Financial Analysis: U.S. Bancorp. (USB)’s Ratios Unveil Key Insights

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As of close of business last night, U.S. Bancorp.’s stock clocked out at $39.28, down -0.03% from its previous closing price of $39.29. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.03 from its previous closing price. On the day, 5.94 million shares were traded. USB stock price reached its highest trading level at $39.34 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $38.8695.


To gain a deeper understanding of USB’s stock, we examine its different ratios. 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:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future 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 61310578688 and an Enterprise Value of 63629864960. As of this moment, U.S.’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 13.03, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 9.29. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 9.31. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.49 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.26. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.529.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for USB is 1.06, which has changed by 0.2321204 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. 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 -3.28%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -0.09%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that USB traded 7.44M shares on average per day over the past three months and 7775870 shares per day over the past ten 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 79.55% stake in the company. Shares short for USB as of 1715731200 were 19708737 with a Short Ratio of 1.93, 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

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.94, USB has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.94. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.04937643The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.95. The current Payout Ratio is 58.96% for USB, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-03-27 with an ex-dividend date of 1719532800. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 1999-04-16 when the company split stock in a 3:1 ratio.

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