U.S. Bancorp (USB)
Background: U.S. Bancorp is a financial services holding company. It is the parent company of Firstar Bank and U.S. Bank. U.S. Bancorp trades an average of 8.4 million shares per day with a market cap of $62 billion.
52-Week Range: $23.72 to $35.46Book Value: $18.03 Price-to-Book Ratio: 1.9 Earnings Payout Percentage: 25% I really like U.S. Bancorp as an investment and use the bank for my personal banking. The customer service is top notch, and the stock is top-shelf. Travis Kraker epitomizes the gold standard in relationship building that other investment advisers should strive for. U.S. Bancorp pays out 78 cents annually in dividend payments, and even with a 2.4% yield, the payout rate is under 30%. Look for a dividend increase next year (March maybe)? Shares retraced 1.4% from a high of more than $35 a month ago, presenting investors with a buying dip opportunity. If U.S. Bancorp approaches the climbing 200-day moving average much more, the price-to-earnings ratio may fall into single digits. U.S. Bancorp is a classic value buy, and outside a strong move lower from an outsized event, the risk appears limited. For a company analysts mostly rate as a hold, the stock really appreciated, gaining 26% in the last year, and the average analyst target price for U.S. Bancorp is $36.75. Short-sellers are next to impossible to find with just 1% of the float short. USB Payout Ratio TTM data by YCharts
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