EPS for U.S. Bancorp (USB) Expected At $0.94; Profile of 2 Analysts Covering Manitex International, Inc. (MNTX)

March 22, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Analysts expect U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) to report $0.94 EPS on April, 18.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 14.63% from last quarter’s $0.82 EPS. USB’s profit would be $1.55 billion giving it 13.98 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct. After having $0.88 EPS previously, U.S. Bancorp’s analysts see 6.82% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $52.55. About 6.88 million shares traded or 1.80% up from the average. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Manitex International (NASDAQ:MNTX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Manitex International had 8 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by Roth Capital. Seaport Global maintained it with “Buy” rating and $12.0 target in Wednesday, February 7 report. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1000 target in Wednesday, June 7 report. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 10 report. Roth Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7.50 target in Friday, March 11 report. The rating was downgraded by Roth Capital on Tuesday, November 7 to “Hold”. See Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTX) latest ratings:

07/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $12.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Roth Capital Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
07/11/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Hold Downgrade

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. The company has market cap of $86.75 billion. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. It has a 14.97 P/E ratio. The firm also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business firms, and charitable organizations.

Among 32 analysts covering U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. U.S. Bancorp had 84 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $46 target in Friday, October 7 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 20 by Rafferty. Nomura downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $55.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $58 target in Monday, October 9 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, June 8. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, January 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Tuesday, March 8. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 12. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $9.81 million activity. Kelligrew James B sold $1.10 million worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Friday, February 23. $1.35M worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) shares were sold by GODRIDGE LESLIE V. Parker P.W. had sold 98,485 shares worth $5.51M. Shares for $750,528 were sold by von Gillern Jeffry H.. $1.10M worth of stock was sold by Elmore John R. on Friday, February 23.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 61 investors sold U.S. Bancorp shares while 441 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 368 raised stakes. 1.20 billion shares or 1.15% less from 1.21 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kings Point Management holds 0.12% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) or 10,278 shares. Envestnet Asset holds 256,268 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring invested in 0.56% or 951,301 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Co has invested 0.25% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). 48,200 were accumulated by Plancorp Limited Liability. Van Strum Towne stated it has 4,084 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Essex Fincl Inc holds 1.5% or 113,636 shares. Global X Lc reported 20,695 shares. Caprock Group has 0.91% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). The New York-based Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al has invested 0.01% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). New Jersey-based Bessemer Grp has invested 0.9% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Lincoln National Corporation accumulated 0.05% or 23,395 shares. King Luther Mgmt reported 2.92 million shares. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Group Incorporated Limited Liability Com invested in 0.03% or 57,077 shares.

Manitex International, Inc. provides engineered lifting and loading products worldwide. The company has market cap of $180.47 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Lifting Equipment, ASV, and Equipment Distribution divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Lifting Equipment segment designs, makes, and distributes boom trucks and crane products that are used for industrial projects and energy exploration, as well as for roads, bridges, and residential and commercial construction; and specialized rough terrain cranes and material handling products for the construction, municipality, and railroad industries, as well as truck-mounted aerial platforms and sign cranes.

The stock increased 1.68% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $10.9. About 59,763 shares traded. Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTX) has risen 8.39% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.31% the S&P500.

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