Morgan Stanley Sticks to Their Sell Rating for Wells Fargo

In a report released today, Betsy Graseck from Morgan Stanley maintained a Sell rating on Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), with a price target of $60. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $50.89, close to its 52-week low of $49.27.

According to, Graseck is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.0% and a 60.2% success rate. Graseck covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Capital One Financial, American Express, and JP Morgan Chase.

Wells Fargo has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $61.36.

Wells Fargo’s market cap is currently $248B and has a P/E ratio of 12.15. The company has a book value ratio of 1.3816.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 84 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of WFC in relation to earlier this year. Last month, Lloyd Dean, a Director at WFC bought 4,793 shares for a total of $274,687.

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