Insights From Wells Fargo Q3 2012 Earnings & Conference Call
Nov07

Insights From Wells Fargo Q3 2012 Earnings & Conference Call

Wells Fargo & Co [WFC] is a long time holding of mine, and there are some insights from its Q3 2012 earnings & conference call that I think deserve some attention. I’m going to highlight a few, as well as some that didn’t get noticed or talked about as much. The items will show you a bit of why I like this bank so much, and likely some of the same reasons why it is Warren Buffett’s favorite bank to invest in....

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Fierce Rate Competition Hits Margins At Canadian Banks
Jun14

Fierce Rate Competition Hits Margins At Canadian Banks

Canadian bank’s Q2 2011 earnings show intense rate competition, which hit net interest margins (NIM), indicating they may not be superior to US banks.

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Bank Valuation VIII

We have finally reached the end of the info packed Bank Valuation series.  Congratulations to all that have made it, I hope you were able to take away something useful. In this last article I will discuss calculating the intrinsic value of a bank. So far we covered the following:: – Net Interest Margin (NIM) – Return On Assets (ROA) – Loan Loss Reserve, and losses related to the loan portfolio – Return On...

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Bank Valuation VII

I apologize for the slightly longer than usual time between posts these last two weeks.  Its been a busy 2 weeks.  Up to this point in this series, I have discussed only quantitative/numeric metrics.  However, in this article I will discuss some qualitative metrics related to bank itself. The final article in the series will be posted the following week.  So far we covered the following metrics: – Net Interest Margin (NIM)...

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Bank Valuation VI

In this article I will discuss a second metric related to the price of a bank stock. So far in this series we covered the following metrics: – Net Interest Margin (NIM) – Return On Assets (ROA) – Loan Loss Reserve, and losses related to the loan portfolio – Return On Equity (ROE) – Profit Margin – Dividends – Earnings – Stock Price & Price/Earnings To review them see Bank Valuation...

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