Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) announced its most recent quarterly financial results on Friday, Oct-14-2016. WFC said it had a profit of $1.03 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.02. Analysts had a consensus of $1.01. The company posted revenue of $22328.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $22062.98 million. WFC’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 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 & Co was Downgraded by JP Morgan to ” Neutral” on Sep 21, 2016.
Wells Fargo & Co closed down -0.2 points or -0.44% at $45.45 with 2,54,42,608 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $45.8, the shares hit an intraday low of $45.15 and an intraday high of $45.815 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
In a different news, on Aug 9, 2016, Timothy J Sloan (President & COO) sold 20,500 shares at $48.92 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 6, 2016, Federico F Pena (director) purchased 85 shares at $49.50 per share price. On May 4, 2016, James H. Quigley (director) purchased 2,000 shares at $49.97 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.