U.S. Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased USB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that USB has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $40.6, the dividend yield is 2.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of USB was $40.6,
representing a -0.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.83 and
a 28.89% increase over the 52 week low of $31.50.
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 $2.97. Zacks Investment Research reports USB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.98%, compared to an
industry average of 3.9%.
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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 (
- Vanguard Financials ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financials Index Fund (
- iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYG with an increase of
7.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of USB at 3.6%.