Last week, the Federal Reserve reported that 17 of the nation's 18 largest banks passed this year's round of stress tests. Among those making the grade was U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). The question this week, set to be answered on Thursday, is whether the Fed will allow U.S. Bancorp to return more capital to shareholders by means of a higher dividend and/or share buyback program. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor John Maxfield discusses why he thinks the chances of this are good.
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- Mar 13, 2013 at 4:08PM