Wells Fargo Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

WFC -- USA Stock  

USD 48.31  1.55  3.11%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Wells Fargo Company is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Wells Fargo buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding WFC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Wells Fargo available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from WFC buy-and-hold prospective. See also Wells Fargo Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Wells Fargo Company has a risk adjusted performance of (0.046636), jensen alpha of (0.14), total risk alpha of (0.18), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.1)
Macroaxis buy or sell advice tool can be used to complement Wells Fargo Company recommendation provided by experts. It analyzes the company potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure Wells Fargo Company is not overpriced, please check out all Wells Fargo fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Retained Earnings, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Number of Employees . Given that Wells Fargo has Price to Earning of 11.29X, 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.

Wells Fargo Thematic Classifications

Dividend Beast IdeaDividend Beast
Solid, dividend paying stocks and ETFs
Baby Boomer Prospects IdeaBaby Boomer Prospects
Mega stocks, funds and ETFs that tend to appeal to people considering retirement from the work force
Top FinTech IdeaTop FinTech
A collection of large financial service, investment, and banking companies

Wells Fargo Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.07Value At Risk1.96
Potential Upside1.44Standard Deviation1.05
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Berkshire Hathaway IncCommon Shares426.8 M19.7 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares328.5 M15.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares295.7 M13.6 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares183.1 M8.4 B
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares90.8 M4.2 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares89.1 M4.1 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares82.3 M3.8 B

Wells Fargo Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.87
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

Wells Fargo Volatility Alert

Wells Fargo Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.12 and kurtosis of 2.21. However, we advise investors to further study Wells Fargo Company technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Wells Fargo Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsWells FargoPeer Average
Return On Equity11.29% (15.17)%
Return On Asset1.19% (15.64)%
Profit Margin26.44% (5.50)%
Current Valuation254.41B152.14B
Shares Outstanding4.54B1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders77.80% 6.91%
Number of Shares Shorted23.36M3.24M
Price to Earning11.29X40.69X
Price to Book1.27X14.44X
Price to Sales2.59X17.81X
Gross Profit84.66B21.75B
Net Income20.69B517.71M
Cash and Equivalents341.27B3.89B
Cash per Share75.01X5.17X
Total Debt343.33B7.36B
Debt to Equity8.26% 0.72%
Book Value Per Share38.08X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations36.07B1.25B
Short Ratio1.49X2.09X
Earnings Per Share4.28X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.95X1.22X
Number of Employees258.7K10.67K
Market Capitalization219.42B29.78B
Total Asset1787.63B126.86B
Retained Earnings120.87B38.24B
Five Year Return2.79%
Last Dividend Paid1.8
   Exercise or conversion by Jonathan Weiss of 2008 shares of Wells Fargo subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Wells Fargo Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Wells Fargo generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Wells Fargo has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
About 78.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by insiders

Latest Analysts View

Wells Fargo Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price56.00
Target Mean Price57.08
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price66.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions26
Target Low Price42.00
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