Analyzing Ratios: U.S. Bancorp. (USB)’s Financial Story Unveiled

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The price of U.S. Bancorp. (NYSE: USB) closed at $39.02 in the last session, down -0.15% from day before closing price of $39.08. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.15 from its previous closing price. On the day, 6.33 million shares were traded. USB stock price reached its highest trading level at $39.36 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $38.75.


We take a closer look at USB’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.26 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.95.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Keefe Bruyette on April 18, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Mkt Perform and sets its target price to $45 from $52 previously.

On March 28, 2024, HSBC Securities Upgraded its rating to Buy which previously was Hold and also upped its target price recommendation from $47 to $53.

Compass Point Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on March 22, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $46 to $49.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Feb 16 ’24 when CHOSY JAMES L sold 21,582 shares for $41.47 per share. The transaction valued at 895,070 led to the insider holds 164,880 shares of the business.

CECERE ANDREW sold 93,366 shares of USB for $3,860,871 on Feb 15 ’24. The Chairman, President and CEO now owns 1,081,432 shares after completing the transaction at $41.35 per share. On Jan 30 ’24, another insider, DOLAN TERRANCE R, who serves as the Vice Chair of the company, sold 26,583 shares for $43.37 each. As a result, the insider received 1,153,011 and left with 144,236 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, USB now has a Market Capitalization of 60982800384 and an Enterprise Value of 63224143872. As of this moment, U.S.’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 12.94, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 9.21. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 9.25. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.48 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.25. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.513.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, USB has reached a high of $45.85, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $30.47. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -5.83%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -0.44%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, USB traded on average about 7.78M shares per day over the past 3-months and 7801240 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 1.56B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.56B. Insiders hold about 0.22% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 79.52% stake in the company. Shares short for USB as of 1715731200 were 19708737 with a Short Ratio of 2.53, compared to 1713139200 on 18844416. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 19708737 and a Short% of Float of 1.26.

Dividends & Splits

The forward annual dividend rate for USB is 1.94, which was 1.94 in the trailing 12 months. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.04964176The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.95.

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