U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) will release its fourth quarter 2012 earnings before the market opens on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. At 7:00 a.m. (CST) Richard K. Davis, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Andrew Cecere, vice chairman and chief financial officer, will host a conference call to review the financial results. The conference call will be available by telephone or on the Internet. A presentation will be used during the call and will be available on our website at www.usbank.com. Via telephone:To access the conference call from locations within the United States and Canada, please dial 866-316-1409. Participants calling from outside the United States and Canada, please dial 706-634-9086. The conference ID number for all participants is 75695755. For those unable to participate during the live call, a recording of the call will be available approximately two hours after the conference call ends on Wednesday, January 16 th, and will run through Wednesday, January 23 rd, at 11:00 p.m. (CST). To access the recorded message within the United States and Canada, dial 855-859-2056. If calling from outside the United States and Canada, please dial 404-537-3406 to access the recording. The conference ID is 75695755. Via Internet:To access the webcast and presentation go to www.usbank.com and click on “About U.S. Bank”. The “Webcasts and Presentations” link can be found under the Investor/Shareholder information heading, which is at the left side of the bottom of the page. Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (“USB”), with $352 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,086 banking offices in 25 states and 5,080 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp and its employees are dedicated to improving the communities they serve, for which the company earned the 2011 Spirit of America Award, the highest honor bestowed on a company by United Way. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.