Why Wells Fargo is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (WFC)


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Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) has been named as a Top 25 ''Dividend Giant'' by ETF Channel , with a staggering $15.47B worth of stock held by ETFs, and above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.83% yield, according to the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted a strong quarterly dividend history at Wells Fargo & Co., and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.

The annualized dividend paid by Wells Fargo & Co. is $1.52/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 05/03/2017. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for WFC, which the report stressed as being of key importance. Indeed, studying a company's past dividend history can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.

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