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|U.S. Department of the Treasury to Receive $82.5 Million Dividend PaymentMINNEAPOLIS, Apr 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The board of directors of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) has declared a
quarterly cash dividend of $82,487,500, or $12.50 per share, on its
Series E Fixed-Rate Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. This preferred
dividend is payable on May 15, 2009, to the shareholder of record as of
April 30, 2009. This is the second quarterly dividend payment to the
U.S. Department of the Treasury, the shareholder of record, on the
preferred stock issued to it by U.S. Bancorp under the Capital Purchase
Program of the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
U.S. Bancorp, with $264 billion in assets, is the parent company of U.S.
Bank, the 6th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company
operates 2,847 banking offices and 5,183 ATMs in 24 states, and provides
a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
Steve Dale (Media), 612-303-0784
Judith T. Murphy (Analysts), 612-303-0783
|"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding U.S. Bancorp's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.|