The stock of U.S. Bancorp. (USB) has gone up by 10.68% for the week, with a 21.66% rise in the past month and a 4.99% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.40%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 2.68% for USB. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 11.30% for USB stock, with a simple moving average of 4.82% for the last 200 days.
Is It Worth Investing in U.S. Bancorp. (NYSE: USB) Right Now?
U.S. Bancorp. (NYSE: USB) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 11.22x compared to its average ratio,, and the 36-month beta value for USB is at 1.08. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 11 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 rating it as “overweight,” 15 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price suggested by analysts for USB is $40.33, which is $2.7 above the current market price. The public float for USB is 1.55B, and currently, shorts hold a 1.98% of that float. The average trading volume for USB on November 21, 2023 was 11.99M shares.
USB) stock’s latest price update
The stock price of U.S. Bancorp. (NYSE: USB) has plunged by -0.03 when compared to previous closing price of 37.64, but the company has seen a 10.68% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-11-15 that Americans are increasingly worried about job losses, and long-term inflation expectations are at a 12-year high. Leading economic indicators suggest a potential recession within three months, while unemployment is predicted to rise, and stagflation is a concern. A-rated ultra-yielding SWANs are a great way to invest money wisely during a high uncertainty period. Rock-solid balance sheets, great risk management, and safe ultra-yield is always in fashion.
Analysts’ Opinion of USB
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for USB stocks, with HSBC Securities repeating the rating for USB by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for USB in the upcoming period, according to HSBC Securities is $30 based on the research report published on September 07, 2023 of the current year 2023.
USB Trading at 12.31% 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 -24.66% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.68%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.40%, as shares surge +20.38% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.95% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, USB rose by +10.68%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -23.67% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $34.13. In addition, U.S. Bancorp. saw -13.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at USB starting from Welsh Timothy A, who sale 13,816 shares at the price of $39.79 back on Aug 10. After this action, Welsh Timothy A now owns 119,058 shares of U.S. Bancorp., valued at $549,780 using the latest closing price.
DOLAN TERRANCE R, the Vice Chair & CFO of U.S. Bancorp., sale 26,000 shares at $39.75 during a trade that took place back on Aug 08, which means that DOLAN TERRANCE R is holding 166,992 shares at $1,033,578 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for USB
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +25.97 for the present operating margin
The net margin for U.S. Bancorp. stands at +21.16. The total capital return value is set at 6.35, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.80. Equity return is now at value 10.89, with 0.86 for asset returns.
Based on U.S. Bancorp. (USB), the company’s capital structure generated 142.90 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 58.83. Total debt to assets is 10.75, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 82.14. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.28.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.03, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.79. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.16.
In conclusion, U.S. Bancorp. (USB) has had a mixed performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is mixed, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.