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Wells Fargo Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Class A Preferred Stock, Series L About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

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On 8/27/14, Wells Fargo & Co.'s 7.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Class A Preferred Stock, Series L (Symbol: WFC.PRL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $18.75, payable on 9/15/14. As a percentage of WFC.PRL's recent share price of $1223.03, this dividend works out to approximately 1.53%, so look for shares of WFC.PRL to trade 1.53% lower - all else being equal - when WFC.PRL shares open for trading on 8/27/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.15%, which compares to an average yield of 5.69% in the "Financial" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of WFC.PRL shares, versus WFC:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for WFC.PRL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $18.75 on Wells Fargo & Co.'s 7.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Class A Preferred Stock, Series L:

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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC) makes up 11.71% of the iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF ( IYG ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Wells Fargo & Co.'s 7.50% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Class A Preferred Stock, Series L (Symbol: WFC.PRL) is currently up about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: WFC) are trading flat.

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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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