Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

47.92
NYSE
Prev Close 47.80
Day Low/High 47.73 / 48.57
52 Wk Low/High 20.76 / 51.41
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 4106.41B
Market Cap 196.29B
P/E Ratio 77.80
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Wells I Declare

"Just one more thing." - Lt. Columbo Wells Fargo declared their dividend of $0.51 for the quarter just now. No surprise here, but some were skeptical that the dividend would be continued at the $2.04 annual rate.

Jim Cramer: No Wonder the Banks Have Been Hit So Hard

Jim Cramer: No Wonder the Banks Have Been Hit So Hard

From the looks of the stocks of the banks, many of which reported excellent quarters, this group is in real trouble.

My New Multi-Group Portfolio Strategy for Trading the Pandemic

My New Multi-Group Portfolio Strategy for Trading the Pandemic

How has my book evolved since the Fed and Treasury rode into town? Here's how.

Interested in Banks? This Type Could Be Vulnerable for Dividend Seekers

Interested in Banks? This Type Could Be Vulnerable for Dividend Seekers

Community banks have already faced challenging times, and now the Covid-19 crisis is adding to the woes.

Kass: Big Money Center Banks Are One of the Most Attractive Areas of the Market

Kass: Big Money Center Banks Are One of the Most Attractive Areas of the Market

There's are several reasons why Kass has been aggressively buying recent weakness in bank stocks.

Today's Trades

I added to the following longs: , , , , and . I sold a portion of my puts.

Divining Earnings, Stunning Rebound, Trading Amazon

Divining Earnings, Stunning Rebound, Trading Amazon

Are the markets ready for a pause in this dramatic rebound? We are several weeks behind Europe in battling this pandemic and U.S. numbers are far worse. Time will tell.

We're Not Putting Stock in the Economy ... We're Putting It in the Fed

We're Not Putting Stock in the Economy ... We're Putting It in the Fed

The market has turned a blind eye to the economic challenges that lie ahead as the focus is on the government's massive creation of liquidity.

Jim Cramer: Don't Mistake the Rally for Cheering

Jim Cramer: Don't Mistake the Rally for Cheering

There is no joy in stockville -- instead we have big companies with stocks rising. Here's why that is and what you need to understand about the rally amid the crisis.

These 3 Earnings Reports Illustrate What We Are Likely to See This Season

These 3 Earnings Reports Illustrate What We Are Likely to See This Season

Earnings season started with a mixed bag of reports.

Large Money Center Banks Represent One of the Most Attractive Areas of the Market Today

* Bank stocks have broken out technically - a good thing (see Rev Shark's comments below) * The fundamental outlook for banks is excellent - an even better thing * The banking industry's excess capital position, the power of its deposit base and abs...

Inflationary Concerns, Banks Report Earnings, Netflix Soars: Market Recon

Inflationary Concerns, Banks Report Earnings, Netflix Soars: Market Recon

I did warn publicly back in another epoch that quantitative easing would lead toward increased consumer level inflation.

Price Action Trumps Logic for Now, but Earnings News Will Likely Shift Sentiment

Price Action Trumps Logic for Now, but Earnings News Will Likely Shift Sentiment

The current market action looks similar to what occurred in mid-February.

Will the Market Say, 'No Guidance, No Problem' This Earnings Season?

Will the Market Say, 'No Guidance, No Problem' This Earnings Season?

In view of the obvious economic issues that the market faces, it is interesting that sentiment is not more negative.

The Virus Remains in Control, Unrealistic V-Shaped Recovery, Trading 2 Stocks

The Virus Remains in Control, Unrealistic V-Shaped Recovery, Trading 2 Stocks

I do think the key to reopening this economy is one of greatly expanded testing for Covid-19, once a reliable treatment has made it past clinical testing, and into mass production.

Can the Fed Fix the Market's Economic Uncertainty?

Can the Fed Fix the Market's Economic Uncertainty?

Forget the issue of a retest of the lows for now and focus on new areas of technical support.

The Death of Capitalism

The Death of Capitalism

The seeds of this government takeover of markets were planted more than a decade ago.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." --Walter Deemer "When the t...

The Demand and Risks for Loans Under the Paycheck Protection Program

The Demand and Risks for Loans Under the Paycheck Protection Program

Don't get me wrong, something is better than nothing, however, PPP, as large as the numbers sound, won't make a difference if businesses aren't operating again within six weeks.

A Reason to 'Chase'

A Reason to 'Chase'

CEO Jamie Dimon is back and the firm is in good shape, even if times are rough, so I plan to add on weakness.

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Banks for the Long Run?

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Banks for the Long Run?

Given the current price pattern in the banks, I see no reason to rush to buy them at this point.

Bank of America and the Large Money Center Banks Represent Unusual Intermediate Term Value

* Over the weekend I "stress tested" Bank of America's earning projections (and that of the other money center banks) * The Covid-19 inspired recession will result in only about a 5-6 quarter long push backĀ of normalized EPS for BAC * Though earning...

Q2 Earnings Expectations, 4 Key Economic Questions, Trading Abbott Labs

Q2 Earnings Expectations, 4 Key Economic Questions, Trading Abbott Labs

I do believe that having no economy is temporary. I also believe that what comes out on the other side will be smaller, far less global.

Adding to 4 Stocks

I added to , , , and this morning.

Wells Fargo Raised to Hold at Berenberg

I See a Smorgasbord of Possible 'Generational' Opportunities: Constructing an Investment Portfolio for the Next 1-3 Years

* Before you read this opening missive be sure you understand your risk appetite and profile as well as your time frame * I see a possible "generational" investment opportunity developing and I am now even more aggressively buying for the intermedia...

Market Friendly Developments?

* Ns over Ss! * The lingering impact of COVID-19 on our behavior helps to explain my large long investments in Google, Amazon and Twitter * Banks were the problem in the last recession, they will be part of the solution over the next few years I am ...

Today's (and Yesterday's) Trades

I added to , , , , , , and this morning. A reminder that yesterday I initiated new positions in , , , , and .

Though This May Not Be 'The' Time to Buy, It May Be 'A' Time to Buy

* The market outlook will be a function of economics and emotion -- I am more optimistic of the outcome than most * Uncertainties and, now panic, are reflected in uneven and inconsistent market swings on a daily and evenly hourly basis * But, uncert...