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How to buy Wells Fargo-and-Company stock | $46.96

Learn how to easily invest in Wells Fargo-and-Company stock.

Wells Fargo & Company
NYSE: WFC - USD
BANKS-DIVERSIFIED
$45.94
-$0.56 (-1.20%)

Wells Fargo & Company is a banks-diversified business based in the US. Wells Fargo-and-Company shares (WFC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Wells Fargo-and-Company employs 259,196 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Wells Fargo-and-Company stock price (NYSE: WFC)

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Wells Fargo-and-Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
Latest market close$46.96
52-week range$20.56 - $48.13
50-day moving average $44.53
200-day moving average $41.00
Wall St. target price$49.39
PE ratio 12.4531
Dividend yield $0.4 (0.88%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.73

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Wells Fargo-and-Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $46.96 from 2021-06-04

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1 month (2021-07-01) 3.41%
3 months (2021-04-30) 4.24%
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Is Wells Fargo-and-Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Wells Fargo-and-Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Wells Fargo-and-Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's P/E ratio

Wells Fargo-and-Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Wells Fargo-and-Company shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's PEG ratio

Wells Fargo-and-Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.21. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Wells Fargo-and-Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Wells Fargo-and-Company financials

Revenue TTM $76.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 26.91%
Gross profit TTM $58.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.92%
Return on equity TTM 9.67%
Profit margin 22.1%
Book value $41.70
Market capitalisation $191 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Wells Fargo-and-Company shares

There are currently 42.2 million Wells Fargo-and-Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Wells Fargo-and-Company's "short interest". This figure is 9% down from 46.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Wells Fargo-and-Company shares can be evaluated.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Wells Fargo-and-Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Wells Fargo-and-Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Wells Fargo-and-Company shares traded daily (recently around 30.3 million). Wells Fargo-and-Company's SIR currently stands at 1.39. In other words for every 100,000 Wells Fargo-and-Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1390 shares are currently held short.

However Wells Fargo-and-Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Wells Fargo-and-Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Wells Fargo-and-Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Wells Fargo-and-Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Wells Fargo-and-Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0103% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Wells Fargo-and-Company shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Wells Fargo-and-Company.

Find out more about how you can short Wells Fargo-and-Company stock.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Wells Fargo-and-Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 34.31

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Wells Fargo-and-Company's overall score of 34.31 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 63rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Wells Fargo-and-Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Wells Fargo-and-Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.65/100

Wells Fargo-and-Company's environmental score of 2.65 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Wells Fargo-and-Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's social score

Social score: 15.06/100

Wells Fargo-and-Company's social score of 15.06 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Wells Fargo-and-Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's governance score

Governance score: 16.6/100

Wells Fargo-and-Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Wells Fargo-and-Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 5/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Wells Fargo-and-Company scored a 5 out of 5 for controversy – the lowest score possible, reflecting that Wells Fargo-and-Company's public profile has been damaged by multiple incidents.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Wells Fargo & Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 34.31
Total ESG percentile 62.92
Environmental score 2.65
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 15.06
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 16.6
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 5

Wells Fargo-and-Company share dividends

15%

Dividend payout ratio: 15.23% of net profits

Recently Wells Fargo-and-Company has paid out, on average, around 15.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.89% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Wells Fargo-and-Company shareholders could enjoy a 0.89% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Wells Fargo-and-Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.

While Wells Fargo-and-Company's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Wells Fargo-and-Company is investing more in its future growth.

Wells Fargo-and-Company's most recent dividend payout was on 31 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Wells Fargo-and-Company's shares ever split?

Wells Fargo-and-Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 13 August 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Wells Fargo-and-Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Wells Fargo-and-Company shares which in turn could have impacted Wells Fargo-and-Company's share price.

Wells Fargo-and-Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Wells Fargo-and-Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.5551 up to $48.13. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WFC.US volatility(beta: 1.35)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Wells Fargo-and-Company's is 1.3493. This would suggest that Wells Fargo-and-Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Wells Fargo-and-Company overview

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading financial services company that has approximately $1. 9 trillion in assets and proudly serves one in three U. S. households and more than 10% of all middle market companies in the U. S. We provide a diversified set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer Banking and Lending, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management. Wells Fargo ranked No.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Wells Fargo-and-Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.059% of Wells Fargo-and-Company shares are held by insiders and 71.205% by institutions.
How many people work for Wells Fargo-and-Company?
Latest data suggests 259,196 work at Wells Fargo-and-Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Wells Fargo-and-Company?
Wells Fargo-and-Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Wells Fargo-and-Company based?
Wells Fargo-and-Company's address is: 420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94104
What is Wells Fargo-and-Company's ISIN number?
Wells Fargo-and-Company's international securities identification number is: US9497461015
What is Wells Fargo-and-Company's CUSIP number?
Wells Fargo-and-Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 668231103

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