Wells Fargo Wealth Headcount Slips Again, Fee-Based Assets Rise

Posted July 15, 2017

Aspiriant Lc reported 60,970 shares. Wells Fargo stock traded down over 1% premarket.

Almost nine years later, as it slashes branches in a move to trim costs, Wells Fargo has reached a different milestone of sorts: It now has fewer branches than it did before the 2008 deal. Iberiabank holds 102,391 shares or 2.07% of its portfolio. Gradient Invs Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 515 shares. Guggenheim maintained Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) on Thursday, October 15 with "Buy" rating. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 211,613 shares in its portfolio.

Tiaa Cref Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) by 2.88% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also upped Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKA) stake by 2 shares and now owns 10 shares. Philip Morris Intl Inc (NYSE:PM) was raised too.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $9.31 million activity. Shares for $1.04M were sold by Hardison Hope A. on Tuesday, May 16. The value of the total investment in Wells Fargo & Company decreased from $1,014,189,000 to $38,343,000 decreasing 96.2% for the reporting period. 9,050 Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) shares with value of $499,108 were bought by SARGENT RONALD.

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) declined 1.5% or $1.42 to $91.67 after the investment banking and financial services provider reported revenues in the second-quarter ending in June jumped 5% from a year ago to $26.4 billion. Therefore 42% are positive. GATX had 3 analyst reports since January 12, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, March 18 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight".

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on WFC shares.

One potential concern was a 14 percent decline in mortgage income to $1.15 billion. Independent Order Of Foresters has 0.54% invested in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) for 11,630 shares. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of WFC in report on Friday, April 15 to "Underweight" rating. Vining Sparks maintained Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) rating on Friday, April 28. Evercore upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, April 11 to "Neutral". More interesting news about Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) were released by: Startribune.com and their article: "Wells Fargo sells commercial insurance unit to USI Insurance" published on June 28, 2017 as well as Bizjournals.com's news article titled: "Wells Fargo taps former exec to lead Texas in new role, oversee San Antonio" with publication date: July 03, 2017. The financial services provider reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.06. Total average deposits grew 5% year over year to $1.3 trillion, while total average loans ticked 1% higher to $956.9 billion. Hills Bancshares reported 1.76% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC).

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