Stock's Earning Overview: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

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Timber Creek Capital Management LLC now owns 3,033 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $134,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. However, Bank of America was one of the best performing bank stocks of 2016, up 31%, while Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) lagged the market and financial sector, and rose just 1% for the year.

Yet, analyst predictions at times incline to be extremely mistaken, unmistakably over longer-term duration. LTG is the anticipated compound average rate of growth a forecaster accepts.

Why did banks, and Bank of America in particular, perform so well in 2016? Its shares have rallied since the election of Donald Trump. However, as you can clearly see in the chart below, the vast majority of the gains took place during the last two months or so of the year. BOA is deemed to be the most sensitive to interest rate moves among US banks because of the way its balance sheet is structured.

Improved net interest margins were "driven by growth in loans, investment securities and trading assets, and the impact from higher interest rates", the bank said. Full year return on assets was 1.16 percent and return on equity was 11.49 percent. Net income fell 6.4% to $4.87 billion, or $0.96 a share, from $5.20 billion, or $1.00 per share a year earlier. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -0.56%.

The new incentive system, according to the San Francisco banking giant, will no longer reward employees simply for opening accounts and they will instead receive part of their overall salary based on how the products they sell are used, and the customers' satisfaction with the bank's service will serve as one of the factors.

At the core of the fake account scandal surrounding Wells Fargo right now is the fact that more than 5,000 of the bank's former employees opened more than 2 million fake accounts to get sales bonuses. In addition, new credit card openings were down by 43% year-over-year for the quarter and new checking accounts were down by 40% year-over-year for the same period.

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Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Wells Fargo & Company and for the current quarter 30 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1/share. Wells Fargo & Company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 13.58 and Forward P/E ratio of 13.2.

Last year, JPMorgan leapfrogged Wells Fargo to become the world's most valuable bank by market capitalization. Argus restated a "buy" rating on shares of Wells Fargo & Company in a research note on Thursday, October 13th.

It wasn't good. The bank's profits slipped 5.4 percent to $5.27 billion, or 96 cents a share. Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 1.07% of First American Trust Fsb's portfolio. These holdings make up 80.21% of the company's outstanding shares. "I hope the new administration does".

Currently, Wells Fargo carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Sandler O'Neill reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Wells Fargo & Company in a report on Friday, September 30th.

"No rational person that I know could possible say that all the things done were accurate, coordinated, consistent, proper and made it a safer system", he said during a call with journalists.

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