U.S. Bancorp (USB)

60.14
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 59.60
Day Low/High 60.11 / 60.58
52 Wk Low/High 43.14 / 60.51
Avg Volume 5.23M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.56B
Market Cap 93.09B
EPS 4.20
P/E Ratio 13.70
Div & Yield 1.68 (2.58%)

Latest News

Initiating U.S. Bancorp

FYI, the spread between 90 day paper and 10 year notes is down to less than one basis point. Should this key spread un-invert, I would think that the banks might see a positive algorithmic response. U.S. Bancorp has already outperformed other banks ...

Fed's Next Move, Microsoft's Performance, Trading U.S. Bancorp: Market Recon

Fed's Next Move, Microsoft's Performance, Trading U.S. Bancorp: Market Recon

What the Fed needs to do in July is to cut the FFR by 25 basis points and put the balance sheet management (QT) program to bed two months early.

Grab a Coffee, We've Got a Lot to Talk About Today!

Good morning folks! As Doug heads off on vacation (something I'll be doing on Saturday myself), I'm sitting in today for him, and I'll be doing so again right before his return. We're in the second real week of the June-quarter earnings season, and ...

U.S. Monetary Policy, Trading Lockheed, Netflix and United Rentals: Market Recon

U.S. Monetary Policy, Trading Lockheed, Netflix and United Rentals: Market Recon

Preventing the U.S. dollar from appreciating too aggressively while repairing credit conditions are 'job freaking one'.

Jim Cramer: Why Laggards Like Kohl's, Citi and CVS Can Rise Now

Jim Cramer: Why Laggards Like Kohl's, Citi and CVS Can Rise Now

I am neutral on this market, and only a cool off of the hottest stocks can justify a further advance.

June Rotations and Why I Like Apple on Jony Ive's Departure: Market Recon

June Rotations and Why I Like Apple on Jony Ive's Departure: Market Recon

The risk is that the chief design officer's departure will cause technical issues in Apple's chart.

Good News From China, Plus Netflix Earnings and Playing CSX: Market Recon

Good News From China, Plus Netflix Earnings and Playing CSX: Market Recon

China reported positive data, bolstering markets. Netflix had a beat on earnings, but faces fierce competition ahead. CSX is a thing of beauty.

The Week Ahead: Retail Sales, Beige Book and 16 Key Earnings Results to Watch

The Week Ahead: Retail Sales, Beige Book and 16 Key Earnings Results to Watch

It is going to be fast, it is going to be furious during a shortened week of trading.

New York's Epic Amazon Failure; Buffett's 13-F; Traders Play It Safe Into Close

New York's Epic Amazon Failure; Buffett's 13-F; Traders Play It Safe Into Close

Why does it always make me feel uncomfortable when my plan diverges from Warren Buffett's?

UK Finds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Market Recon

UK Finds Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Market Recon

As uncertainty increases, expect greater demand for safe haven assets.

3 Key Bear Market Rules, 5 Bargain Buys and a Monthly Dividend Portfolio

3 Key Bear Market Rules, 5 Bargain Buys and a Monthly Dividend Portfolio

Dow Theory presents tips for surviving a bear market, some top year-end stock bargains and a simple strategy for monthly income.

U.S. Bancorp Downgraded to Hold

The Oracle of Omaha Buys JPMorgan

* And puts his imprimatur on the U.S. money center bank stocks "One last thing." -- Lt. Columbo After the close, Berkshire Hathaway announced a new investment position in JPMorgan Chase . Normally I would view this as a non-event but I see this as r...

And Now the News...

As I mentioned earlier, we're off to a brisk pace this morning, and here are some of the headlines that have caught my eye as I drink that second cup of coffee: * US Bancorp reports September quarter earnings per share that were $0.02 ahead of expec...

Why Netflix Is a Good Name to Short on This Earnings Report: Market Recon

Why Netflix Is a Good Name to Short on This Earnings Report: Market Recon

I am unimpressed by the latest earnings report. Despite good subscriber growth, fundamentals look weak.

Welcoming Chris Versace This Wednesday

Alright folks, it's time to wake up, grab that coffee or other beverage that helps you start the day, and let's get ready for the market day ahead. Doug Kass is off and I'm ready to go. It's going to be a busy morning given some of the earnings repo...

3 Reasons Why Bank Stocks Look Good Here

3 Reasons Why Bank Stocks Look Good Here

Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and other firms are rallying on good second-quarter results, but there should be more gains to come.

Why I'm Not Piling 'All In' to the Banks: Market Recon

Why I'm Not Piling 'All In' to the Banks: Market Recon

Market reactions have ranged anywhere from lackluster to outright negative. What gives?

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Markets are on a five-session winning streak.

Tuesday Looked a Bit Like a Waterloo Moment for Bulls: Market Recon

Tuesday Looked a Bit Like a Waterloo Moment for Bulls: Market Recon

Over-extension? Yeah, that could be it, or maybe the inflows of cash are merely slowing down.

Bonus White Paper: How to Play a Resurgent Banking Sector

Bonus White Paper: How to Play a Resurgent Banking Sector

A special in-depth report.

Looking to Buy Bank Stocks? Don't Ignore Governance

Looking to Buy Bank Stocks? Don't Ignore Governance

From Bank of New York Mellon to Banc of California, governance issues should be an important part of minimizing the number of unknowns and risks in your portfolio.

Jim Cramer Reveals His Favorite Parts of Salesforce's Latest Quarter

Jim Cramer Reveals His Favorite Parts of Salesforce's Latest Quarter

What's next for Salesforce shares?

Trader's Daily Notebook: I'm Losing Patience With Russell ETF

Trader's Daily Notebook: I'm Losing Patience With Russell ETF

Steel Dynamics is worth watching as it reports earnings.

What to Watch Wednesday Morning

Before too long we'll be getting those post market closing earnings I referred to earlier. While we have a few minutes, here's what's on deck before tomorrow's open: On the economic front, we've got the weekly MBA Mortgage Applications Index at 7 AM...