Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Dividends

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC): $46.87

0.58 (+1.25%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • WFC has issued more total dividends (as measured in absolute US dollars) over the past six years than 98.11% of other US stocks currently paying dividends.
  • WFC has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 13,657,000,000; for context, that's better than 99.16% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • Currently, WFC generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than merely 0.37% of US dividend stocks.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with WFC's price: MELI, CAAS, FENG, SQFT and EQIX.
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WFC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$46.87$18.79 -63.24%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Wells Fargo & Company, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 63.24%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Wells Fargo & Company are:

  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Financial Services sector, Wells Fargo & Company's expected return of -63.24% is higher than just 14.98% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, Wells Fargo & Company bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than just 14.98% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for WFC than it is for just 14.59% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.
  • In terms of who is growing the amount of dividends they return to shareholders, Wells Fargo & Company has been increasing its dividends at a faster rate than 6.3% of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks we observed.

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WFC Dividends vs. Peers

WFC's dividend yield currently ranks #8 of 12 vs. its peers in the Money Center Banks category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 C Citigroup Inc. 3.94%
2 USB U.S. Bancorp 3.93%
3 CMA Comerica Incorporated 3.81%
4 PNC PNC Financial Services Group Inc. 3.68%
5 STI SunTrust Banks, Inc. 3.19%
6 MTB M&T Bank Corp. 3.13%
7 JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2.88%
8 WFC Wells Fargo & Company 2.59%
9 BAC Bank of America Corp. 2.49%
10 FRC First Republic Bank 0.77%
11 USCB U.S. Century Bank 0.00%
12 WTBFA WTB Financial Corporation 0.00%

Looking for More Information on WFC dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Wells Fargo & Company and its dividends:

Wells Fargo & Company Common Stock (WFC) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) - Dividend Investor
Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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