San Francisco — April 27, 2004
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a quarterly common stock dividend of 45 cents per share, payable June 1, 2004, to stockholders of record on May 7, 2004. The Company has approximately 1.7 billion shares outstanding. The Company's Board of Directors also authorized the Company to acquire, from time to time, up to an additional 25 million shares of the Company's common stock. Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company with $397 billion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance from more than 5,900 stores and the internet (wellsfargo.com) across North America and elsewhere internationally. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the only "Aaa"-rated bank in the United States.