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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Announces Stock Repurchase Plan

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Announces Stock Repurchase Plan

The stock increased 1.14% or $0.63 on July 14, reaching $55.92. About 14.04 million shares traded. Wells Fargo & Co New now has $275.03 billion valuation. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $274.63B company. That beat the $1.01 per share average estimate of 26 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

Total average deposits were $1.3 trillion, up $64.5 billion, or 5 percent and total average loans stood at $956.9 billion, up $6.1 billion, or 1 percent. BidaskClub raised shares of Wells Fargo & Company from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Therefore 0 are positive.

However, Wells Fargo remains a highly profitable institution with disciplined risk management, and there's no reason to think this won't be the case for years to come. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, April 11 by Sandler O'Neill. The stock of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) earned "Mkt Perform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, October 17. The stock has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, June 28. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O'Neill to "Buy" on Wednesday, September 2. On November 15 the company was rated "Neutral" by Guggenheim which is down from the previous " rating. Rafferty downgraded Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) on Wednesday, April 12 to "Sell" rating.

The Wells Fargo earnings figures posted on Friday morning, however, don't look like those of a bank that created any significant problems for itself.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $9.31 million activity. Shares for $499,108 were bought by SARGENT RONALD. Advisory Service has invested 0.11% in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC).

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and revenue early Friday, but there were some soft patches.

Wells Fargo reported $1.07 per share in earnings, compared to the consensus of $1.01 per share, on $22.2 billion in revenue, against the consensus of $22.5 billion. Its down 0.30, from 0.97 in 2016Q3. Wells Fargo & Company makes up 1.7% of Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ's portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. As of mid-week, info tech shares were up 1.7% in July and 18.4% year to date, outpacing health care's 14.6% year-to-date performance. (NYSE: WFC) appeared to be the worst performer out of the three. Gilder Gagnon Howe Company Lc accumulated 28,602 shares. FIL Ltd increased its position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co by 230.5% in the fourth quarter. 339,857 are owned by Eastern Natl Bank. Glg Lp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 10,793 shares. 96,009 are held by Calamos Wealth Management Llc.

Now insiders hold 3,465,992 shares in the business which makes up 0.07% of shares. Sector Gamma As owns 952,833 shares or 7.95% of their USA portfolio. Washington Mgmt holds 15,700 shares or 1.07% of its portfolio. Charles Schwab had 58 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

One potential concern was a 14 percent decline in mortgage income to $1.15 billion. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, September 27 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Friday, February 3. The firm has "Buy" rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Monday, December 19. Citigroup upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 7 report. This was up from $22.16 billion a year ago. WTR's profit would be $59.98 million giving it 24.05 P/E if the $0.34 EPS is correct. Like JPMorgan, Citigroup has a recent history of beating earnings estimates quarter after quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2016 Q4. Argyle invested in 1.47% or 62,558 shares. 43 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. Moreover, Kcg Inc has 0.01% invested in Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL). Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 7 shares of the company's stock, valued at $365.12. Parsec Mngmt holds 78,640 shares. Pinnacle Wealth Management Advisory Group Limited Liability Corporation holds 30,474 shares or 1.21% of its portfolio. Blackrock Advisors Lc reported 0.12% in Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW). It also reduced Eastman Chem Co (NYSE:EMN) stake by 16,607 shares and now owns 3.65 million shares. Lakeview Prtnrs Limited Liability holds 0.61% or 12,899 shares.

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