Wells Fargo & Co.'s stock is benefiting from rave reviews on Wall Street.

On Thursday, for example, when most banks were down, Wells rose almost 1.6%. At the same time, the American Banker index of the 50 largest banking companies declined 0.59%, and the American Banker 225 fell 0.31%. The California-based banking company's shares rose 75 cents to $47.875.

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