Insider Activity for Investors: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

Union Bankshares Corp sold 41,249 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. Chilton Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Wells Fargo Co New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $284.03 billion market cap company. About 1.63 million shares traded.

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 12th. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Rivernorth Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in General Amern Invs Inc (GAM) by 11.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 314,755,460 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $17,440,601,000 after buying an additional 3,621,402 shares in the last quarter. The financial services provider reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by ($0.07). Harvest Capital Strategies Llc who had been investing in Pilgrims Pride Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.00B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $58.02. About 46,334 shares traded. NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NMIH) has risen 78.88% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.98% the S&P500. Koshinski Asset Management holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 12,208 shares. Therefore 60% are positive. The stock of First Majestic Silver Corp. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, February 6 by Wells Fargo. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $135 target in Monday, October 5 report. The rating was maintained by Nomura with "Buy" on Monday, February 5. (NYSE:AG) on Friday, April 7 to "Market Perform" rating.

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.97 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1.07. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of WFC in report on Monday, October 16 with "Market Perform" rating. The rating was downgraded by BB&T Capital on Wednesday, May 25 to "Hold".

Rivernorth Capital Management Llc, which manages about $2.15B and $1.23B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Prudential Sht Duration Hg Y (ISD) by 178,928 shares to 286,738 shares, valued at $4.37 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W also sold $707,561 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:GAM) on Thursday, January 25. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.39 per share. Its down 0.14, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 43 investors sold CVX shares while 696 reduced holdings. Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas Inc owns 22,600 shares. Illinois-based First Tru Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.06% in Two Harbors Investment Corp. Finally, Davis Selected Advisers lifted its stake in Wells Fargo & Co by 1.4% in the 3rd quarter. Epoch Partners invested in 2.72 million shares. Harvey Invest Ltd Liability owns 5,814 shares or 0.06% of their United States portfolio. Citigroup holds 3.98M shares. Puzo Michael J stated it has 10,000 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -0.51% and stays -4.75% away from its 50 days moving average. Cibc Asset owns 12,352 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Holderness Investments Co, a North Carolina-based fund reported 12,400 shares. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC's holdings in Wells Fargo & Co were worth $780,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Cypress Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co invested in 0.23% or 19,563 shares. 5,468 are held by White Pine Inv Company.

Virtu Financial Llc decreased Currencyshares Euro Tr (FXE) stake by 5,443 shares to 2,513 valued at $287,000 in 2017Q3.

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Chilton Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.18B and $1.04 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Avalonbay Cmntys Inc (NYSE:AVB) by 28,141 shares to 121,228 shares, valued at $21.63 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 39 analysts covering Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), 15 have Buy rating, 8 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Wells Fargo & Company now has a Weekly performance of 0.75%, monthly performance percentage is 4.73 percent, Quarterly performance is -2.26 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 17.02% and Yearly Performance is -1.41 percent.

In related news, Director Ronald Sargent purchased 9,000 shares of Wells Fargo & Co stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The company was downgraded on Thursday, December 1 by Susquehanna. The firm has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital given on Wednesday, August 23. Guardian Life Insurance Of America reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). The firm has "Add" rating by Numis Securities given on Thursday, March 3. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight". E&G Advisors LP invested 0.14% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). On Tuesday, March 13 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Add". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, December 1 by Brean Capital.

Since November 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $292,234 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.73 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 48 investors sold V shares while 617 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 495 raised stakes. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) was reduced too. Janney Management Ltd Liability accumulated 9,286 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Hldgs Limited owns 510 shares or 0.13% of their USA portfolio. 99,813 were reported by Wolverine Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc. Priest Jeffrey W had bought 4,000 shares worth $132,620. Breton Hill Capital accumulated 33,341 shares. Minnesota-based Carlson Mngmt has invested 0.53% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).

Wells Fargo & Company is a bank holding company. Iberiabank Corp has 1.46% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 160,191 shares. Compton Cap Mngmt Ri holds 1.22% or 49,207 shares in its portfolio. The institutional investor held 225,000 shares of the meat and poultry and fish company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.39 million, down from 265,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moreover, Clear Harbor Asset Management Limited Liability Com has 0.25% invested in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) for 10,662 shares. Primecap Mngmt Ca stated it has 0.84% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).

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