Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

neg -0.46
Today's Range: 53.78 - 54.42 | WFC Avg Daily Volume: 16,788,300
Last Update: 04/01/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 15,430,808
YTD Performance: -0.77%
Open: $54.42
Previous Close: $54.40
52 Week Range: $46.44 - $56.29
Oustanding Shares: 5,152,280,886
Market Cap: 281,823,709,291
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for WFC
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 8 7 7 9
Moderate Buy 3 2 2 2
Hold 9 10 9 8
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.19 2.30 2.26 2.10
Latest Dividend: 0.35
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.56%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/04/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 13.36
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WFC Sector Avg. S&P 500
13.36 13.40 27.63
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-0.77% 10.37% 59.34%
Revenue 0.30 0.01 0.00
Net Income 6.20 0.46 0.13
EPS 5.40 0.46 0.13
Earnings for WFC:
Revenue 88.37B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/15) Qtr (06/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.98 $1.04 $4.18 $4.51
Number of Analysts 14 13 16 14
High Estimate $1.04 $1.21 $4.40 $4.80
Low Estimate $0.89 $0.96 $3.85 $4.25
Prior Year $1.05 $1.01 $4.10 $4.18
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -7.14% 3.05% 1.89% 8.04%
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