Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.26% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $58.82, the dividend yield is 2.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WFC was $58.82, representing a -11.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.31 and a 19.38% increase over the 52 week low of $49.27.
WFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). WFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.1. Zacks Investment Research reports WFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 10.89%, compared to an industry average of 27%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WFC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG )
- Fidelity MSCI Financials Index ETF ( FNCL )
- Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH )
- iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
- iShares Global Financial ETF ( IXG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYF with an increase of 0.99% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent weighting of WFC at 8.09%.