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Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %

: 1.12 (As of Today)
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Wells Fargo's yield on cost for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was 1.12.

The historical rank and industry rank for Wells Fargo's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % or its related term are showing as below:

WFC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38   Med: 1.24   Max: 4.13
Current: 1.12

During the past 13 years, Wells Fargo's highest Yield on Cost was 4.13. The lowest was 0.38. And the median was 1.24.

WFC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked worse than
91.45% of 1169 companies
in the Banks industry
Industry Median: 4.23 vs WFC: 1.12

Competitive Comparison

For the Banks - Diversified subindustry, Wells Fargo's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %, along with its competitors' market caps and 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 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 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Distribution

For the Banks industry and Financial Services sector, Wells Fargo's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Wells Fargo's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the 5-Year Yield-on-Cost %'s extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.

Wells Fargo 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Calculation

Dividend Yield % and dividend growth of a stock is an important factor for income investors. But if company A raises its dividend constantly faster than company B, company A's future dividend yield might be much higher than Company B's even if their yields are the same now and their stock prices do not change.

Yield on Cost assumes that you buy and the stock today, and hold it for 5 years. If the company raises it dividends at the same rate as it did over the past 5 years, the dividends investors receive annually in 5 years relative to the stock price today.

Therefore, Yield-on-Cost of Wells Fargo is calculated as

Yield-on-Cost=Dividend Yield %*(1+Dividend Growth Rate)^5

Wells Fargo  (NYSE:WFC) 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Explanation

Of course the risk here is that the company may not raise its dividends as it did before. The key is to select the companies that can consistently raise its dividends. Usually companies with long history of raising dividends tend to do so.

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Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) Business Description

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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.
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