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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)?

The company in question is, U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) currently with a stock price of 43.4 (0.37% today). The market cap for U.S. Bancorp is 74057.76, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional РMidwest Banks industry. The target price for U.S. Bancorp is 44.77. Currently U.S. Bancorp is trading with a P/E of 13.58, and a forward P/E of 12.73. Average volume for U.S. Bancorp is 6290.4 and so far today it is 5761400.

Performance in the last year for U.S. Bancorp has been 7.46%. For EPS growth, U.S. Bancorp has seen a growth of 2.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.96%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 12.80% over the last five years and could be 4.61% for the next five years. U.S. Bancorp has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 6.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 4.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.48%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.60%.

Since the IPO date for U.S. Bancorp on the 11/5/1987, U.S. Bancorp has seen performance year to date to be 3.03%. With U.S. Bancorp trading at 43.4, the dividend yield is 2.35%, and the EPS is 3.2.

So could U.S. Bancorp, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 13.58. The PEG is 2.94, P/S is 5.81 and the P/B is at 1.79. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at 11.8.

U.S. Bancorp ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.88, and total debt/equity at 0.88.

In terms of margins, U.S. Bancorp has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 78.60% and a profit margin of 43.90%.Payout ratio for U.S. Bancorp is 31.80%. Return on assets come to 1.30% with return on investment coming to 10.70%.

Insider ownership for U.S. Bancorp, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 74.50%. Outstanding shares are at 1706.4. While shares float is 1702.16. The float short is currently 0.82%, and short ratio is 2.22.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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