U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank, posted a record net income of $1.47 billion, a 16 percent jump from $1.27 billion a year-earlier, Bloomberg reports. “Earnings included continued strong mortgage-banking activity, which contributed to our growth in fee income, residential real estate loans and loans held for sale,” said CEO Richard Davis.
The Star Tribune reports this is the 12th consecutive quarter that the Minneapolis-based lender has posted double-digit, year-over-year profit growth.
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