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Wells Fargo Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

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On 6/13/17, Wells Fargo & Co.'s 6.375% Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A (Symbol: WFE.PRA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3984, payable on 6/30/17. As a percentage of WFE.PRA's recent share price of $27.24, this dividend works out to approximately 1.46%, so look for shares of WFE.PRA to trade 1.46% lower - all else being equal - when WFE.PRA shares open for trading on 6/13/17. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 5.84%, which compares to an average yield of 5.64% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of WFE.PRA shares, versus WFC:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for WFE.PRA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3984 on Wells Fargo & Co.'s 6.375% Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A:

WFE.PRA+Dividend+History+Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) makes up 9.13% of the iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG ) which is trading up by about 1.6% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Wells Fargo & Co.'s 6.375% Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A (Symbol: WFE.PRA) is currently down about 0.3% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: WFC) are up about 2.1%.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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