Insider Trading Alert - USB, LII And SIG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 24, 2014, 69 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.08 to $41,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

U.S. Bancorp (USB) - FREE Research Report

Dolan Terrance R, who is Vice Chairman at U.S. Bancorp, sold 15,000 shares at $40.76 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 27,571 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.24% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Payne Richard B JR, who is Vice Chairman at U.S. Bancorp, sold 30,000 shares at $40.71 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 51,589 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.77% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.27, down $0.44, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for U.S. Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,250
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 166,000

The average volume for U.S. Bancorp has been 7.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. U.S. Bancorp has a market cap of $74.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate U.S. Bancorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates U.S. Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full U.S. Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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