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Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (SPB) Reaches $96.47 After 4.00% Up Move; US Bancorp (USB) Sentiment Is 0.96

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. The company has market cap of $88.36 billion. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. It has a 15.25 P/E ratio. The firm also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business firms, and charitable organizations.

The stock of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 3.67% or $3.415 during the last trading session, reaching $96.465. About 369,430 shares traded. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) has risen 10.42% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.28% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $5.34B company. It was reported on Mar, 16 by We have $100.32 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:SPB worth $213.56M more.

Analysts await U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.94 earnings per share, up 14.63% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.82 per share. USB’s profit will be $1.55 billion for 14.24 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual earnings per share reported by U.S. Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.82% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $9.81 million activity.

South Street Advisors Llc holds 39.49% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp for 3,800 shares. Somerset Group Llc owns 283,298 shares or 13.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Reik & Co. Llc has 13.72% invested in the company for 766,924 shares. The South Dakota-based First National Bank Sioux Falls has invested 11.32% in the stock. United Fire Group Inc, a Iowa-based fund reported 602,959 shares.

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.165 during the last trading session, reaching $53.525. About 4.36 million shares traded. U.S. Bancorp (USB) has risen 23.07% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. manufactures, markets, and/or distributes consumer products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.34 billion. It operates through five divisions: Global Batteries & Appliances, Hardware & Home Improvement, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden, and Global Auto Care. It has a 14.42 P/E ratio. The firm offers batteries; battery-powered portable lighting products; small kitchen and home appliances; personal care products; hinges; security, garage door, and window hardware products; floor protection products; residential lockset and door hardware products; commercial door, lock, and hardware products; and plumbing products.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.26, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 48 investors sold Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. shares while 84 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 27.23 million shares or 1.77% more from 26.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nomura Holdg Inc holds 0.1% in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) or 458,065 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated owns 923,574 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Ftb Advsr has 34,940 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 44,026 shares. Amp Cap Invsts Ltd has 7,326 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Manhattan Co stated it has 39,957 shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd owns 2,270 shares. The New Jersey-based Gargoyle Inv Advisor Limited Liability Company has invested 0.85% in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB). Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0.01% in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB). British Columbia Investment Corporation owns 3,314 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Pinebridge Invests Lp stated it has 74,407 shares. Stoneridge Inv Prns Ltd Liability has invested 0.03% in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB). 510,576 are owned by London Of Virginia. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 340,810 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Among 14 analysts covering Spectrum Brands (NYSE:SPB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Spectrum Brands has $167 highest and $4.49 lowest target. $128.42’s average target is 33.13% above currents $96.465 stock price. Spectrum Brands had 48 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. PiperJaffray initiated the shares of SPB in report on Thursday, September 1 with “Overweight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 30 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Thursday, February 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Thursday, September 29. RBC Capital Markets maintained Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) rating on Friday, September 8. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $155.0 target. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 20. The stock of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $160 target in Friday, May 26 report. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 9 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 16.

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