U.S. Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased USB stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that USB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of USB was $43.42,
representing a -0.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.57 and
a 35.73% increase over the 52 week low of $31.99.
USB is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). USB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.01. Zacks Investment Research reports USB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.82%, compared to an
industry average of 6.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to USB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have USB as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Financial (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund (
- Vanguard Financials ETF (
- iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAT with an increase of
12.35% over the last 100 days. IYG has the highest percent
weighting of USB at 3.6%.