Shares of U.S. Bancorp
slipped 2.25% to $60.08 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. U.S. Bancorp closed $2.92 below its 52-week high ($63.00), which the company reached on October 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Bank of America Corp.
rose 4.47% to $45.07, Citigroup Inc.
rose 0.77% to $70.80, and Wells Fargo & Co.
fell 1.61% to $45.31. Trading volume (8.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.1 M.