Switch to:

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 983 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 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
60% of the 1353 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 1269 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. WFC: 8.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WFC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.37 Max: 8.43
Current: 8.43
0.33
8.43
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
5.20%
7.43%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 39.44
WFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.31 vs. WFC: 39.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.77  Med: 31.30 Max: 40.21
Current: 39.44
7.77
40.21
Net-margin (%) 26.93
WFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.02 vs. WFC: 26.93 )
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: 26.93
6.34
27.34
ROE (%) 11.67
WFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. WFC: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.23  Med: 12.75 Max: 19.97
Current: 11.67
3.23
19.97
ROA (%) 1.37
WFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WFC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.49 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.37
0.28
1.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
WFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 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: 7.80 Max: 22.9
Current: 1.4
-6.1
22.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
WFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. WFC: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WFC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32  Med: 8.70 Max: 49.7
Current: 12.1
-32
49.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
WFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 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: 13.00 Max: 59.1
Current: 13.3
-32.2
59.1
» WFC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2014

WFC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Third Avenue Management 4,699 sh (New)
Jim Simons 15,211 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 89,233 sh (New)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (+6.22%)
Lou Simpson 5,754,537 sh (+1.78%)
James Barrow 43,700,506 sh (+1.07%)
Diamond Hill Capital 3,373,187 sh (+1.07%)
RS Investment Management 721,164 sh (+0.08%)
Ken Fisher 18,557,016 sh (+0.04%)
Pioneer Investments 4,559,271 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 463,458,123 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 4,460 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 149,600 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 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%)
» More
Q4 2014

WFC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 122,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 90,000 sh (New)
T Boone Pickens 7,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 46,881 sh (New)
John Burbank 707,365 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%)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz 149,600 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 463,458,123 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 2,100,000 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 4,460 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%)
» More
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%)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 122,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Caxton Associates 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%)
» More
Q2 2015

WFC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Heebner 60,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 1,679,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 421,236 sh (+719.68%)
Joel Greenblatt 745,955 sh (+511.44%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,826,229 sh (+12.71%)
Jeff Auxier 4,460 sh (+12.63%)
Third Avenue Management 30,237 sh (+8.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,510,242 sh (+4.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,890 sh (+1.68%)
Scott Black 197,957 sh (+1.42%)
RS Investment Management 1,080,164 sh (+1.38%)
RS Investment Management 1,080,164 sh (+1.38%)
John Buckingham 114,805 sh (+0.99%)
Ken Fisher 18,703,566 sh (+0.90%)
David Dreman 49,125 sh (+0.87%)
Bill Frels 2,807,444 sh (+0.14%)
James Barrow 43,045,796 sh (+0.01%)
David Abrams 2,770,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 234,445 sh (unchged)
Charlie Munger 1,591,800 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 5,290,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 69,300 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 822,320 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 470,292,359 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,800 sh (unchged)
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Out
Tom Russo 14,675,054 sh (-0.04%)
Tweedy Browne 5,058,689 sh (-0.87%)
Lou Simpson 6,068,500 sh (-1.18%)
Dodge & Cox 70,896,684 sh (-1.44%)
Brian Rogers 11,569,600 sh (-2.12%)
Charles Brandes 2,551,087 sh (-2.37%)
Mario Gabelli 4,125,553 sh (-2.89%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,304,575 sh (-3.11%)
Richard Pzena 2,222,313 sh (-3.47%)
Chris Davis 36,069,415 sh (-3.92%)
Yacktman Fund 1,900,000 sh (-5.00%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 643,993 sh (-5.17%)
Donald Yacktman 2,458,660 sh (-6.37%)
NWQ Managers 1,982,833 sh (-11.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,080,725 sh (-21.02%)
Pioneer Investments 5,648,894 sh (-24.04%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-25.00%)
Wallace Weitz 1,234,400 sh (-33.07%)
Diamond Hill Capital 268,552 sh (-80.67%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WFC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Preferred stocks of Wells Fargo & Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WFCNP0.700.00Dividend Equalization Pfd Shs
WFCNO1133.000.00
WFCPRQ25.655.68DR Class A series Q
WFCPRL1173.116.30Wells Fargo & Co., 7.50% Non-Cumul Perp Conv Cl A Preferred Stock, Series L
WFCPRR27.725.96DR Class A series R
WFCPRN24.315.32DR
WFCPRP24.825.30DR Class A Series P
WFCPRO24.205.29DR Class A- Series O
WFCPRJ28.167.03Wells Fargo & Co., 8.00% Dep Shares Non-cumul Perp Cl A Preferred Stock Series J
WFCPRT25.465.27DR 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.

Check out Bill Frels latest stock trades

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.



Check out Chris Davis latest stock trades

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.

Check out Mario Gabelli latest stock trades

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

WELLS FARGO (NYSE: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



Check out latest stock trades

Top Ranked Articles about Wells Fargo & Co

Warren Buffett Deals in Existing Stakes in First Quarter
As one of the most admired investors of all time, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s actions are followed closely, but those who were looking for clues as to which companies would make good new buys or were prime candidates for selling off were disappointed in the first quarter. Buffett had no new buys nor did he sell any of his stakes in full. Read more...
Berkshire Hathaway Buys More IBM, Wells Fargo, Precision Castparts, Sells National Oilwell Varco, Bank Of New York Mellon, Charter Communications
Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s investment company just released his first quarter portfolio. Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) and his CIOs buys IBM, Wells Fargo, Precision Castparts, U.S. Bancorp, Phillips 66, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, Deere & Co, sells National Oilwell Varco Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Charter Communications Inc, Viacom Inc, Liberty Global PLC, Wabco Holdings Inc, MasterCard Inc, Visa Inc during the 3-months ended , according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Berkshire Hathaway. As of 2015-03-31, Berkshire Hathaway owns 47 stocks with a total value Read more...
Bill Frels Comments on Wells Fargo
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. Read more...
Stocks Arnold Van Den Berg and Bill Nygren Have in Common
When two successful value investors own a company’s stock, it’s worth investigating what the company could be doing right. Last year, GuruFocus looked at the stocks Warren Buffett and George Soros have in common. This time, we’ll compare Arnold Van Den Berg (Trades, Portfolio) and Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio). Read more...
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...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.96
WFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. WFC: 12.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.7  Med: 13.63 Max: 38.61
Current: 12.96
8.7
38.61
Forward P/E 11.86
WFC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. WFC: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.10
WFC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. WFC: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.71  Med: 13.64 Max: 38.46
Current: 13.1
8.71
38.46
P/B 1.61
WFC's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. WFC: 1.61 )
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: 1.61
0.53
2.97
P/S 3.34
WFC's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. WFC: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.63 Max: 3.65
Current: 3.34
0.61
3.65
POCF 15.09
WFC's POCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. WFC: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WFC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.06  Med: 6.93 Max: 54.48
Current: 15.09
2.06
54.48
EV-to-EBIT 13.69
WFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. WFC: 13.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1  Med: 16.90 Max: 149.7
Current: 13.69
7.1
149.7
PEG 1.16
WFC's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WFC: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WFC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.90 Max: 16.51
Current: 1.16
0.39
16.51
Shiller P/E 16.18
WFC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. WFC: 16.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.08  Med: 15.73 Max: 21.88
Current: 16.18
4.08
21.88
Days Sales Outstanding 117.49
WFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 34.20 vs. WFC: 117.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WFC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.81  Med: 117.49 Max: 525.71
Current: 117.49
38.81
525.71

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.69
WFC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
51% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. WFC: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.57 Max: 15.45
Current: 2.69
0.59
15.45
Dividend Payout 0.35
WFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. WFC: 0.35 )
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: 0.35
0.08
0.83
Dividend growth (3y) 48.80
WFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 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) 12.89
WFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. WFC: 12.89 )
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: 12.31 Max: 74.02
Current: 12.89
2.83
74.02

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.17
WFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WFC: 2.17 )
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: 2.17
1.45
9.75
Price/Projected FCF 1.86
WFC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. WFC: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.62 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.86
0.75
3.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
WFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. WFC: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.27
0.38
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.93
WFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. WFC: 0.93 )
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: 0.93
0.43
3.29
Price/Graham Number 0.99
WFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. WFC: 0.99 )
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: 0.99
0.68
2.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.33
WFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. WFC: 7.33 )
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: 7.33
0.7
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.20
WFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. WFC: 14.20 )
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: 28.1
Current: 14.2
-15.3
28.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 86,312 91,198 100,385
EPS($) 4.15 4.41 4.91
EPS without NRI($) 4.15 4.41 4.91

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.
» More Articles for WFC

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Bretton Fund Q2 2015 Investor Letter Aug 26 2015 
Economic Improvements Likely in the Final Months of the Year Aug 25 2015 
PHK Div Portfolio Aug 24 2015 
PHK Div Portfolio Aug 24 2015 
My Stock Portfolio Aug 23 2015 
stocks Aug 23 2015 
my portfolio Aug 23 2015 
my portfolio Aug 23 2015 
@greensboro_nc Aug 23 2015 
@greensboro_nc Aug 23 2015 

More From Other Websites
Wells Fargo Said to Be Front-Runner to Buy GE Rail-Finance Unit Aug 27 2015
At the close: Stocks snap back Aug 27 2015
Investors buy 2-building office complex in Dallas with plans for massive redo Aug 27 2015
Wells Fargo Eyes Metro Park for New Commercial Hub in Central NJ Aug 27 2015
Why Western Digital Could Be Worth More Than Expected Aug 27 2015
Margin Calls Bite Investors, Banks Aug 26 2015
Big Value and Upside Seen in Dollar Tree Aug 26 2015
4 Jefferies Top Value Stock to Buy as Market Recovers Aug 26 2015
Big U.S. Banks Can Weather China Storm Aug 25 2015
Small Bank Stocks Beating Citigroup, Other Big Banks Aug 25 2015
Wells Fargo Creates ‘Steps to Better Banking’ Aug 25 2015
Bulls bet on BofA Aug 25 2015
Wait for Wells Fargo to Pull Back Before Buying Aug 25 2015
Wells Fargo Creates ‘Steps to Better Banking’ Aug 25 2015
Key Analyst Sees Attractive Entry Into Euronav Aug 25 2015
Covidien, Dow Corning, and Hilton Worldwide Are 2015 AFP Pinnacle Award Finalists Aug 25 2015
John Coad Named National Sales Manager for Wells Fargo SBA Lending Aug 25 2015
Wells Fargo Securities adds three senior bankers after last week's layoffs Aug 24 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK