Wells Fargo & Co. is not an easy banking company to peg.

It lacks the drama of troubled Bank of America Corp. or Citigroup Inc., yet it doesn’t command the confidence of a JPMorgan Chase & Co. It posted a strong profit in the third quarter, but questions linger about when it will repay its federal bailout money and when the Wachovia Corp. acquisition will pay off.

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