Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013

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Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $37.9, the dividend yield is 3.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WFC was $37.9, representing a -0.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.20 and a 27.18% increase over the 52 week low of $29.80.

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 $3.53. Zacks Investment Research reports WFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.68%, compared to an industry average of 2.4%.


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 XLF with an increase of 19.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WFC at 8.2%.



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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