Positive results

come in various forms - sustainable earnings, geographic expansion, technological advances, customer service, competitive advantages, shareholder return, innovative products and more. We delivered positive results on many fronts in 2006.

Corporate Profile

U.S. Bancorp, with total assets of $219 billion at year-end 2006, is a diversified financial holding company serving more than 14.2 million customers. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the sixth largest commercial bank in the U.S. U.S. Bank operates 2,472 banking offices in 24 states, primarily in the lower and upper Midwest and throughout the Southwest and Northwest, and conducts financial business in all 50 states.

Our company’s diverse business mix of products and services is provided through four major lines of business: Wholesale Banking, Payment Services, Wealth Management and Consumer Banking. Detailed information about these businesses can be found throughout this report. U.S. Bancorp is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. U.S. Bancorp employs approximately 50,000 people.

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