U.S. Bancorp [USB] took an upward turn with a change of 6.91%, trading at the price of $34.24 during the trading session on Wednesday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 6.19 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while U.S. Bancorp shares have an average trading volume of 9.47M shares for that time period. USB monthly volatility recorded 8.12%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 9.92%. PS value for USB stocks is 2.85 with PB recorded at 1.09.

U.S. Bancorp [NYSE:USB]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders frequently keep their eyes on what Wall Street experts as it relates to a potential investment. For U.S. Bancorp [USB], the most recent analyst consensus recommendation available since its latest financial results for the quarter ending in 12/30/2019. On average, stock market experts give USB an Hold rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $34.16, with the high estimate being $71.00, the low estimate being $38.00 and the median estimate amounting to $55.50. This is compared to its latest closing price of $32.03.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for U.S. Bancorp [USB] is sitting at 2.93. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.64.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on 04/15/2020.

Fundamental Analysis of U.S. Bancorp [USB]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for U.S. Bancorp [USB] sitting at 66.00%, this company’s Net Margin is now 37.60. These measurements indicate that U.S. Bancorp [USB] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 7.64, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 7.84. Its Return on Equity is 14.10%, and its Return on Assets is 1.40%. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates USB financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, U.S. Bancorp [USB] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 123.21. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 55.20, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 13.04. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 87.57, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 34.70.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 9.99. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.44, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.45. U.S. Bancorp [USB] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.98, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 11.52 and P/E Ratio of 8.23. These metrics all suggest that U.S. Bancorp is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

U.S. Bancorp [USB] has 1.56B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of 49.87B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 28.59 to 61.11. At its current price, it has moved down by -43.97% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 19.77% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.26, which indicates that it is 9.92% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 39.88. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is U.S. Bancorp [USB] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of U.S. Bancorp [USB], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.