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Playing for Pay: How Did Big Financial CEOs Stack Up in 2011?

Executive compensation vs. performance still looks out of joint

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John Stumpf, Wells Fargo

2011 Compensation: ~$19.8 million

By virtually every measure, Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) CEO John Stumpf has trumped his peers. A nearly $20 million compensation package is a nice way to reward a 1.26% return on assets and 12% return on equity, both best in their class. An 11% loss in WFC shares is by far the lowest among these names — a nice position to play from.

Marc Bastow is an Assistant Editor of InvestorPlace. As of this writing, he did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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