Wells Piotroski F Score

WFC
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USD 39.92  0.75  1.91%   

This module uses fundamental data of Wells Fargo to approximate its Piotroski F score. Wells Fargo F Score is determined by combining nine binary scores representing 3 distinct fundamental categories of Wells Fargo. These three categories are profitability, efficiency, and funding. Some research analysts and sophisticated value traders use Piotroski F Score to find opportunities outside of the conventional market and financial statement analysis.They believe that some of the new information about Wells Fargo financial position does not get reflected in the current market share price suggesting a possibility of arbitrage. Check out Wells Fargo Altman Z Score, Wells Fargo Correlation, Wells Fargo Valuation, as well as analyze Wells Fargo Alpha and Beta and Wells Fargo Hype Analysis.
  
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The current year Long Term Debt is expected to grow to about 163.8 B. The current year Total Debt is expected to grow to about 341.7 B. Wells Fargo Calculated Tax Rate is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Calculated Tax Rate was at 19.36. The current year Cash and Equivalents Turnover is expected to grow to 0.34, whereas PPandE Turnover is forecasted to decline to 9.21.
At this time, it appears that Wells Fargo's Piotroski F Score is Frail. Although some professional money managers and academia have recently criticized Piotroski F-Score model, we still consider it an effective method of predicting the state of the financial strength of any organization that is not predisposed to accounting gimmicks and manipulations. Using this score on the criteria to originate an efficient long-term portfolio can help investors filter out the purely speculative stocks or equities playing fundamental games by manipulating their earnings..
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Piotroski F Score - Frail
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Current Return On AssetsPositiveFocus
2
Change in Return on AssetsIncreasedFocus
3
Cash Flow Return on AssetsNegativeFocus
4
Current Quality of Earnings (accrual)DecreasingFocus
5
Asset Turnover GrowthIncreaseFocus
6
Current Ratio ChangeN/AFocus
7
Long Term Debt Over Assets ChangeHigher LeverageFocus
8
Change In Outstending SharesIncreaseFocus
9
Change in Gross MarginNo ChangeFocus

Wells Fargo Piotroski F Score Drivers

The critical factor to consider when applying the Piotroski F Score to Wells Fargo is to make sure Wells is not a subject of accounting manipulations and runs a healthy internal audit department. So, if Wells Fargo's auditors report directly to the board (not management), the managers will be reluctant to manipulate simply due to the fear of punishment. On the other hand, the auditors will be free to investigate the ledgers properly because they know that the board has their back. Below are the main accounts that are used in the Piotroski F Score model. By analyzing the historical trends of the mains drivers, investors can determine if Wells Fargo's financial numbers are properly reported.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average SharesB4.1 B
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares DilutedB4.1 B
Fairly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations(11.8 B)(11.5 B)
Fairly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Total Assets1748.3 B1948.1 B
Moderately Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities1574.7 B1760.5 B
Moderately Down
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Total Debt341.7 B316.7 B
Significantly Up
Increasing
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets1.241.1041
Moderately Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.890.9
Fairly Down
Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.05440.0422
Significantly Up
Decreasing
Slightly volatile

Wells Fargo F Score Driver Matrix

One of the toughest challenges investors face today is learning how to quickly synthesize historical financial statements and information provided by the company, SEC reporting, and various external parties in order to project the various growth rates. Understanding the correlation between Wells Fargo's different financial indicators related to revenue, expenses, operating profit, and net earnings helps investors identify and prioritize their investing strategies towards Wells Fargo in a much-optimized way.

About Wells Fargo Piotroski F Score

F-Score is one of many stock grading techniques developed by Joseph Piotroski, a professor of accounting at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. It was published in 2002 under the paper titled Value Investing: The Use of Historical Financial Statement Information to Separate Winners from Losers. Piotroski F Score is based on binary analysis strategy in which stocks are given one point for passing 9 very simple fundamental tests, and zero point otherwise. According to Mr. Piotroski's analysis, his F-Score binary model can help to predict the performance of low price-to-book stocks.

Weighted Average Shares

4.98 Billion

Share
Wells Fargo Weighted Average Shares is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Weighted Average Shares was at 4.06 Billion

Wells Fargo Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Wells Fargo from analyzing Wells Fargo's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Wells Fargo's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Wells Fargo's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee84.44 K86.46 K75.19 K12.26 K86.94 K75.87 K
Revenue Per Employee372.06 K390.19 K399.67 K298.23 K332.49 K320.98 K

About Wells Fargo Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Wells Fargo's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Wells Fargo using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Wells Fargo based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
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. Wells Fargo Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Wells Fargo operates under BanksDiversified classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 246577 people.

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Is Wells Fargo's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Wells Fargo. If investors know Wells will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Wells Fargo listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
-0.14
Market Capitalization
151.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
-0.061
Return On Assets
0.0115
Return On Equity
0.12
The market value of Wells Fargo is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Wells that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Wells Fargo's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Wells Fargo's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Wells Fargo's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Wells Fargo's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Wells Fargo's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Wells Fargo value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Wells Fargo's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.