Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased WFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $50.59, the dividend yield is 3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WFC was $50.59, representing a -13.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.77 and a 13.69% increase over the 52 week low of $44.50.
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 2016 as -.02%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WFC as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Financial ( XLF )
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF ( KBWB )
- Vanguard Financials ETF - DNQ ( VFH )
- iShares U.S. Financial ETF ( IYF )
- iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYF with an decrease of -3.29% over the last 100 days. XLF has the highest percent weighting of WFC at 8.62%.