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Wells Fargo Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series O Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

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On 5/26/16, Wells Fargo & Co.'s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series O (Symbol: WFC.PRO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3203, payable on 6/15/16. As a percentage of WFC.PRO's recent share price of $25.79, this dividend works out to approximately 1.24%, so look for shares of WFC.PRO to trade 1.24% lower - all else being equal - when WFC.PRO shares open for trading on 5/26/16. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 4.97%, which compares to an average yield of 5.46% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of WFC.PRO shares, versus WFC:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for WFC.PRO, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3203 on Wells Fargo & Co.'s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series O :

WFC.PRO+Dividend+History+Chart

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) makes up 10.81% of the iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG ) which is trading higher by about 2% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Wells Fargo & Co.'s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series O (Symbol: WFC.PRO) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: WFC) are up about 1.1%.

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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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