Wells Fargo May Lead U.S. Banks Paying Out $42 Billion

Wells Fargo May Lead U.S. Banks Paying Out $42 Billion

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A woman walks past a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York on Jan. 17, 2012. Wells Fargo, based in San Francisco, is expected to pay out $3.91 billion in dividends based on an increase to 75 cents a share from the current 48 cents, estimates show.