Attached files

file filename
EX-99.1 - EX-99.1 - US BANCORP \DE\exhibit1.htm






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   March 14, 2013

U.S. Bancorp
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-6880 41-0255900
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota   55402
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   651-466-3000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

[  ]  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
[  ]  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
[  ]  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
[  ]  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On March 14, 2013, U.S. Bancorp announced that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System did not object to the capital actions included in its 2013 capital plan submitted as part of its 2013 Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review and that it will recommend in June that its board of directors approve an increase in the dividend rate on U.S. Bancorp common stock to $0.92 on an annualized basis, or $0.23 on a quarterly basis, beginning with the second quarter dividend payable in July 2013. U.S. Bancorp also announced that the board of directors had approved an authorization to repurchase up to $2.25 billion of its outstanding common stock. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Press release dated March 14, 2013


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    U.S. Bancorp
March 14, 2013   By:   /s/ James L. Chosy
        Name: James L. Chosy
        Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press release dated March 14, 2013