What the Insider Data Suggests About Wells Fargo & Company

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Private Ocean holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 1,236 shares. The company has market cap of $34.08 billion. The stock has a market cap of $311,050.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 0.96. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 32 buys and 73 sells, and ownership decreased by a net of 8.44 million shares. It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500.

Sand Hill Global Advisors Llc increased Wells Fargo Co New (WFC) stake by 45.37% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Stelac Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in Wells Fargo & Co during the second quarter worth about $104,000. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 722 holders increased their positions by a total of 160.08 million shares, 1,034 holders decreased the positions by a total of 144.06 million shares, and 215 holders held their positions. Wells Fargo Co New now has $310.27B valuation.

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) traded up $0.86 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $63.12. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 353,878. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and eighteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 83% are positive. The Southern Company had 54 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Also, VP Richard Levy sold 97,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The stock has "Hold" rating by Sandler O'Neill on Monday, April 11. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 6 report. UBS has "Neutral" rating and $57 target. On Tuesday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Compass Point with "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 6 with "Buy". RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Sunday, July 30 report. On Wednesday, April 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Rafferty to "Sell".

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, which manages about $14.10B and $15.97 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Synovus Financial Corp (NYSE:SNV) by 113,516 shares to 228,590 shares, valued at $10.53 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Diamond Hill Mgmt reported 0.67% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. 3 of these were buys and 7 were sells. Shares for $130,950 were sold by Wozniak Ted on Tuesday, October 10.

Wholesale Banking reported average loans of $463.8 billion in third quarter 2017, an increase of $9.5 billion, or 2%, from third quarter 2016. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. 31 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 525.28 million shares or 0.91% more from 520.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cranbrook Wealth Management Lc invested in 0.03% or 1,344 shares. Clearbridge Limited Com invested in 141,860 shares. Girard Ptnrs owns 72,955 shares for 0.83% of their portfolio. Brinker Cap stated it has 8,419 shares. Meritage Port, Kansas-based fund reported 4,213 shares. Cypress Asset Mngmt Tx holds 2.08% or 175,091 shares in its portfolio. Madison Investment Hldg Incorporated owns 9,390 shares. First Natl Trust stated it has 143,485 shares or 0.92% of all its holdings. J Goldman And Company LP has invested 0.01% in 8×8, Inc. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited owns 101,665 shares. Qv Investors Inc bought 539,605 shares as the company's stock declined 7.81% while stock markets rallied. Sigma Planning reported 0.24% stake. Nomura maintained Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) rating on Thursday, September 28. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis.

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Alpine Associates Management Inc increased Nxp Semiconductors N V (NASDAQ:NXPI) stake by 1.37M shares to 2.37 million valued at $268.53 million in 2017Q3.

Research analysts at Jefferies Group boosted their Q4 2017 earnings estimates for Wells Fargo & Co in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, according to Zacks Investment Research. It is negative, as 92 investors sold WFC shares while 725 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 163,456 were accumulated by Profund Advsr Llc. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd owns 253,756 shares or 0.33% of their United States portfolio. Retirement Of Alabama owns 2.63 million shares for 0.76% of their portfolio. Chemung Canal Communication holds 18,458 shares. FIL Ltd raised its holdings in shares of JD.Com by 36.1% in the second quarter. 324,303 were reported by Rockland Tru Company.

Moreover, Wells Fargo & Company may not help your current situation, but now that you have a better understanding, you will know when to act if the time comes. The stock of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) earned "Hold" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, January 18. Davis accumulated 19,125 shares. Insider ownership decreased by a total of 353700 shares, which suggests that WFC's key executives are feeling less optimistic about the outlook for the stock. They expect $1.04 EPS, up 0.97% or $0.01 from last year's $1.03 per share.

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