Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) : Boston Advisors reduced its stake in Wells Fargo & Co by 3.26% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 627,305 shares of Wells Fargo & Co which is valued at $30,110,640 after selling 21,123 shares in Wells Fargo & Co , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 26, 2016.Wells Fargo & Co makes up approximately 0.73% of Boston Advisors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Umb Bank N Amo reduced its stake in WFC by selling 4,189 shares or 0.7% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 597,192 shares of WFC which is valued at $28,665,216. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 1.18% of Umb Bank N Amo’s portfolio.Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reduced its stake in WFC by selling 5,900 shares or 1.91% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 303,100 shares of WFC which is valued at $14,548,800. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 0.74% of Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s portfolio.Palisade Asset Management boosted its stake in WFC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,234 additional shares and now holds a total of 197,417 shares of Wells Fargo & Co which is valued at $9,529,319. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 1.77% of Palisade Asset Management’s portfolio.Webster Bank N. A. reduced its stake in WFC by selling 990 shares or 2.11% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 45,853 shares of WFC which is valued at $2,213,324. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 0.32% of Webster Bank N. A.’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reduced its stake in WFC by selling 2,308,808 shares or 55.59% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,844,832 shares of WFC which is valued at $88,164,521. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 0.39% of Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa’s portfolio.
Wells Fargo & Co closed down -0.16 points or -0.33% at $47.97 with 1,31,11,673 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $47.95, the shares hit an intraday low of $47.95 and an intraday high of $48.17 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Wells Fargo & Co reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Jul 15, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $1.01. The company had revenue of $22162.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $22091.72 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 26, 2016, Wells Fargo & Co announced a cash dividend of $0.3800. The company’s management has announced Aug 3, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 5, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 1, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Wells Fargo & Co. Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 18, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 54 from a previous price target of $57 .Berenberg Initiated Wells Fargo & Co on Jul 13, 2016 to “Hold”, Price Target of the shares are set at $45.Wells Fargo & Co was Downgraded by Raymond James to ” Mkt Perform” on Jul 7, 2016.
Wells Fargo & Company is a financial services and bank holding company. The Company’s segments are Community Banking Wholesale Banking and Wealth and Brokerage and Retirement. The Company’s Community Banking segment offers a range of financial products and services for consumers and small businesses including checking and savings accounts credit and debit cards and auto student and small business lending. The Community Banking segment’s products include investment insurance and trust services and mortgage and home equity loans. The Community Banking segment’s products and business segments include middle market commercial banking government and institutional banking corporate banking and commercial real estate among others. The Company’s Wholesale Banking segment provides a range of financial solutions to businesses across the United States and around the world. The Wealth and Brokerage and Retirement segment provides a range of financial advisory services.