While bank stocks like Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Citigroup (NYSE:C) are climbing higher in 2013, shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) have lagged behind. Are investors better off allocating funds to the other banks that have been on a run, and ditching U.S. Bancorp?

In this video, Motley Fool banking analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer give investors three reasons the Minneapolis-based bank may still be a great long-term holding.

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