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Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 36.36% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $44.34, the dividend yield is 2.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WFC was $44.34, representing a -0.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.79 and a 41.89% increase over the 52 week low of $31.25.
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 $3.69. Zacks Investment Research reports WFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.37%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.
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 )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund ( IYF )
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund ( IYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWB with an increase of 16.77% over the last 100 days. XLF has the highest percent weighting of WFC at 8.6%.