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Wells Fargo Stock

Dividend

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Wells Fargo Stock

1. Can I buy stock directly through Wells Fargo?
Wells Fargo Direct is a direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan that provides a convenient and economical method for new investors to make an initial investment in Wells Fargo common stock and for existing investors to increase their holdings of Wells Fargo Common stock. Click here to enroll online or call 1-877-840-0492 to be mailed an enrollment kit including a plan prospectus.Back to Top
2. Where are your shares traded?
Wells Fargo common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Back to Top
3. What is the ticker symbol?
WFCBack to Top
4. What is the CUSIP number?
949746-101 Back to Top
5. What are the details of the two-for-one stock split?
On June 27, 2006, we announced that our Board of Directors had approved a two-for-one stock split of our common stock in the form of a 100 percent stock dividend. We will distribute the stock dividend on August 11, 2006, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 4, 2006. Stockholders will receive one additional share of common stock for each share they owned of record at the close of business on the August 4 record date. We will issue the new shares in book-entry form, without stock certificates, under our Direct Registration System (DRS) for our common stock.Back to Top
6. What is my cost basis with regard to Wachovia stock that converted to Wells Fargo?
You should consult your tax advisor because your tax consequences may vary.

But for reference, here is a discussion of the Material U.S. Tax Consequences that was part of the final proxy statement-prospectus that you should have received:

Accordingly, and on the basis of the foregoing opinions, as a result of the merger qualifying as a “reorganization” within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code, upon exchanging your Wachovia common stock for Wells Fargo common stock, you generally will not recognize gain or loss, except with respect to cash received instead of fractional shares of Wells Fargo common stock (as discussed below). The aggregate tax basis in the shares of Wells Fargo common stock that you receive in the merger, including any fractional share interests deemed received and redeemed as described below, will equal your aggregate adjusted tax basis in the Wachovia common stock you surrender. Your holding period for the shares of Wells Fargo common stock that you receive in the merger (including a fractional share interest deemed received and sold as described below) will include your holding period for the shares of Wachovia common stock that you surrender in the exchange. If you acquired different blocks of Wachovia common shares at different times or at different prices, the Wells Fargo common stock you receive will be allocated pro rata to each block of Wachovia common stock, and the basis and holding period of each block of Wells Fargo common stock you receive will be determined on a block-for-block basis depending on the basis and holding period of the blocks of Wachovia common stock exchanged for such block of Wells Fargo common stock. Back to Top

Dividend

7. How can I get information on dividends?
Click on the link for current dividend information and for a more complete dividend history.Back to Top
8. When are Wells Fargo's dividends paid?
Wells Fargo pays its dividends on the first business day of March, June, September and December.Back to Top
9. Does Wells Fargo offer dividend reinvestment?
Yes, as part of Wells Fargo Direct participants can reinvest all or some of their cash dividends in Wells Fargo common stock. Click here to enroll online or call 1-877-840-0492 to be mailed an enrollment kit including a plan prospectus. Back to Top

Transfer Agent

10. Who is the transfer agent?
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64854
Saint Paul, MN 55164-0854
1-877-840-0492 Back to Top
11. How can I change my address on my account?
You can change your address through Shareowner Online or by phone at 1-877-840-0492. Back to Top
12. How do I find out detailed account information?
You can change your address through Shareowner Online or by phone at 1-877-840-0492. Back to Top
13. Who do I contact about lost certificates?
Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64854
Saint Paul, MN 55164-0854
1-877-840-0492 Back to Top

Financial Information

14. How can I obtain a copy of the Annual Report or other SEC documents such as a prospectus, a 10-K, or a 10-Q?
You can obtain these and other Wells Fargo investor materials in the Investor Relations section of this site or you can call 1-415-371-2921. SEC documents are also accessible through the SEC's Edgar database. Back to Top

Contact Information

15. How can I contact someone in Investor Relations?
Please call 1-415-371-2921 or email investorrelations@wellsfargo.comBack to Top
 
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