Performance Update for U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)


U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $47.66. The stock traded with the volume of 6.87 Million in the last trading session. U.S. Bancorp opened at $49.57 and closed by showing an increase of 1.06%. The Bid price in the last session was $49.40 x 200 and the Ask price was $49.82 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

U.S. Bancorp has the Market Capitalization of 84.34 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $49.77 and 52-Week Low of $37.07 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

U.S. Bancorp reported its last Earnings on Oct 19 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.84/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.83/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.01/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 1.2%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 13 – Jan 17 (Est.).

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; U.S. Bancorp has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 2.5%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 5.3%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 4.1% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 4.62% per annum.

25 number of analysts also provided their insight on U.S. Bancorp, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $47.66. They also projected Low Price Target as $42 while High Price Target is set at $53.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 1 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 7 reported it as Buy.20 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 2 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

U.S. Bancorp annual Divided is 1.12 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.26%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.37 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 14.56. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 6.51 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.01, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 0 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 21.14.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.3 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 10.7%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 4.82% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 10.4 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 17.88 percent.

A look at performance overview of U.S. Bancorp depicts that Performance (Week) is 1.2 percent while Performance Month is 10.86%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 13.13% and Half Year Performance value stands at 16.76%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 14.86 percent. U.S. Bancorp has its YTD performance of 18.57 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 15 Nov 2016 where Chief Financial Officer Dolan Terrance R did a transaction type “Buy” in which 26112 shares were traded at a price of $23.86. Another insider trade includes Chief Financial Officer Dolan Terrance R who also initiated a transaction in which 29093 shares were traded on 15 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 15 Nov 2016 Chief Financial Officer Dolan Terrance R traded 26112 shares as “Sell” at $47.68. Director Schnuck (Craig D) Buy 16544 shares on 14 Nov 2016 at the price of $35.76.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Jefferies on 28-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Hold to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 16-Nov-16, Piper Jaffray took an action “Downgrade” from Overweight to Neutral. On 14-Nov-16, the stock was Downgrade to Underweight by Morgan Stanley.