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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
WFCPRL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WFCPRL: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WFCPRL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.06
0.05
0.98
Equity-to-Asset 0.11
WFCPRL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. WFCPRL: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WFCPRL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.11
0.05
0.11
Debt-to-Equity 1.63
WFCPRL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
84% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. WFCPRL: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
WFCPRL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.57 Max: 5.73
Current: 1.63
1.11
5.73
Interest Coverage 4.29
WFCPRL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WFCPRL: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WFCPRL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 4.5 Max: 8.46
Current: 4.29
0.34
8.46
Beneish M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
4.42%
4.14%
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 % 35.76
WFCPRL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 31.66 vs. WFCPRL: 35.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WFCPRL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.88  Med: 31.3 Max: 40.21
Current: 35.76
7.88
40.21
Net Margin % 25.19
WFCPRL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.82 vs. WFCPRL: 25.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WFCPRL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.34  Med: 21.2 Max: 27.34
Current: 25.19
6.34
27.34
ROE % 10.17
WFCPRL's ROE % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. WFCPRL: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WFCPRL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 11.33 Max: 17.23
Current: 10.17
3.23
17.23
ROA % 1.15
WFCPRL's ROA % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WFCPRL: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WFCPRL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.15
0.28
1.52
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.50
WFCPRL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WFCPRL: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WFCPRL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: 8.9 Max: 44.7
Current: 3.5
-16.1
44.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.80
WFCPRL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WFCPRL: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WFCPRL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.7  Med: 12.1 Max: 61.6
Current: 2.8
-31.7
61.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 0.80
WFCPRL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. WFCPRL: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
WFCPRL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.2  Med: 13.2 Max: 59.1
Current: 0.8
-32.2
59.1
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

NWQ Managers 16,317 sh (+25.15%)
Mario Gabelli 175 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 108,252 sh (-2.69%)
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Q4 2016

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

NWQ Managers 19,147 sh (+17.34%)
Pioneer Investments 117,772 sh (+8.79%)
Mario Gabelli 175 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2017

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Pioneer Investments 121,723 sh (+3.35%)
Mario Gabelli 175 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 11,038 sh (-42.35%)
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Q2 2017

WFCPRL Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Howard Marks 29,409 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 126,150 sh (+3.64%)
NWQ Managers 11,435 sh (+3.60%)
Mario Gabelli 175 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WFCPRL

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
NWQ Managers 2017-06-30 Add 3.60%$1239.02 - $1317.95 $ 1323.004%11,435
NWQ Managers 2017-03-31 Reduce -42.35%$1197 - $1239.02 $ 1323.009%11,038
NWQ Managers 2016-12-31 Add 17.34%$1166.52 - $1310 $ 1323.007%19,147
NWQ Managers 2016-09-30 Add 25.15%$1288.33 - $1379 $ 1323.00-1%16,317
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Preferred stocks of Wells Fargo & Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WFCNP0.450.00Dividend Equalization Pfd Shs
WFCPRY25.922.12Deposit Shs -A- Repr 1/1000th 5.625% Red Non-Cum Pfd Reg Shs-A- Ser -Y-
WFCPRQ27.085.40Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 5.85 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -Q-
WFCPRL1323.005.677 1/2 % Non Cum Perp Conv Pfd Shs -A- Series -L-
WFCPRR28.805.75Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 5/8 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -R-
WFCPRN25.015.20Deposit Repr 1/1000th 5.2% Fixed Perp Pfd Shs A S eries N
WFCPRP25.155.22Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000 Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs A Series P
WFCPRO25.075.11Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 5 1/8 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -0-
WFCPRJ25.487.85Deposit Shs Repr 1/40th 8 % Non Cum Perp Pfd Sh -A- Series -J-
WFCPRT26.255.71Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -T-
WFCPRV26.465.67Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 6 % Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -V-
WFCPRW25.835.52Deposit Shs Repr 1/1000th 5 7/10 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs -A- Series -W-
WFCPRX25.615.37Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -A- Series -X-

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 6021
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Traded in other countries:WFC.Argentina, WFCO34.Brazil, WFC.Chile, NWT.Germany, WFC.Mexico, WFC.Switzerland, 0R2F.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Wells Fargo & Co operates as one of the largest banks in the United States. Its business operations are split into three segments: community banking; wholesale banking; and wealth, brokerage, and retirement.

Wells Fargo is one of the four largest banks in the United States, rapidly approaching $2 trillion in balance sheet assets. The company is split into three segments for reporting purposes: community banking; wholesale banking; and wealth, brokerage, and retirement. The company is also a major player in the residential real estate market, originating and servicing a sizable share of U.S. mortgages.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 13.32
WFCPRL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. WFCPRL: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WFCPRL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 13.06 Max: 43.48
Current: 13.32
8.71
43.48
PE Ratio without NRI 13.32
WFCPRL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. WFCPRL: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WFCPRL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.71  Med: 13.06 Max: 43.48
Current: 13.32
8.71
43.48
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 2.78
WFCPRL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
86% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.23 vs. WFCPRL: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WFCPRL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 5.56 Max: 626.22
Current: 2.78
2.55
626.22
PB Ratio 1.50
WFCPRL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WFCPRL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WFCPRL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.85
Current: 1.5
0.53
2.85
PS Ratio 3.11
WFCPRL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. WFCPRL: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WFCPRL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.61 Max: 3.59
Current: 3.11
0.61
3.59
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.03
WFCPRL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. WFCPRL: 26.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WFCPRL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 7.92 Max: 1760.3
Current: 26.03
3.03
1760.3
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 26.03
WFCPRL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
93% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. WFCPRL: 26.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WFCPRL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 7.92 Max: 1760.3
Current: 26.03
3.03
1760.3
EV-to-EBIT 19.34
WFCPRL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. WFCPRL: 19.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WFCPRL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 17.3 Max: 149.7
Current: 19.34
7.1
149.7
EV-to-EBITDA 16.59
WFCPRL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. WFCPRL: 16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WFCPRL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 15.3 Max: 99.4
Current: 16.59
6.6
99.4
EV-to-Revenue 6.91
WFCPRL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
78% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. WFCPRL: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
WFCPRL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.7 Max: 11.8
Current: 6.91
2.9
11.8
PEG Ratio 1.73
WFCPRL's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. WFCPRL: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WFCPRL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.17 Max: 12.2
Current: 1.73
0.42
12.2
Shiller PE Ratio 16.94
WFCPRL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. WFCPRL: 16.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WFCPRL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 16.2 Max: 23.06
Current: 16.94
4.63
23.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.67
WFCPRL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
56% of the 2354 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. WFCPRL: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WFCPRL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.58 Max: 15.45
Current: 5.67
0.59
15.45
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 9.60
WFCPRL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. WFCPRL: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WFCPRL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.7  Med: 14.7 Max: 79.2
Current: 9.6
-44.7
79.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.67
WFCPRL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
51% of the 2231 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. WFCPRL: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 19.41
WFCPRL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2778 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. WFCPRL: 19.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WFCPRL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 8.83 Max: 52.88
Current: 19.41
2.02
52.88
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.60
WFCPRL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. WFCPRL: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WFCPRL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.6  Med: -1.2 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.6
-32.6
1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.17
WFCPRL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. WFCPRL: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WFCPRL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.8 Max: 14.1
Current: 5.17
0.7
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 14.63
WFCPRL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. WFCPRL: 14.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WFCPRL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.6  Med: 15.9 Max: 39.8
Current: 14.63
-3.6
39.8

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