U.S. BANCORP

(NYSE: USB)
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U.S. BANCORP: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
StockScouter

U.S. BANCORP, a large-cap growth company in the finance sector, is expected to significantly outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like USB

The ratio of USB's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is about the same or slightly above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

Con

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like USB

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for USB. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a small number of shares recently. Negative

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like USB

VALUATION
Grade: A

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like USB

The ratio of USB's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is about the same or slightly above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for USB was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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