Posts Tagged ‘US Bancorp (USB)’

Warren Buffett and Lou Simpson Are Bullish On These Stocks

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Lou Simpson, a former understudy of Warren Buffett, is the manager of SQ Advisors. Simpson has enjoyed great success running GEICO, returning an average......(read more)

Exploring How 1 Bank Makes Its Money

PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC)
Source: Tax Credits. Many investors shy away from investing in banks because they seem too complex or too difficult to understand, as they often have......(read more)

Big Bank Stocks: Why Risky Bankers Get Fired (and Conservative Ones Don’t)

Jamie Dimon
Risk is cool and sexy. It’s also what destroys financial institutions and gets executives fired. At the end of last week, I wrote an article about......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC): BB&T Corporation (BBT)’s Efficiency Ratio Is Up, Should Shareholders Be Concerned?

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT)
There are two ways a bank can cannibalize revenue and, by implication, shareholder return: They can underwrite bad loans and/or operate inefficiently &#......(read more)

Citigroup Inc. (C), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), U.S. Bancorp (USB) – Big Banks vs. Baby Banks: Which Would You Buy?

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Motley Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer sits down with Rick Engdahl for a side-of-desk interview about banks. Are they really that hard to understand? Can......(read more)

U.S. Bancorp (USB), PNC Financial Services (PNC): Two Super-Regional Banks to Watch

PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC)
Motley Fool analyst Matt Koppenheffer sits down with Rick Engdahl for a side-of-desk interview about banks. Are they really that hard to understand? Can......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Citigroup Inc. (C): 2 Reasons U.S. Bancorp (USB) Is So Ridiculously Successful

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
Source: Wikimedia Commons. There are good banks. There are great banks. And then there’s U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), the nation’s largest regional......(read more)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): This Is Why Bank of America Corp (BAC) Lags Its Peers

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)
If you own shares of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), then it’s likely you’ve wondered why it always seems to be so far behind its nearest......(read more)

Billionaire Ken Griffin Thinks Apple Inc. (AAPL) Is Cheap. What About His Other Picks?

CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP
Many investors and market watchers claim that quarterly 13Fs from hedge funds are of limited use to mom-and-pop traders. However, we have done extensive......(read more)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC), BB&T Corporation (BBT): JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM)’s Impressive Accomplishment

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)
Most investors know JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) is a well-run bank — recent setbacks aside. But gauging precisely how well-run it is can......(read more)

Northstar Realty Finance Corp. (NRF), U.S. Bancorp (USB): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 25% Per Year

Northstar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF)
Dividend investors would be wise to focus not just on a stock’s current yield but also on the long-term growth potential of its dividends. That&#......(read more)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), BB&T Corporation (BBT): Five Important Charts About Banks

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)
The nation’s banks are headed in the right direction. Earlier today, the FDIC released its quarterly banking profile, a comprehensive look at the......(read more)

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), U.S. Bancorp (USB): One Stock Crushing the Competition but Overlooked by Investors

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)
Over the past several years, Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) has transformed from a credit card juggernaut to a more traditional bank. If you&#......(read more)

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), U.S. Bancorp (USB): Winning Bank Stock Criteria

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Investors seeking premier Main Street banking stocks with excellent long-term income and capital appreciation prospects, without the Wall Street razzle......(read more)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Citigroup Inc. (C) & JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Lead The Most Popular Financial Stocks In The Hedge Fund Industry

APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP
There are a number of things we look for when hedge funds and other major investors release their quarterly 13F filings. Of course, any new picks from......(read more)

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America Corp (BAC): Mortgage Rates Are Surging, and It Cost These People Their Jobs

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With the refinancing boom waning as interest rates rise, Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) recently announced that it will cut 2,300 jobs in its mortgage......(read more)

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), U.S. Bancorp (USB), People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT): Why a 7.4% Unemployment Rate Is a Bad Sign for Your Investments

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Have you read the jobs report published by the Department of Labor Statistics earlier this month? If you haven’t, you should. And if you have, you......(read more)

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), PNC Financial Services (PNC): One Number You Shouldn’t Ignore

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)
A quick check of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)‘s top-line revenue reveals a dramatic change from the second quarter of 2012 to the second......(read more)

Citigroup Inc. (C), Bank of America Corp (BAC), PNC Financial Services (PNC), U.S. Bancorp (USB): There’s More to Bank Capital Than Meets the Eye

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If you were to hone in on the capital positions of the nation’s six biggest banks, you’d likely notice an interesting anomaly. That is, the......(read more)

Visa Inc (V), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), BB&T Corporation (BBT): These Financial-Services Companies Are Poised to Grow

Visa Inc (NYSE:V)
Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some financial stocks to your......(read more)

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), U.S. Bancorp (USB), Citigroup Inc. (C): If You Hate Bank of America Corp (BAC), Then Buy Its Stock!

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)
If Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) were a senior in high school, it wouldn’t be selected as the most popular member of its graduating class. The......(read more)

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), PNC Financial Services (PNC), U.S. Bancorp (USB): The Reason Behind 1 Bank’s Massive Margins

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)
Ask any investor to name key ratios and metrics for evaluating a bank, and you’ll probably find net interest margin on his or her list. Net interest......(read more)

Warren Buffett Is Bullish on General Motors Company (GM) and Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU)

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is one of the most closely followed investors in the market due to its remarkable track record and its long-term......(read more)

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), U.S. Bancorp (USB): Increased Regulation Harms Big Bank Bottom-Lines and You

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The government’s strict regulation of banks provides both a blessing and a curse. On the plus side, regulation helps prevent corrupt practices that......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Mobile and Beyond: How Banks Are Catering to Tech-Savvy Customers

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)
Technology has become an integral part of daily life for most people. And with greater technological capabilities comes steeper demands from users. With......(read more)
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