Wells Fargo Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Wells Fargo Company buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Wells Fargo positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Wells Fargo Company available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Wells Fargo buy-and-hold prospective. See also Wells Fargo Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Wells Fargo Company -- USA Stock  

USD 53.75  0.50  0.92%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Wells Fargo Company is 'Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Wells Fargo Company has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0835, jensen alpha of 0.0227, total risk alpha of (0.070096), sortino ratio of 0.1279 and treynor ratio of 0.1156
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendation module provides unbiased buy or sell advice that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Wells Fargo. Our buy or sell recommendation engine ##verb4## current market data to analyse the entity potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Wells Fargo Company is not overpriced, please check out all Wells Fargo fundamentals including its Price to Sales, Cash Flow from Operations, Retained Earnings, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Number of Employees . Given that Wells Fargo has Number of Shares Shorted of 200, we strongly advise you confirm Wells Fargo market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevalent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.19Value At Risk-0.7477
Potential Upside2.0325Standard Deviation0.9511
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares468 M25.9 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares314.8 M17.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares271.3 M15 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares200.5 M11.1 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares129.8 M7.2 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares111.8 M6.2 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares90.1 M5 B

Wells Fargo Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.022673 
βBeta against DOW= 1.59 
Overall volatility
= 0.97 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.087300 

Wells Fargo Volatility Alert

Wells Fargo Company exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.63 and kurtosis of 0.37. However, we advice investors to further investigate Wells Fargo Company to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Wells Fargo upside potential.
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FundamentalsWells FargoPeer Average
Return On Equity10.94 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset1.17 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin25.99 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin39.83 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation278.8 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding4.96 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders79.58 % 6.91 %
Number of Shares Shorted2003.24 M
Price to Earning12.98 times40.69 times
Price to Book1.44 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.07 times17.81 times
Revenue85.36 B9.85 B
Net Income20.58 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents380.51 B3.89 B
Cash per Share76.66 times5.17 times
Total Debt345.86 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity8.26 times0.72 times
Book Value Per Share36.56 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations10.55 B1.25 B
Short Ratio0.23 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share4.06 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.60 times1.22 times
Number of Employees268.8 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization261.65 B29.78 B
Total Asset1787.63 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings120.87 B38.24 B
Five Year Return2.65 %
Last Dividend Paid1.56


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Payment of 483 shares by James Strother of Wells Fargo subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0835
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1256
Mean Deviation0.7383
Semi Deviation0.4187
Downside Deviation0.6488
Coefficient Of Variation489.24
Standard Deviation0.9511
Information Ratio0.0873
Jensen Alpha0.0227
Total Risk Alpha(0.070096)
Sortino Ratio0.1279
Treynor Ratio0.1156
Maximum Drawdown2.51
Value At Risk(0.75)
Potential Upside2.03
Downside Variance0.421
Semi Variance0.1753
Expected Short fall(1.10)

Current Valuation

Wells Fargo Current Valuation Analysis
Wells Fargo Company is rated third in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Banking industry is at this time estimated at about 1.02 Trillion. Wells Fargo totals roughly 278.8 Billion in current valuation claiming about 27% of stocks in Banking industry.