MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2006--U.S. Bancorp
(NYSE:USB) announced it has raised its prime lending rate to 7.50
percent from 7.25 percent, effective today, Tuesday, January 31, 2006,
at all U.S. Bank locations.
U.S. Bancorp last announced a change in its prime lending rate on
December 13, 2005, when it was increased 25 basis points to 7.25
U.S. Bancorp, with $209 billion in assets, is the 6th largest
financial holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,419 banking offices and 5,003 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. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com .
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp
Steve Dale, 612-303-0784 (Media)
Judy Murphy, 612-303-0783 (Analysts)
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp