Wells Fargo (WFC)

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Wells Fargo Price to Book Value:

1.676 for July 28, 2014

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July 28, 2014 1.676
July 25, 2014 1.676
July 24, 2014 1.676
July 23, 2014 1.668
July 22, 2014 1.668
July 21, 2014 1.659
July 18, 2014 1.666
July 17, 2014 1.647
July 16, 2014 1.662
July 15, 2014 1.668
July 14, 2014 1.667
July 11, 2014 1.673
July 10, 2014 1.683
July 9, 2014 1.696
July 8, 2014 1.698
July 7, 2014 1.706
July 3, 2014 1.722
July 2, 2014 1.711
July 1, 2014 1.713
June 30, 2014 1.708
June 27, 2014 1.758
June 26, 2014 1.741
June 25, 2014 1.748
June 24, 2014 1.745
June 23, 2014 1.761
   
June 20, 2014 1.758
June 19, 2014 1.729
June 18, 2014 1.730
June 17, 2014 1.717
June 16, 2014 1.698
June 13, 2014 1.725
June 12, 2014 1.719
June 11, 2014 1.736
June 10, 2014 1.748
June 9, 2014 1.745
June 6, 2014 1.728
June 5, 2014 1.716
June 4, 2014 1.696
June 3, 2014 1.698
June 2, 2014 1.698
May 30, 2014 1.688
May 29, 2014 1.671
May 28, 2014 1.676
May 27, 2014 1.680
May 23, 2014 1.667
May 22, 2014 1.662
May 21, 2014 1.651
May 20, 2014 1.627
May 19, 2014 1.645
May 16, 2014 1.631

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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WFC Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
JPMorgan Chase 1.073
Bank of America 0.7323
Citigroup 0.746

WFC Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.9684 Oct 3 2011
Maximum 1.761 Jun 23 2014
Average 1.370

WFC Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("WFC", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("WFC", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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