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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: U.S. Bancorp, USB

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, USB  has a market cap of 73916.25. Since its IPO date on the 11/5/1987, U.S. Bancorp, USB performance year to date is 2.39%. Today U.S. Bancorp, USB has gained 0.45%, with a current price of 42.85.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 74.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 31.80%. 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 0.88. While Total debt/equity is 0.88. With a profit margin of 43.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 78.60%. 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 2.80%. A performance for the year of 5.76%. The 52-week high is -2.55%, and the 52-week low is 17.86%. The average volume for U.S. Bancorp, USB is 8360200.

With a target price of 45, 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 13.4 and a forward P/E of 12.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.89. U.S. Bancorp also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.8 and 1.76 respectively. For P/cash, U.S. Bancorp has a value of *TBA, while it is 11.77 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 42.85, U.S. Bancorp has a dividend yield of 2.61%. We see a return on equity of 13.60%.

Looking more long-term U.S. Bancorp, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.63%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.93% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.80% for this year and for the last five years a 12.80% 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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