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Is There a Dimmer Outlook Ahead for U.S. Bancorp (USB)?

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) went down by -2.05% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $63.57. The company’s stock price has collected -6.19% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 09/18/22 that Big Regional Banks Might Face New Rules for Dealing With a Crisis

Is It Worth Investing in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE :USB) Right Now?

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.91 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for USB is at 0.97. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 25 who provided ratings for U.S. Bancorp declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 15 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $54.32, which is $11.38 above the current price. USB currently public float of 1.48B and currently shorts hold a 0.72% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of USB was 6.36M shares.

USB’s Market Performance

USB stocks went down by -6.19% for the week, with a monthly drop of -9.24% and a quarterly performance of -5.88%, while its annual performance rate touched -25.71%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.76% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.34% for U.S. Bancorp. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.56% for USB stocks with a simple moving average of -17.30% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of USB

UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see USB reach a price target of $56, previously predicting the price at $64. The rating they have provided for USB stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on April 08th, 2022.

Jefferies gave a rating of “Hold” to USB, setting the target price at $64 in the report published on February 14th of the current year.

USB Trading at -8.31% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought USB to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -32.31% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.34%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.76%, as shares sank -8.82% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.05% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, USB fell by -6.19%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -24.35% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $45.84. In addition, U.S. Bancorp saw -23.39% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for USB

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +44.84 for the present operating margin

The net margin for U.S. Bancorp stands at +34.96. Equity return is now at value 14.10, with 1.10 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.11.