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U.S. Bancorp CEO: 'We had a good start to the year'

Andy Cecere, Chairman, President and CEO, U.S. Bancorp said, "As our financial results indicate, we had a good start to the year with momentum continuing across our lending and fee businesses. In the first quarter, our industry-leading returns on assets and equity were supported by solid loan growth, disciplined expense management and stable credit quality. Our balance sheet is strong and growing as evidenced by an 8.6% increase in our book value per share compared with a year ago. During the quarter, we returned 77 percent of our earnings to shareholders through dividends and share buybacks. We are pleased with our results this quarter and remain focused on the long-term success of this company - and the disciplined investment in people and technology that will drive that success. We are launching a number of digital initiatives combining the best of technology and innovation to help make our customers' financial lives simpler and more productive. I would like to thank our employees for all they do to create value for our customers, communities and shareholders."

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Jefferies analyst Steven DeSanctis is "very surprised" by last week's Federal Reserve's decision taking rate hikes completely off table in 2019. The "shocking" Fed meeting means lower rates for longer, which is not good for Financials, DeSanctis tells investors in a research note. A "lack of catalysts and weaker earnings growth" going forward for the entire sector, not just banks, means an Underweight rating on the space makes sense, says the analyst. As such, he downgraded his rating on the Financial sector to Underweight from Market Weight. Publicly traded companies in the space include Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC).
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Odeon's Bove says buy SunTrust, Midwest banks after deal announcement
Odeon analyst Dick Bove recommends investors buy shares of SunTrust (STI) following the company's announcement of an agreement to merge with BB&T (BBT), stating that the deal is expected to be accretive by 2021, but likely to be dilutive before this time. He also thinks investors should consider buying a group of Midwestern banks, as the deal puts "significant pressure" on those banks to merge. Banks such as Fifth Third (FITB) and KeyCorp (KEY) "need to join forces," while PNC (PNC) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) "need to buy more scale," Bove stated in his research note.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Autohome (ATHM) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Binbin Ding saying he expects the company to see weakened pricing power amid a "challenging" market environment. 2. Vale (VALE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC and Jefferies, to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie, and to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital. 3. Amgen (AMGN) downgraded to In Line from Outperform at Evercore ISI with analyst Umer Raffat citing increased biosimilar competition and an imminent court decision on Enbrel patents with Sandoz. 4. Dynagas LNG (DLNG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley FBR with analyst Liam Burke saying the company "significantly" reduced its cash distribution in order to strengthen its balance sheet. 5. SunTrust (STI) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) were downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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U.S. Bancorp downgraded to Neutral following recent rally at Baird
As reported previously, Baird analyst David George downgraded U.S. Bancorp to Neutral from Outperform. The analyst cited its recent rally and outperformance of the banking index relative to the market. He said the risk/reward is now more balanced and noted that the stock trades at a slight premium to peers. George maintained his $55 price target on U.S. Bancorp shares.

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