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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 0.09
WFCPRL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1347 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WFCPRL: 0.09 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.09

0.06
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.11
WFCPRL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US 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 7.61
WFCPRL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WFCPRL: 7.61 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 7.61
Current: 7.61

0.34
7.61
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.33
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 40.47
WFCPRL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 28.47 vs. WFCPRL: 40.47 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.88   Max: 38.95
Current: 40.47

7.88
38.95
Net-margin (%) 27.53
WFCPRL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.29 vs. WFCPRL: 27.53 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.34   Max: 26.11
Current: 27.53

6.34
26.11
ROE (%) 13.32
WFCPRL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1776 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. WFCPRL: 13.32 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.62   Max: 39.17
Current: 13.32

3.62
39.17
ROA (%) 1.50
WFCPRL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1776 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WFCPRL: 1.50 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.93
Current: 1.5

0.28
2.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 97.56
WFCPRL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 72.56 vs. WFCPRL: 97.56 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.74   Max: 167.28
Current: 97.56

4.74
167.28
Revenue Growth (%) -1.20
WFCPRL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WFCPRL: -1.20 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 22.9
Current: -1.2

-6.1
22.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 18.90
WFCPRL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WFCPRL: 18.90 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -31.7   Max: 49
Current: 18.9

-31.7
49
EPS Growth (%) 20.70
WFCPRL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. WFCPRL: 20.70 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: 59.1
Current: 20.7

-32.2
59.1
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Pioneer Investments 90,968 sh (+3.41%)
Murray Stahl 1,633 sh (-45.73%)
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Q4 2013

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Howard Marks 12,440 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 93,968 sh (+3.3%)
Murray Stahl 1,620 sh (-0.8%)
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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 (-2.1%)
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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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Preferred stocks of Wells Fargo & Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WFCNP0.570.00Dividend Equalization Pfd Shs
WFCNO1133.000.00
WFCPRQ25.255.74
WFCPRL0.006.24Wells Fargo & Co., 7.50% Non-Cumul Perp Conv Cl A Preferred Stock, Series L
WFCPRR25.154.46Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -R-
WFCPRN0.005.80DR
WFCPRP0.005.85
WFCPRO0.005.76Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 5 1/8 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -0-
WFCPRJ0.006.93Wells Fargo & Co., 8.00% Dep Shares Non-cumul Perp Cl A Preferred Stock Series J
WFCPRT0.000.92Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -T-

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.10
WFCPRL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. WFCPRL: 13.10 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.7   Max: 38.61
Current: 13.1

8.7
38.61
P/B 1.72
WFCPRL's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. WFCPRL: 1.72 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.97
Current: 1.72

0.53
2.97
P/S 3.42
WFCPRL's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. WFCPRL: 3.42 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.65
Current: 3.42

0.61
3.65
PFCF 8.10
WFCPRL's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. WFCPRL: 8.10 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 54.48
Current: 8.1

2.06
54.48
EV-to-EBIT 15.12
WFCPRL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. WFCPRL: 15.12 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.4   Max: 149.7
Current: 15.12

12.4
149.7
PEG 1.08
WFCPRL's PEG is ranked higher than
73% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WFCPRL: 1.08 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 16.51
Current: 1.08

0.39
16.51
Shiller P/E 19.28
WFCPRL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. WFCPRL: 19.28 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.08   Max: 23.19
Current: 19.28

4.08
23.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.24
WFCPRL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. WFCPRL: 6.24 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 15.45
Current: 6.24

0.59
15.45
Dividend growth (3y) 79.20
WFCPRL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. WFCPRL: 79.20 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 79.2
Current: 79.2

-44.7
79.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 28.93
WFCPRL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. WFCPRL: 28.93 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 71.62
Current: 28.93

2.73
71.62
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
WFCPRL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1299 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. WFCPRL: -0.70 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.6   Max: -38.1
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.30
WFCPRL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WFCPRL: 2.30 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 17.78
Current: 2.3

1.45
17.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.71
WFCPRL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. WFCPRL: 0.71 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 9.44
Current: 0.71

0.23
9.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
WFCPRL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WFCPRL: 1.31 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.31

0.39
1.91
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.76
WFCPRL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. WFCPRL: 0.76 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.29
Current: 0.76

0.43
3.29
Price/Graham Number 1.03
WFCPRL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. WFCPRL: 1.03 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 7.13
Current: 1.03

0.68
7.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.60
WFCPRL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. WFCPRL: 6.60 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 8
Current: 6.6

0.7
8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.63
WFCPRL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. WFCPRL: 25.63 )
WFCPRL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 51.9
Current: 25.63

-7.2
51.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Traded in other countries:WFCNP.USA, WFCNO.USA, NWT.Germany
Wells Fargo & Co is a corporation organized under the laws of Delaware and a financial holding company and a bank holding company registered under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. The Company is the product of the merger of Norwest Corporation and the former Wells Fargo & Company, completed on November 2, 1998. On completion of the merger, Norwest Corporation changed its name to Wells Fargo & Company. Wells Fargo acquired Wachovia Corporation. Wachovia, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, was financial services companies, providing a range of retail banking and brokerage, asset and wealth management and corporate and investment banking products and services to customers through 3,300 financial centers in 21 states from Connecticut to Florida and west to Texas and California and nationwide retail brokerage, mortgage lending and auto finance businesses. The Company expanded its business, in part, by acquiring banking institutions and other companies engaged in activities that are financial in nature. Wells Fargo continues to explore opportunities to acquire banking institutions and other financial services companies and discussions related to possible acquisitions might occur at any time. Wells Fargo a financial services company, which provides retail, commercial and corporate banking services through banking stores located in 39 states and the District of Columbia. The Company provides other financial services through subsidiaries engaged in various businesses, mainly: 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. Wells Fargo was operating through its three segments for management reporting purposes: Community Banking, Wholesale Banking and Wells Fargo Financial. As of first quarter, 2009, Wells Fargo Financial rolled into Community Banking and was replaced with Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement. Community Banking offers a complete line of diversified financial products and services for consumers and small businesses including investment, insurance and trust services in 39 states and D.C. and mortgage and home equity loans in all 50 states and D.C. In addition, Community Banking includes Wells Fargo Financial. Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States. Products include middle market banking, corporate banking, commercial real estate, treasury management, asset-based lending, insurance brokerage, foreign exchange, correspondent banking, trade services, specialized lending, equipment finance, corporate trust, investment banking, capital markets, and asset management. Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement provides a range of financial advisory services to clients. It provides

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