The Fed's harsh penalty on Wells Fargo

Ivan Schwartz
February 15, 2018

The stock decreased 3.03% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $37.44. The company had a trading volume of 13,900,272 shares.

Shares of Wells Fargo dropped more than 9 percent Monday to close at $58.16, costing the bank about $29 billion in market value. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500.

Several analysts have released their opinion on Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), with 10 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Therefore 100% are positive. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, July 18. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was maintained by Eight Capital.

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lowered its rating for Wells Fargo shares to market perform from outperform, saying the Federal Reserve's action will hurt the bank's earnings. KeyCorp maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $375 target in Wednesday, April 5 report. Evercore upgraded Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) on Tuesday, September 8 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 30 by JP Morgan. (NYSE:AZO) earned "Buy" rating by ValuEngine on Thursday, May 25.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. Marathon Trading Inv Management Ltd reported 0.05% stake.

According to Wells Fargo, sanctions from the Federal Reserve regarding the financial institution's phony account scandal could lead to further losses for the company with their profits potentially losing around $400 million this year. Lederer And Associates Investment Counsel Ca reported 2.06% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability has 156,080 shares. Virginia Retirement System Et Al owns 4,400 shares. It increased, as 59 investors sold AZO shares while 150 reduced holdings.

Plancorp Llc holds 4.97% of its portfolio in Emerson Electric Co. for 267,489 shares. Wells Fargo Co New now has $277.80B valuation. Ls Inv Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.72% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) or 220,016 shares. Walter & Keenan Consulting Mi Adv stated it has 46,379 shares. Washington Fincl Bank holds 87,411 shares or 0.76% of its portfolio.

Among 55 analysts covering Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), 39 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Vascular Biogenics had 13 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Susquehanna.

Wells Fargo made the projection after the Federal Reserve unveiled the consent order Friday night after stock markets had closed. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which now holds $17.92 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 5.66% of its market capitalization. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 12 with "Buy". The company was upgraded on Tuesday, April 11 by Piper Jaffray. Goldman Sachs maintained its Buy rating on Chevron but removed it from the Conviction Buy list. The rating was maintained by TD Securities on Friday, March 3 with "Hold". KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. The firm produces and sells crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. It also upped Total Sys Svcs Inc (NYSE:TSS) stake by 8,215 shares and now owns 12,660 shares. 39 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. King Wealth Mngmt Grp Limited, a New York-based fund reported 7,282 shares. Wealthfront reported 0.07% stake. Chilton Management Ltd Liability reported 126,392 shares. Moreover, Barclays Public Limited has 0% invested in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Rbf Cap Ltd Llc holds 20,000 shares. Leavell Mgmt holds 0.43% or 62,917 shares. First Tru Advsrs Lp reported 0% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY). Fifth Third Bankshares holds 0% or 18 shares in its portfolio. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co owns 4.40 million shares or 1.8% of their U.S. portfolio.

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