Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.7, the dividend yield is 2.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WFC was $42.7, representing a -4.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.79 and a 36.64% 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 Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). WFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.8. Zacks Investment Research reports WFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.07%, compared to an industry average of 3.9%.
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 )
- 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 IYG with an increase of 6.04% over the last 100 days. XLF has the highest percent weighting of WFC at 8.21%.