Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) : Northwest Investment Counselors scooped up 952 additional shares in Wells Fargo & Co during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 17, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 43,906 shares of Wells Fargo & Co which is valued at $1,963,037.Wells Fargo & Co makes up approximately 1.03% of Northwest Investment Counselors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc boosted its stake in WFC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,507 additional shares and now holds a total of 53,751 shares of Wells Fargo & Co which is valued at $2,403,207. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 2.26% of Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc’s portfolio.Cutler Group Lp boosted its stake in WFC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 33,286 additional shares and now holds a total of 45,280 shares of Wells Fargo & Co which is valued at $2,067,032. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 0.13% of Cutler Group Lp’s portfolio.Arvest Bank Trust Division reduced its stake in WFC by selling 880 shares or 0.3% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 296,924 shares of WFC which is valued at $13,459,565. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 1.13% of Arvest Bank Trust Division’s portfolio.Cullinan Associates Inc reduced its stake in WFC by selling 5,270 shares or 2.88% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 177,700 shares of WFC which is valued at $7,994,723. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 0.69% of Cullinan Associates Inc’s portfolio.
Wells Fargo & Co closed down -0.04 points or -0.09% at $44.71 with 4,54,18,598 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $45.17, the shares hit an intraday low of $44.315 and an intraday high of $45.52 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 $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Oct 14, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.01. The company had revenue of $22328.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $22062.98 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.05 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Wells Fargo & Co. Wells Fargo & Co was Downgraded by Keefe Bruyette to ” Mkt Perform” on Oct 17, 2016. Wells Fargo & Co was Downgraded by Raymond James to ” Underperform” on Oct 4, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by FBR & Co. on Sep 27, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 50 from a previous price target of $63 .
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.