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7 Stocks George Soros Loves

3. Wells Fargo

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In the fourth quarter, Soros increased his position in Wells Fargo (WFC) by 1.1 million shares, or over 1,000%, to 1.2 million shares, for 0.8% of the total portfolio.

Wells Fargo is also a top holding of Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Capital Management and Lee Ainslie's Maverick Capital, and it's one of 10 Top Warren Buffett Dividend Stocks.

Stock Overview: Wells Fargo provides financial services through subsidiaries engaged in various businesses, including wholesale banking, mortgage banking, consumer finance, equipment leasing and agricultural finance. It has a market cap of $165.6 billion. The stock, which yields 1.5 and has a short interest ratio of 1.1, closed up 26 cents, or 0.8%, at $31.66 on Friday.

Analyst Ratings: Of 23 analysts covering the stock, 19 rate it a buy, three rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a C+ hold rating on Wells Fargo, with a $36.43 price target.

Wells Fargo shows up on recent list of the 10 Most Popular Hedge Fund Stock Picks 10 Stocks to Own During a Dividend Bubble.
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