Consider This Before Taking a Position in Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

Wells Fargo & Company moved 3.2% this evening session, trading between a high of $40.54 and a low of $39.39 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $39.26 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $50.61.

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, provides banking, investment, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance products and services in the United States and internationally. The large-cap major banks company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 3.2%. Wells Fargo & Company has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 4.63, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.7.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.16. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.

Snapshot of Wells Fargo & Company's Operating Margins:

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 80,279,000 nan 23 15.0
2022 73,785,000 nan 20 -45.95
2021 78,492,000 nan 37 1133.33
2020 74,264,000 nan 3 -90.32
2019 85,063,000 nan 31 -6.06
2018 86,408,000 nan 33

Wells Fargo & Company's net margins are averaging 20.5%, with a relatively high coefficient of variability of 373.2%. The firm's margins are declining at a -5.9% compounded yearly rate.

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