Willis Investment Counsel Grows Position in US Bancorp (USB)

Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 5,836,557 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $303,034,000 after acquiring an additional 3,540,530 shares during the last quarter. The stock declined 1.42% or $0.4 reaching $27.79 on the news. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 9.69% since November 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 91.59% the S&P500.

Endurance Wealth Management Inc increased Us Bancorp Del Com New (USB) stake by 18.29% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Zacks Investment Research upgraded U.S. Bancorp from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Us Bancorp now has $86.02B valuation. The stock closed the regular trading session at $51.89 yesterday, compared to the closing price of $51.93 the previous day - a change of -0.08 percent. About 34,239 shares traded.

Shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE USB) opened at $51.89 on Wednesday. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.46, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 80 investors sold COP shares while 511 reduced holdings. Cap Ser Of America Incorporated reported 0.31% stake. Engineers Gate Manager Lp owns 32,728 shares or 0.17% of their U.S. portfolio. Reik & Co Ltd Co holds 767,039 shares. Alabama-based Leavell Inv Management has invested 0.76% in Total System Services, Inc. Fort Washington Advsr Oh holds 0.01% in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) or 15,982 shares. M&T State Bank accumulated 544,832 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Provise Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability stated it has 7,468 shares. On the flip side, 633 institutional holders decreased their positions, accounting for 40,952,690 shares. Sg Americas Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.02% in Total System Services, Inc. Jnba Fincl owns 1,854 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Aqr Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 87,861 shares. Alphamark Advisors stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP).

Truepoint Inc increased Vanguard Index Fds (VTI) stake by 62,624 shares to 2.57 million valued at $326.82 million in 2017Q2. (NYSE:TSS) to report earnings on January, 23. USB's profit will be $1.46 billion for 14.70 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. The financial services provider reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88.

Among 30 analysts covering Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. The hedge fund run by Christopher Lyle held 1.13 million shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $31.78 million, up from 325,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to "Neutral" on Wednesday, April 6. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, January 13. Oppenheimer has "Outperform" rating and $21 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, September 7. National Bank Canada maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Friday, November 6 report. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, December 15. (USA) (NYSE:BCE) rating on Tuesday, July 19.

Among 29 analysts covering U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. U.S. Bancorp has a twelve month low of $48.77 and a twelve month high of $56.61. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that U.S. Bancorp will post 3.43 earnings per share for the current year. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $5400 target. As per Wednesday, November 16, the company rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray. U.S. Bancorp had a net margin of 28.23% and a return on equity of 13.82%. Nomura raised their target price on U.S. Bancorp from $55.00 to $57.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. UBS initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, January 11 report. Robert W. Baird reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of U.S. Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Bancorp Of Nova Scotia holds 0.1% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) or 357,384 shares. (NYSE:TSS) were recently published by: ", which released: "Total System Services" (TSS) CEO Troy Woods on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call ..." on October 26, 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.91 in 2017Q1.

Finding out how much of a company's total shares outstanding are held by institutional investors, specifically, is quite useful - to any investor out there. 93 funds opened positions while 362 raised stakes. In third place is BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC with 85,063,167 shares held. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 5.35M shares stake. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $54.19. Massachusetts-based Crestwood Advsr Lc has invested 0.02% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). 10,746 were accumulated by Westpac Bk. Eaton Vance Management holds 110,984 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.84 EPS. equities analysts expect that U.S. Bancorp will post 3.43 earnings per share for the current year.

Glenview Trust Co decreased its holdings in shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mngmt Grp Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Price T Rowe Md reported 28.93 million shares or 0.27% of all its holdings. MML Investors Services LLC grew its holdings in U.S. Bancorp by 12.0% during the 2nd quarter.

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