U.S. Bancorp (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased USB stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th
quarter that USB has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of USB was $33.57,
representing a -5.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.46 and
a 17.46% increase over the 52 week low of $28.58.
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 $2.84. Zacks Investment Research reports USB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.95%, compared to an
industry average of 3.2%.
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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:
- PowerShares KBW Bank Portfolio ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Banking Sector Portfolio (PJB)
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (
- Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of
19.42% over the last 100 days. KBWB has the highest percent
weighting of USB at 8.34%.