U.S. Bancorp (USB) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for July 18

Equities Staff  |

U.S. Bancorp (USB) traded on unusually high volume on Jul. 18, as the stock lost 1.13% to close at $50.72. On the day, U.S. Bancorp saw 11.39 million shares trade hands on 60,629 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 7.29 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $58.50 and $48.49 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $50.61, and its 200-day SMA $52.37. U.S. Bancorp has a P/B ratio of 1.9. It also has a P/E ratio of 14.1.

US Bancorp is a multi-state financial holding company. It offers financial services such as lending and depository service, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, U.S. Bancorp has 72,402 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Andrew Cecere.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of U.S. Bancorp, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for USB.

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