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Wells Fargo Sloan Ratio %

: 4.03% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Richard Sloan from the University of Michigan was first to document what is referred to as the "accrual anomaly". His 1996 paper found that shares of companies with small or negative accruals vastly outperform (+10%) those of companies with large ones.

Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 4.03%.

As of Jun. 2022, Wells Fargo has a Sloan Ratio of 4.03%, indicating the company is in the safe zone and there is no funny business with accruals.


Wells Fargo Sloan Ratio % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Wells Fargo Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Sloan Ratio %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.86 -0.31 2.21 -6.21 2.09

Wells Fargo Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Sloan Ratio % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1.75 0.70 2.09 3.84 4.03

Competitive Comparison

For the Banks - Diversified subindustry, Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio %, along with its competitors' market caps and Sloan Ratio % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Wells Fargo Sloan Ratio % Distribution

For the Banks industry and Financial Services sector, Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio % falls into.



Wells Fargo Sloan Ratio % Calculation

Earnings contain a lot of non cash earnings which is called accruals. The Sloan ratio is a way to identify firms with low non-cash or accrual-derived earnings relative to their cash flow.

Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Sloan Ratio=(Net Income (A: Dec. 2021 )-Cash Flow from Operations (A: Dec. 2021 )
-Cash Flow from Investing (A: Dec. 2021 ))/Total Assets (A: Dec. 2021 )
=(21548--11525
--7619)/1948068
=2.09%

Wells Fargo's Sloan Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Sloan Ratio=(Net Income (TTM)-Cash Flow from Operations (TTM})
-Cash Flow from Investing (TTM))/Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=(17662-7794
--65892)/1881142
=4.03%

Wells Fargo's Net Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was 5122 (Sep. 2021 ) + 5750 (Dec. 2021 ) + 3671 (Mar. 2022 ) + 3119 (Jun. 2022 ) = $17,662 Mil.
Wells Fargo's Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was -4810 (Sep. 2021 ) + 4817 (Dec. 2021 ) + 199 (Mar. 2022 ) + 7588 (Jun. 2022 ) = $7,794 Mil.
Wells Fargo's Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was -7021 (Sep. 2021 ) + -31402 (Dec. 2021 ) + -22961 (Mar. 2022 ) + -4508 (Jun. 2022 ) = $-65,892 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Wells Fargo  (NYSE:WFC) Sloan Ratio % Explanation

A former University of Michigan researcher, Richard Sloan's 1996 paper found that shares of companies with small or negative accruals vastly outperform (+10%) those of companies with large ones. In fact, for the 40-year period between 1962 and 2001, buying the lowest accrual companies and shorting the highest accrual companies resulted in an average annual compounded return of 18%, more than double the S&P 500's 7.4% annual return over the same period.

According to How to Beat the Market with the Sloan Ratio:

If the Sloan Ratio is between -10% and 10%, the company is in the safe zone and there is no funny business with accruals.

If the Sloan Ratio is less than between -25% and -10% on the negative side, and between 10% and 25% on the positive side, this is a warning stage of accrual build up.

If the Sloan Ratio is less than -25% or greater than 25%, and this ratio is consistent over several quarters or even years, be careful. Earnings are highly likely to be made up of accruals.

As of Jun. 2022, Wells Fargo has a Sloan Ratio of 4.03%, indicating the company is in the safe zone and there is no funny business with accruals.


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Wells Fargo Business Description

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Address
420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94104
Wells Fargo is one of the largest banks in the United States, with approximately $1.9 trillion in balance sheet assets. The company is split into four primary segments: consumer banking, commercial banking, corporate and investment banking, and wealth and investment management. It is almost entirely focused on the U.S.
Executives
Davis Richard K director 800 NICOLLET MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN 55402
Norwood Felicia F director 120 MONUMENT CIRCLE INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Morken Cecelia director 26025 MUREAU ROAD CALABASAS CA 91302
Ling Bei officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001
Hranicky Kyle G officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 1000 LOUISIANA STREET HOUSTON TX 77002
Santos Kleber officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 1680 CAPITAL ONE DRIVE MCLEAN VA 22102
Williams Ather Iii officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001
Santomassimo Michael P. officer: Sr. EVP & CFO 225 LIBERTY STREET NEW YORK NY 10286
Chancy Mark A director 303 PEACHTREE ST. 30TH FLOOR ATLANTA GA 30308
Owens Lester officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 240 GREENWICH STREET NEW YORK NY 10286
Sommers Barry officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001
Weinbach Michael S officer: Sr. Executive Vice President 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001
Black Steven D director C/O JPMORGAN CHASE & CO. 270 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10017
Carr Muneera S officer: EVP, CAO & Controller 1717 MAIN STREET MAIL CODE 6500 DALLAS TX 75201
Patterson Ellen R officer: Sr. EVP and General Counsel 30 HUDSON YARDS NEW YORK NY 10001

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