What Are USB’s Key Growth Drivers?
U.S. Bancorp’s (USB) revenue net of interest expense grew 5% and 4% in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
Travelers Companies’ (TRV) revenue rose 3% in 2016 and 5% in the first nine months of 2017.
BB&T’s (BBT) revenue net of interest expense grew 12% and 5% in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
Fifth Third Bancorp has an impressive free cash flow position.
The PNC Financial Services Group’s (PNC) revenue net of interest expense remained flat in 2016 and grew 8% in 2017.
Bank of America’s dividend yield of 1.5% and PE of 20.6x compares to a sector average dividend yield of 2% and PE of 20.7x.
JetBlue Airways’ (JBLU) operating revenue grew 3% and 5% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
American Airlines Group’s (AAL) operating revenue fell 2% in 2016 before gaining 4% in 9M17.
Alaska Air Group’s (ALK) operating revenue grew 6% and 35% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively.
Southwest Airlines’ (LUV) operating revenue grew 3% and 4% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. The holiday season was included in 2016.
Sinclair Broadcast Group’s (SBGI) revenue grew 23% in 2016 and 3% in 9M17. In 2016, it acquired several television stations and the Tennis Channel.
AT&T’s cost of revenue rose 15% in 2016 before decreasing 1% in 9M17. That led to a 9% growth in gross profit for 2016 before falling 4% in 9M17.
Comcast’s (CMCSA) revenue grew 8% and 5% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. The broadcast of the Rio Olympics in 3Q16 drove the 2016 numbers.
Walmart’s (WMT) revenue grew 3% in the first nine months of fiscal 2018. Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club drove sales, offset by Walmart International.
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Consumer Staples Select Index sales, earnings, and dividends have grown at a CAGR[1. Compound annual growth rate] of 2.3%, 2.9%, and 7.4%, respectively, between 2012 and 2017.
Utilities Select Index sales, earnings, and dividends have grown at a CAGR[1. Compound annual growth rate] of 1.9%, 1.7%, and 3.6%, respectively, between 2012 and 2017.
The sector has seen the weakest growth in its top and bottom lines due to uncertainty in terms of sector reforms.