Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.25 per share, payable March 1, 2022, to stockholders of record on Feb. 4, 2022, as approved today by the Wells Fargo board of directors. The first quarter dividend represents an increase of $0.05 per share from the prior quarter.
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“As I’ve said before, returning capital to shareholders is a priority and today’s dividend increase reflects that,” said Charlie Scharf, Wells Fargo’s CEO. “We’ve made significant changes across the company which have improved our financial performance and I’m pleased that we are now in a position to increase the dividend. We have more work to do and we continue to be focused on further increasing our dividend as we grow the earnings capacity of the company.”
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