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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.08
WFCPRL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WFCPRL: 0.08 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.08

0.06
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.11
WFCPRL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 2241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. WFCPRL: 0.11 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.11
Current: 0.11

0.07
0.11
Interest Coverage 8.43
WFCPRL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 2151 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WFCPRL: 8.43 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 8.43
Current: 8.43

0.34
8.43
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.33
WACC vs ROIC
5.15%
7.14%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 39.68
WFCPRL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2344 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.14 vs. WFCPRL: 39.68 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.88   Max: 40.21
Current: 39.68

7.88
40.21
Net-margin (%) 27.02
WFCPRL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2344 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. WFCPRL: 27.02 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.34   Max: 27.34
Current: 27.02

6.34
27.34
ROE (%) 12.59
WFCPRL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. WFCPRL: 12.59 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.62   Max: 39.17
Current: 12.59

3.62
39.17
ROA (%) 1.40
WFCPRL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2356 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. WFCPRL: 1.40 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.93
Current: 1.4

0.28
2.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 126.90
WFCPRL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2318 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 87.69 vs. WFCPRL: 126.90 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.74   Max: 537.3
Current: 126.9

4.74
537.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
WFCPRL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WFCPRL: 1.40 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 22.9
Current: 1.4

-6.1
22.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
WFCPRL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WFCPRL: 12.10 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.7   Max: 49
Current: 12.1

-31.7
49
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
WFCPRL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. WFCPRL: 13.30 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: 59.1
Current: 13.3

-32.2
59.1
» WFCPRL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Howard Marks 18,000 sh (+44.69%)
Pioneer Investments 93,968 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,586 sh (-2.10%)
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Q2 2014

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Howard Marks 18,250 sh (+1.39%)
Pioneer Investments 93,968 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,561 sh (-1.58%)
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Q3 2014

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Pioneer Investments 85,473 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,546 sh (-0.96%)
Howard Marks 15,750 sh (-13.70%)
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Q4 2014

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 85,473 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,546 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 8,158 sh (-48.20%)
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Preferred stocks of Wells Fargo & Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WFCNP0.610.00Dividend Equalization Pfd Shs
WFCNO1133.000.00
WFCPRQ25.255.52DR Class A series Q
WFCPRL1228.686.11Wells Fargo & Co., 7.50% Non-Cumul Perp Conv Cl A Preferred Stock, Series L
WFCPRR25.155.90DR Class A series R
WFCPRN24.755.30DR
WFCPRP24.955.32DR Class A Series P
WFCPRO24.655.23DR Class A- Series O
WFCPRJ29.116.94Wells Fargo & Co., 8.00% Dep Shares Non-cumul Perp Cl A Preferred Stock Series J
WFCPRT26.063.74DR Class A series T

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.40
WFCPRL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. WFCPRL: 13.40 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 38.61
Current: 13.4

8.7
38.61
Forward P/E 12.14
WFCPRL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WFCPRL: 12.14 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.40
WFCPRL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
83% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. WFCPRL: 13.40 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.71   Max: 38.46
Current: 13.4

8.71
38.46
P/B 1.69
WFCPRL's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. WFCPRL: 1.69 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.69

0.53
2.97
P/S 3.46
WFCPRL's P/S is ranked higher than
100% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. WFCPRL: 3.46 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.65
Current: 3.46

0.61
3.65
POCF 16.61
WFCPRL's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 225.87 vs. WFCPRL: 16.61 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 54.48
Current: 16.61

2.06
54.48
EV-to-EBIT 13.96
WFCPRL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. WFCPRL: 13.96 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 149.7
Current: 13.96

7.1
149.7
PEG 1.20
WFCPRL's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WFCPRL: 1.20 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 28.66
Current: 1.2

0.39
28.66
Shiller P/E 17.56
WFCPRL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WFCPRL: 17.56 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 21.73
Current: 17.56

4.08
21.73
Days Sales Outstanding 116.59
WFCPRL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WFCPRL: 116.59 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.81   Max: 406.13
Current: 116.59

38.81
406.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.11
WFCPRL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 2193 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. WFCPRL: 6.11 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 15.45
Current: 6.11

0.59
15.45
Dividend growth (3y) 48.80
WFCPRL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WFCPRL: 48.80 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 79.2
Current: 48.8

-44.7
79.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 29.23
WFCPRL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WFCPRL: 29.23 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 74.02
Current: 29.23

2.83
74.02

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
WFCPRL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WFCPRL: 2.20 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 17.78
Current: 2.2

1.45
17.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.96
WFCPRL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WFCPRL: 1.96 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 3.35
Current: 1.96

1.05
3.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
WFCPRL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WFCPRL: 1.32 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.32

0.53
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.91
WFCPRL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WFCPRL: 0.91 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.6
Current: 0.91

0.49
2.6
Price/Graham Number 1.04
WFCPRL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 3164 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WFCPRL: 1.04 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.91
Current: 1.04

0.79
2.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
WFCPRL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WFCPRL: 7.20 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 14.1
Current: 7.2

0.7
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.65
WFCPRL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. WFCPRL: 14.65 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.3   Max: 28
Current: 14.65

-15.3
28

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
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Traded in other countries:WFCNP.USA, WFCNO.USA, NWT.Germany, WFCO34.Brazil, WFC.Mexico, WFC.Argentina, WFC.Chile, WFC.Switzerland,
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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