USB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. USB Soars Despite Downgrade (USB)

    November 15, 2016
    Analysts at Morgan Stanley warn loan growth, credit quality, weak fees income and lower margins will hurt the regional bank.
  2. Morgan Stanley Downgrades U.S. Bancorp (USB)

    November 15, 2016
    Shares of U.S. Bancorp rose as much as 1.77% Monday even though analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock.
  3. Regional Banks Face Strong Headwinds (CBF, FITB)

    October 21, 2016
    While regional banks managed profit growth, they are facing strong head winds from a flattening yield curve and slower commercial ...
  4. U.S. Bancorp Sees Revenues Rise (USB)

    October 19, 2016
    U.S. Bancorp got an earnings boost on higher revenues, helping net interest income rise.
  5. U.S. Bancorp Earnings Preview (USB)

    October 17, 2016
    U.S. Bancorp will be one of many regional banks to report earnings this week; will they beat expectations?
  6. Renewed Strength in Banking Sector (GS, MS)

    October 6, 2016
    Hopes of higher interest rate spreads are boosting bank stocks, but will the rally hold?
  7. After Wells Fargo, Republicans Still Attack CFPB (GS, MS)

    September 23, 2016
    Democrats are challenging a Republican plan to deregulate banks in the wake of the Wells Fargo (WFC) fake account scandal.
  8. U.S. Bancorp Guides for Long-Term Earnings Growth (USB)

    September 15, 2016
    U.S. Bancorp expects EPS to rise from 8% to 10% with net interest income growing 5%-7% for several years as America's economy ...
  9. USB: U.S. Bancorp Dividend Analysis

    September 15, 2016
    U.S. Bancorp had a dividend rate of $1.02 in August 2016, but should raise its dividend during the second half of 2016, due ...
  10. Top 10 Bank Stocks for 2016

    September 8, 2016
    Bank stocks have performed strongly in August 2016, as the prospect of an interest-rate hike increases. These top stocks ...
  11. U.S. Bancorp Q2 Boosted by Higher Loans, Deposits

    July 17, 2016
    Thanks to strong loan growth and higher deposits, U.S. Bancorp beat Wall Street's second-quarter revenue and earnings expectations ...
  12. What to Expect in U.S. Bancorp's Earnings

    July 13, 2016
    Wall Street expects the major regional bank to deliver a rise in revenue, while profits are expected to be flat.
  13. Top 10 Checking Accounts for Seniors (JPM, WFC)

    June 3, 2016
    Learn the 10 best checking accounts for seniors and the ways focusing on age-targeted accounts may result in missed opportunities ...
  14. U.S. Bank Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know

    May 28, 2016
    Learn about the financial profile and operations of U.S. Bancorp. Discover which mortgage products the bank offers and how ...
  15. Mortgage Deals: Chase vs. U.S. Bank

    May 10, 2016
    Discover which bank offers the better mortgage deal? Learn the difference between two popular mortgage offerings of Chase ...
  16. The 4 Largest Financials ETFs (XLF, VFH)

    April 19, 2016
    Learn about the current environment for financials and discover the top four exchange-traded funds that can be used to gain ...
  17. CEO Pay Packages at Top 5 U.S. Banks (BAC, C)

    March 22, 2016
    Pay for the top spot at the nation's largest banks increased significantly in 2015, with CEOs at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank ...
  18. (KBE) S&P Bank SPDR ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 16, 2016
    Take a look inside the KBE S&P Bank SPDR ETF and obtain an overview of the companies that comprise its top five portfolio ...
  19. PGF Vs. KBE: Comparing Financials ETFs

    March 11, 2016
    Compare two financial sector ETFs that offer a specific banking industry focus: the PowerShares Financial Preferred ETF and ...
  20. Banks, Credit Card Companies May Track Your Phone (DFS, MA)

    March 8, 2016
    Banks and credit card companies have hit on a simple, effective way to know when a transaction is fraudulent: track customers' ...
  21. The Top 4 Large-Cap Bank Stocks for 2016 (WFC, JPM)

    December 23, 2015
    Discover detailed analyses of the top four bank stocks that should be considered for 2016, and learn why they may be poised ...
  22. 'Super-Regional' Banks? Piper Jaffray Is Getting Into Them

    November 24, 2015
    Kevin Barker of Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on "super-regional banks" with a positive bias. Barker noted the banks ...
  23. What Exactly Does Warren Buffett Own? (BRK.B, PSX)

    November 24, 2015
    Learn about large changes to Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. See why Warren Buffett has invested in a commodity company even ...
  24. Personal Loans: Compare the 6 Biggest Banks

    November 18, 2015
    Need a personal loan? You may stop by one of these big banks for help. Their offerings vary in size, rates and loan types, ...
  25. Apple Takes on Venmo With Possible Bank Deal

    November 12, 2015
    Cash might soon be history, if Apple Inc. has its way.
  26. Wells Fargo Still Going Strong (WFC, C)

    July 30, 2015
    We take a closer look at Wells Fargo & Company, the world largest bank in terms of market value and Berkshire Hathaway's ...
  27. Eyeing a Loan? Consider Skipping the Banks

    February 10, 2015
    Peer-to-peer lending platforms, such as Lending Tree, Lending Club and Prosper, offer borrowers newfound leverage. Here's ...
  28. Is It A Breakout? See The Point-And-Figure Chart

    November 18, 2014
    These stocks have broken out of a triple top formation using point-and-figure charting, a bullish sign.
  29. U.S. Bancorp Finds It Harder To Top Itself

    April 25, 2014
    The fifth-largest U.S. bank by deposits and among the very best in terms of return on capital, U.S. Bancorp (USB) has been ...
  30. Short Sellers Are Loading up on Bank Stocks, Should You Follow ...

    January 14, 2013
    Since the second half of 2012, bank stocks have really found their footing. Shares of Citigroup (NYSE: C) and Bank of America ...
  31. Stocks Showing Resilience

    May 22, 2012
    Despite a market sell-off there are a handful of stocks that are able to show resilience.
  32. Investing In Regional Banks

    April 13, 2012
    If you're planning on investing in regional banks with ETFs and stocks then you should be aware of the financial troubles ...
  33. Further Upside Potential For U.S. Bancorp

    January 20, 2012
    U.S. Bancorp has recovered from the credit crisis and could see some organic growth and an increased demand for shares in ...
  34. Prefer Dividends? Why Not Look At Preferred Stock?

    April 11, 2011
    Preferred stock is an under-used option for income-seeking investors.
  35. Citi: More, Better, Faster, Please

    January 19, 2011
    Citi is still a mess, but credit is improving and that's the prime concern these days.
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