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Morning Buzz: U.S. Bancorp, (USB)

Friday February 24th 2017: U.S. Bancorp, USB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Regional – Midwest Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, U.S. Bancorp, USBĀ  has a market cap of 88.82 B. Since its IPO date on the 11/05/1987, U.S. Bancorp, USB performance year to date is 1.65%. Today U.S. Bancorp, USB has gained -0.90%, with a current price of 51.75.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 77.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 32.40%. Return of assets are at 1.30%, with return on investment at 10.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, U.S. Bancorp, USB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.85. While Total debt/equity is 0.85. With a profit margin of 42.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 77.20%. U.S. Bancorp ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year U.S. Bancorp, USB has seen a EPS growth of 2.40%. A performance for the year of 28.53%. The 52-week high is -8.59%, and the 52-week low is 25.84%. The average volume for U.S. Bancorp, USB is 169777.

With a target price of 54.42, can U.S. Bancorp, USB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of U.S. Bancorp, USB. U.S. Bancorp has a P/E of 15.85 and a forward P/E of 13.63. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.57. U.S. Bancorp also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.65 and 2.09 respectively. For P/cash, U.S. Bancorp has a value of 4.37, while it is 16.37 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 51.75, U.S. Bancorp has a dividend yield of 2.14%. We see a return on equity of 13.40%.

Looking more long-term U.S. Bancorp, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.16%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.56% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.40% for this year and for the last five years a 5.70% growth has been seen.

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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