Williams Jones & Associates Llc decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del Com New (USB) by 0.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Williams Jones & Associates Llc sold 8,039 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.00 million shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $53.63M, down from 1.01M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Williams Jones & Associates Llc who had been investing in Us Bancorp Del Com New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $84.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.089 during the last trading session, reaching $51.209. About 3.19M shares traded. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has declined 4.48% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.03% the S&P500.
Crescent Park Management Lp increased its stake in Wex Inc (WEX) by 37.34% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Crescent Park Management Lp bought 71,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.53% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 262,620 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $37.09 million, up from 191,220 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Crescent Park Management Lp who had been investing in Wex Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.81B market cap company. The stock increased 1.06% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $181.23. About 123,202 shares traded. WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) has risen 49.86% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.31% the S&P500.
Analysts await U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) to report earnings on July, 18. They expect $1.00 earnings per share, up 17.65% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.85 per share. USB’s profit will be $1.64B for 12.80 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual earnings per share reported by U.S. Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.26% EPS growth.
Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $9.81 million activity. The insider GODRIDGE LESLIE V sold $1.35M. On Friday, February 23 Elmore John R. sold $1.10 million worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) or 20,000 shares. $5.51 million worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) was sold by Parker P.W. on Tuesday, February 20. von Gillern Jeffry H. had sold 13,641 shares worth $750,528 on Friday, February 23.
Among 33 analysts covering U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. U.S. Bancorp had 96 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, October 18. J.P. Morgan downgraded U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) rating on Wednesday, January 31. J.P. Morgan has “Sell” rating and $58.5 target. The rating was upgraded by Portales Partners to “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, October 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Argus Research. UBS downgraded U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Tuesday, December 12 to “Hold” rating. UBS initiated U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) rating on Wednesday, January 11. UBS has “Buy” rating and $60 target. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 22 by Societe Generale. As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.
Williams Jones & Associates Llc, which manages about $4.95B and $4.40 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Air Prods & Chems Inc Com (NYSE:APD) by 3,561 shares to 76,142 shares, valued at $12.49 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Visa Inc Com Cl A (NYSE:V) by 16,631 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.54 million shares, and has risen its stake in Bank Amer Corp Com (NYSE:BAC).
More news for U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Buffett’s Berkshire 13F Confirms Increase in Apple (AAPL) Stake Along with Increase in Holdings of Teva (TEVA) (More…)” on May 15, 2018. 247Wallst.com‘s article titled: “US Bancorp May Have a Serious Valuation Issue” and published on April 19, 2018 is yet another important article.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 38 investors sold USB shares while 462 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 361 raised stakes. 1.18 billion shares or 1.20% less from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mrj Capital has invested 1.1% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Motco has 2,303 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Covington reported 18,488 shares. The Rhode Island-based Endurance Wealth Mgmt has invested 0.55% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Factory Mutual Communications invested in 1.39 million shares. Altfest L J Comm reported 0.34% stake. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees invested in 90,534 shares. Mufg Americas Corp holds 282,657 shares. Bancorporation Of The West has 0.03% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.19% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Moreno Evelyn V has invested 2.61% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Bsw Wealth invested in 0.09% or 4,018 shares. Moreover, Interocean Capital Ltd Liability has 1.49% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Rand Wealth Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.73% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). First Interstate National Bank & Trust holds 13,053 shares.
More important recent WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “WEX Inc. to Present at the 46th Annual JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference” on May 05, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Infinisource Benefit Services wins CDH Platform Partner of the Year Award from WEX Health, Inc.”, Businesswire.com published: “WEX Inc. to Release First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on May 3, 2018” on April 19, 2018. More interesting news about WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Wex, Inc. (WEX) Tops Q1 EPS by 8c, Beats on Revenues; FY18 EPS/Revenue Outlook Above Consensus” with publication date: May 03, 2018.
Crescent Park Management Lp, which manages about $466.84M and $516.93 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Broadcom Ltd by 34,000 shares to 192,949 shares, valued at $49.57 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.