US Bancorp Sentiment Improves on Better Stock Potential, Now at 0.96

May 17, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

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US Bancorp’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) in Q4 2017 increased to 0.96, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s up 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 0.89. 479 institutional investors increased and started new equity positions, while 500 sold and decreased positions in US Bancorp so the sentiment is positive. These funds own 1.18 billion shares, that’s down from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding US Bancorp in top 10 decreased from 51 to 48 for a decrease of 3. In total 38 funds closed positions, 462 reduced and 361 increased. Also 118 funds bought new US Bancorp stakes.

Biggest US Bancorp Shareholders

As of Q4 2017 Reik & Co. Llc has 13.17% invested in US Bancorp. As of Q4 2017, 282,423 shares of US Bancorp are owned by Somerset Group Llc. Also, First National Bank Sioux Falls reported 60,185 shares in US Bancorp equivalent to 10.66% of its stocks portfolio. The Iowa-based fund United Fire Group Inc have invested about 10.54% of the fund’s stock portfolio in US Bancorp. The Missouri-based fund Community Bank Of Raymore holds 295,320 shares or 6.41% of their stocks portfolio.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States.The firm is valued at $83.75 billion. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products.The P/E ratio is 14.53. The firm also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business firms, and charitable organizations.

USB is hitting $50.99 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.25%.U.S. Bancorp has volume of 5.49 million shares. Since May 17, 2017 USB has declined 4.48% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 16.03%.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)’s quarterly earnings will be reported on July, 18., according to Zacks. Analysts forecast $1.00 EPS. That’s $0.15 up or 17.65 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.85. If USB’s EPS is $1.00 the profit will be $1.64B for 12.75 P/E. Wall Street now predicts 5.26 % EPS growth despite U.S. Bancorp last quarter’s EPS of $0.95.

Tci Wealth Advisors stated it has 0.19% of its capital in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Brown Brothers Harriman & Company stated it has 17.65M shs or 5.2% of all its holdings. Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Limited Liability Co holds 0.05% or 6,297 shs in its capital. Amp Cap Invsts has invested 0.21% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Eaton Vance Management holds 0.56% or 4.30 million shs. Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj accumulated 25,571 shs or 0.58% of the stock. Wellington Gp Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 5.55M shs. Mraz Amerine & Assocs holds 0.35% or 21,591 shs in its capital. 217,179 were reported by Forbes J M And Llp. Solaris Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 50 shs in its capital. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Co reported 40,403 shs. Finemark Bancorporation And Tru invested in 43,016 shs. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 648,039 shs stake. Chevy Chase Tru reported 1.52 million shs. 80,000 were reported by Cincinnati Casualty.

U.S. Bancorp registered $9.81 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 5 selling transactions since February 20, 2018. Parker P.W. sold $5.51 million worth of stock or 98,485 shs. Kelligrew James B sold 20,000 shs worth $1.10 million. 20,000 shs valued at $1.10M were sold by Elmore John R. on Friday, February 23. 13,641 shs valued at $750,528 were sold by von Gillern Jeffry H. on Friday, February 23.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Ratings Coverage

A total of 15 analysts rate US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) as follows: 7 “Buy”, 5 “Hold” and 3 “Sell”. Тherefore 47% are bullish. The firm has $64.0 highest and $5400 lowest target. The avg target $57.50 is 12.77% above the last ($50.99) price. (NYSE:USB) has 24 ratings reports on 17 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, January 4 Susquehanna maintained U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) rating. Susquehanna has “Hold” rating and $56.0 target. On Friday, January 5 the stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has “Overweight” rating given by PiperJaffray. On Monday, March 26 the company was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, May 11 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. On Thursday, April 19 the stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, April 6 the firm has “Buy” rating by Vining Sparks given. On Tuesday, December 12 the stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has “Hold” rating given by UBS. In Tuesday, March 27 report Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5600 target. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan.

Another two news for U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) were briefly published by: 247Wallst.com on April 19, 2018 with title “US Bancorp May Have a Serious Valuation Issue”. The other Streetinsider.com‘s article was titled “Buffett’s Berkshire 13F Confirms Increase in Apple (AAPL) Stake Along with Increase in Holdings of Teva (TEVA) (More…)” and published on May 15, 2018.

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