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U.s. Bancorp (USB) [hlAlert]

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Buy USB
up 36.56 %

U.s. Bancorp (USB) rated Buy

Posted on: Sunday,  Feb 3, 2008  10:33 PM ET by Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings

Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings rated Buy U.s. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) on 01/01/2008, when the stock price was $31.18.
Since then, U.s. Bancorp has gained 36.56% as of 01/14/2016's recent price of $42.58.
If you would have followed this Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Top Holdings's recommendation on USB, you would have gained 36.56% of your investment in 2935 days.

U.S. Bancorp operates as a financial holding company and a bank holding company. U.S. Bancorp provides a range of financial services, including lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange, and trust and investment management services. It also engages in credit card services, merchant and Automated Teller Machine (ATM) processing, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and leasing. U.S. Bancorp?s banking subsidiaries are engaged in the general banking business, principally in domestic markets. The subsidiaries provide a range of products and services to individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities and other financial institutions. The Company operates in five segments: Wholesale Banking, Consumer Banking, Wealth Management & Securities Services, Payment Services, and Treasury and Corporate Support. On November 21, 2008, the Company acquired the banking operations of Downey Savings & Loan Association, F.A. and PFF Bank & Trust.

Known as "the Oracle of Omaha", Warren Buffett is Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and perhaps the greatest investor of all time. His wealth fluctuates with the performance of the market, but for the last few years he has been reported to be worth over $40 billion, making him the second richest man in the world. Buffett is a value investor. His company Berkshire Hathaway is basically a holding company for his investments. Last year 2007, Berkshire trounced the S&P's 3.5 percent advance with a gain of 28.7 percent, its best year since 1998. The following is the current Berkshire Hathaway's top holdings. We'll track the holdings that represent more than 1% of the Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio and added together represent about 90% of the portfolio.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
1/1/2008 4:00 PM Buy
1 year
31.18
as of 12/24/2008
1 Week up  1.98 %
1 Month up  26.55 %
3 Months up  29.57 %
1 YTD down  -42.25 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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