A whopping number of 13F filings filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors can look at the overall hedge fund sentiment towards the stocks included in their watchlists. These freshly-submitted public filings disclose money managers’ equity positions as of the end of the three-month period that ended September 30, so let’s proceed with the discussion of the hedge fund sentiment on Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC).
Hedge fund interest in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. At the end of this article we will also compare WFC to other stocks, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:CHL), and The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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One of the most famous investors in Wells Fargo is Warren Buffett and on the next page we are going to take a look at his opinion on the company.