Horizon Investments Lowers stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB)

U.S. Bancorp (USB) : Horizon Investments reduced its stake in U.S. Bancorp by 61.37% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 19,729 shares of U.S. Bancorp which is valued at $961,394 after selling 31,342 shares in U.S. Bancorp , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Nov 14, 2016.U.S. Bancorp makes up approximately 0.07% of Horizon Investments’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Gsa Capital Partners Llp sold out all of its stake in USB during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 8,241 shares of USB which is valued $401,584. Quadrature Capital Ltd sold out all of its stake in USB during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 164,476 shares of USB which is valued $7,830,702. Mitchell Capital Management Co added USB to its portfolio by purchasing 128,938 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $6,017,536. U.S. Bancorp makes up approx 2.28% of Mitchell Capital Management Co’s portfolio. Atlanta Capital Group added USB to its portfolio by purchasing 5,086 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $237,364. U.S. Bancorp makes up approx 0.05% of Atlanta Capital Group’s portfolio.

U.S. Bancorp opened for trading at $48.74 and hit $49.4 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $49.23, with a gain of 1.13% or 0.55 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 90,90,546 shares. Company has a market cap of $83,675 M.

On the company’s financial health, U.S. Bancorp reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Oct 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.83. The company had revenue of $5388.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5374.60 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.81 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on U.S. Bancorp. U.S. Bancorp was Downgraded by Piper Jaffray to ” Neutral” on Nov 16, 2016. U.S. Bancorp was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to ” Underweight” on Nov 14, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Oct 20, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 48 from a previous price target of $47 .

U.S. Bancorp is a multi-state financial services holding company. The Company operates through its banking subsidiary U.S. Bank National Association is engaged in the general banking business in domestic markets. The Company provides a range of financial services including lending and depository services cash management capital markets and trust and investment management services. It also engages in credit card services merchant and automated teller machines (ATM) processing mortgage banking insurance brokerage and leasing. U.S. Bank National Association provides a range of products and services to individuals businesses institutional organizations governmental entities and other financial institutions. Its commercial and consumer lending services are offered to customers within the Company’s domestic markets to domestic customers with foreign operations and to large national customers operating in specific industries targeted by the Company.

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