February 23, 2018

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Director Stephen W. Sanger Purchases 58342 Shares

20 May 2017, 01:59 | Austin Hogan

Wells Fargo branch is seen in the Chicago suburb of Evanston Illinois

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About 1,818 shares traded. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Federal Realty Investment Trust had 30 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by FBR Capital. As per Friday, August 21, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Friday, April 1 by Citigroup. The stock was bought at an average cost of $55.15 per share, with a total value of $499,107.50.

The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. Timber Creek Ltd Company holds 0.04% or 976 shares in its portfolio. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight". On Wednesday, January 6 the stock rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with "Neutral". Inc. now owns 100,034 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $5,568,000 after buying an additional 1,172 shares during the last quarter. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.62% with $4.99 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. Tegna Inc (NYSE:TGNA) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 0.92 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 9 investors sold Autobytel Inc. shares while 22 reduced holdings. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.02% or 125,520 shares. Invesco Limited reported 39,772 shares stake. First Personal Fincl Svcs, a North Carolina-based fund reported 352 shares. J Goldman & L P invested 0.06% in eHealth, Inc. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 0% in eHealth, Inc. Endowment Limited Partnership invested 0.37% in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Sentry Invests reported 2.66M shares stake. Integral Derivatives Ltd reported 0.02% stake. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 81 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,467.15. Vautrinot Suzanne M also sold $76,725 worth of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) shares. Stock rose 0.98% over the trailing 6 months. Flynn James E sold 232,101 shares worth $2.64M. It has a market cap of $262.46B. It has a 34.44 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include TEGNA Media and TEGNA Digital (Digital).

Among 30 analysts covering Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), 13 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Tctc Llc reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC).

Several other research firms have also recently commented on WFC. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, September 27 report. (NASDAQ:EHTH) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, February 24. As per Wednesday, April 26, the company rating was upgraded by Guggenheim. Wells Fargo & Co had a net margin of 23.30% and a return on equity of 12.60%. As per Tuesday, September 8, the company rating was upgraded by Evercore. Wells Fargo & Co's dividend payout ratio is presently 38.10%. FBR Capital has "Outperform" rating and $50 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim given on Wednesday, April 6.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Wells Fargo & Company the EPS stands at 1 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.97, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $55.45. WFC's profit will be $5.21 billion for 12.81 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. Opus Investment Management has invested 0.82% in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC).

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Since November 22, 2016, it had 1 buy, and 3 sales for $579,849 activity.

04/12/2017 - Wells Fargo & Company was downgraded to "sell" by analysts at Rafferty Capital Markets. CARROLL DAVID M sold 117,704 shares worth $6.95 million.

In other news, Director Ronald Sargent purchased 9,050 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 5th.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q4 2016. 554.75 million shares or 0.62% more from 551.32 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. It turned negative, as 112 investors sold WFC shares while 836 reduced holdings. 149 funds opened positions while 487 raised stakes. 150,374 were accumulated by Baltimore. (NASDAQ:EHTH). Moreover, Kennedy Capital Mgmt has 0.02% invested in eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Driehaus Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 250,935 shares. (NASDAQ:EHTH). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 1,790 shares. Davidson Garrard owns 29,806 shares. Trent Capital Management Inc. Boulegeris Invs has invested 0.88% in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). Advent Mngmt De holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) for 150,000 shares. Asset Management One Co. Cambiar Limited Liability Corporation has 1.11% invested in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). It also upped Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) stake by 24,345 shares and now owns 115,335 shares. Amerisourcebergen Corp (NYSE:ABC) was raised too.

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