Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2013

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Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.64% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WFC was $35.14, representing a -3.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.60 and a 22.14% increase over the 52 week low of $28.77.

WFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Citigroup Inc. ( C ). WFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.36. Zacks Investment Research reports WFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.22%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WFC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to WFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WFC as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial ( XLF )
  • PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
  • Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of 17.82% over the last 100 days. XLF has the highest percent weighting of WFC at 8.34%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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