U.S. Bancorp (USB)

NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 51.50
Day Low/High 51.10 / 51.93
52 Wk Low/High 43.14 / 55.55
Avg Volume 6.01M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.59B
Market Cap 81.99B
EPS 4.20
P/E Ratio 12.32
Div & Yield 1.48 (2.78%)

Contemplating a Smaller Bank of America

If it's forced to break up, the move would unlock value, and the stock would still be a bargain.

US Bancorp numbers raised at UBS

Frighteningly High Bullishness, Indeed

Frighteningly High Bullishness, Indeed

I know it's scary to dive in here, but confidence is rising as well, meaning a shift in market character.

U.S. Bancorp numbers raised at Jefferies

How Goldman Lifted the Bank Group

Since it made money in this terrible economy, investors may be thinking that the bottom is in.

Lightening Up in Financials

I have sold some April 13 calls against a portion of my XLF long. After a glimpse of several key fourth-quarter earnings reports for banks this week (U.S. Bancorp (USB), PNC Financial (PNC), Citigroup (C), State Street (STT), etc.) I have decided to...

A Beat and a Miss

U.S. Bancorp beat by a penny on a ho-hum quarter, while PNC missed on one-time charges. U.S. Bancorp (USB) beat by a penny, but nothing stands out. Net interest margins down, loan growth up 2.5%, provisions slightly lower than expectations and expen...

US Bancorp downgraded at Citigroup

These, at Least, Are Gaining Steam

These, at Least, Are Gaining Steam

Amid a timid rally, I see potential breakouts for these names -- though better broad action would help.

The Purloined Letters of this Market

The biggest surprise of 2012 could be that the financials, the most hated group out there, can actually soar.

Another Reason to Watch Regional Banks

These banks are sensitive to the emerging trends in jobs and non-residential construction.

Don't Get Too Excited About Housing

Today's bump in pending home sales is an anomaly, even if it causes some stocks to move.

Redefining Tech and Banks

There's just no room at the inn for these two groups going into 2012.

Banks Take a Long-Expected Dive

U.S. banks that held big exposure to Europe are now paying for it.

US Bancorp rated new Buy at UBS

Don't Be a Hero

We need reasons beyond 'commodities down, buy financial assets.'

The ECB's Fix Won't Be Good Enough

The rate cut may help Europe's banks, but it won't address the sovereign debt crisis.

U.S. Bancorp upgraded at Morgan Stanley

The Case for Semis and Banks

These lagging groups have reasons to catch up to the market.

Examining the Financials

Examining the Financials

The financial sector may have completed a technical process that marks a point of recovery in the sector.

Europe Knows Its History

These countries have learned something about how economics can lead to social unrest.

Analyst Actions -- 10/20/2011

Here are today's top research calls.

A Look at Financials' Long Side

A Look at Financials' Long Side

This group is rebounding sharply and is headed for some key resistance levels.

Europe Still Casts a Long Shadow

When nothing awful happens in Europe, some positive news can get through.

U.S. Bancorp Still Has Upside

Last week's pullback was on light volume, and the stock is likely to advance again.

U.S. Bancorp Still Has Upside

U.S. Bancorp Still Has Upside

Last week's pullback was on light volume, and the stock is likely to advance again.

Feels Like Banks Are Back

Feels Like Banks Are Back

The big regionals look solid, but it's much more of a mixed picture with the globals.