its Regional Banking and Wells Fargo Home Lending business units. The Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally with annual sales generally in excess of $20 million. Products and business segments include Middle Market Commercial Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Treasury Management, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Insurance, International, Real Estate Capital Markets, Commercial Mortgage Servicing, Corporate Trust, Equipment Finance, Wells Fargo Securities, Principal Investments, Asset Backed Finance, and Asset Management. The Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement provide a full range of financial advisory services to clients using a planning approach to meet each client's financial needs. Wealth Management provides affluent and high net worth clients with a complete range of wealth management solutions, including financial planning, private banking, credit, investment management and fiduciary services. As a bank holding company, the Company is subject to regulation under the BHC Act and to inspection, examination and supervision by its primary regulator, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
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