EX-32.(B) 16 f06409exv32wxby.htm EXHIBIT 32.(B) exv32wxby

Exhibit 32(b)

Certification of Periodic Financial Report by
Chief Financial Officer Pursuant to
Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
and 18 U.S.C. § 1350

      I, Howard I. Atkins, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wells Fargo & Company (the “Company”), certify that:

(1)   The Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2004 (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(2)   the information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

  Howard I. Atkins
  Executive Vice President and
  Chief Financial Officer
  Wells Fargo & Company
  March 10, 2005

      A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to Wells Fargo & Company and will be retained by Wells Fargo & Company and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.