Wells Fargo: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.87 billion.

The bank, based in San Francisco, said it had earnings of 60 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 93 cents per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.12 per share.

The biggest U.S. mortgage lender posted revenue of $24.26 billion in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $19.86 billion, beating Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $19.81 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $19.55 billion, or $4.05 per share. Revenue was reported as $85.06 billion.

Wells Fargo shares have decreased 3% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has risen 31%. The stock has climbed roughly 9% in the last 12 months.


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