Big Money in US Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Sentiment at 0.96

May 17, 2018 - By Marcos Kline

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US Bancorp’s Sentiment

In Q4 2017 US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) big money sentiment increased to 0.96, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. So its up 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 0.89. 479 active investment managers increased and opened new stock positions, while 500 reduced and sold stock positions in US Bancorp so the sentiment has improved. Funds own 1.18 billion shares, down from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding US Bancorp in top 10 decreased from 51 to 48 for a decrease of 3. 38 Investors Sold All; 462 Reduced Holdings; 361 increased stakes while 118 active investment managers bought stakes.

Most US Bancorp Shareholders

As of Q4 2017 Reik & Co. Llc has 13.17% invested in US Bancorp. As of Q4 2017, 282,423 shares of US Bancorp are owned by Somerset Group Llc. Also, First National Bank Sioux Falls reported 60,185 shares in US Bancorp equivalent to 10.66% of its US long stock exposure. The Iowa-based fund United Fire Group Inc have invested about 10.54% of the institutional investor’s stock portfolio in US Bancorp. The Missouri-based fund Community Bank Of Raymore looks positive on US Bancorp, having 295,320 shares.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States.The firm is valued at $83.75 billion. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products.14.53 is the P/E ratio. The firm also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business firms, and charitable organizations.

Ticker’s shares touched $50.99 during the last trading session after 0.25% change.U.S. Bancorp has volume of 5.49 million shares. Since May 17, 2017 USB has declined 4.48% and is downtrending. USB underperformed the S&P500 by 16.03%.

On July, 18 WallStreet awaited U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)’s earnings release, according to Zacks. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.00. That’s up 17.65 % from last year’s $0.85 earnings per share. If reported the P/E will be 12.75 with $1.64 billion profit. After $0.95 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now predicts 5.26 % EPS growth of U.S. Bancorp.

West Oak Ltd Liability has invested 1.48% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Rampart Inv Management Company Ltd Company has invested 0.45% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Vision Capital Management Inc reported 10,354 shs. Fiera Cap Corp holds 8.22 million shs or 2.09% of its capital. 14,822 were accumulated by Barr E S And. Crystal Rock Capital holds 66,833 shs. Moreover, Berkshire Asset Management Ltd Pa has 0.39% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Peak Asset Ltd Liability Co invested 0.15% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Skba Mngmt has 2.83% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 379,400 shs. Tiaa Cref Inv invested 0.16% of its capital in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Pictet Fincl Bank & Ltd stated it has 37,680 shs or 0.59% of all its holdings. Madison Inv Inc stated it has 1.67% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Cincinnati Casualty holds 80,000 shs or 3.64% of its capital. Teacher Retirement Of Texas has 1.15M shs for 0.41% of their capital. Magnetar Ltd Co invested in 66,995 shs.

U.S. Bancorp registered $9.81 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 5 insider sales since February 20, 2018. The insider von Gillern Jeffry H. sold 13,641 shs worth $750,528. GODRIDGE LESLIE V sold 24,500 shs worth $1.35 million. 98,485 shs were sold by Parker P.W., worth $5.51 million on Tuesday, February 20. The insider Kelligrew James B sold $1.10 million.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Ratings Coverage

In total 15 analysts cover US Bancorp (NYSE:USB). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 3, while 5 are “Hold”. (NYSE:USB) has 47% bullish analysts. With $64.0 highest and $5400 lowest price target, US Bancorp has $57.50 average price target or 12.77% above the current ($50.99) price. 24 are the (NYSE:USB)’s ratings reports on 17 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, April 18 the rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. On Monday, March 26 the firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given. On Wednesday, April 4 the company was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Friday, January 5 PiperJaffray upgraded U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) to “Overweight” rating. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Deutsche Bank. On Monday, January 8 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. On Friday, April 6 Vining Sparks upgraded U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) rating. Vining Sparks has “Buy” rating and $6100 target. The company rating was downgraded by Edward Jones on Tuesday, April 3. On Wednesday, January 31 the rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. On Thursday, January 4 the stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has “Hold” rating given by Susquehanna.

Another two news for U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) were briefly posted by: Streetinsider.com on May 15, 2018 with title “Buffett’s Berkshire 13F Confirms Increase in Apple (AAPL) Stake Along with Increase in Holdings of Teva (TEVA) (More…)”. The other 247Wallst.com‘s article was titled “US Bancorp May Have a Serious Valuation Issue” and posted on April 19, 2018.

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