Brokerage fees

Two easy ways to invest

Self-directed brokerage clients have two investing options:

Trades placed online1

  • Stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETF)2 and closed-end funds: $4.95 per trade
  • 100 free online stock or ETF trades per year3 with a U.S. Bancorp Investments Self-Directed Brokerage Account enrolled in paperless document delivery and a U.S. Bank Platinum® Checking Package or U.S. Bank Gold® Checking Package4 – Checking accounts offered by our affiliate U.S. Bank
  • Options: $4.95 per trade plus $1 per contract
  • Mutual funds:
    • No load, no transaction fee funds5: $0
    • No load, transaction fee funds: $25 per transaction
    • Funds with sales loads: subject to applicable sales charges according to fund prospectus

Trades placed through Wealth Management Brokerage Services1

Call 800.888.4700, 24/7

  • Same commission rate listed under the trades placed online section, plus $25 for Brokerage Service Associate assistance

Additional fees

Fee type


Cash and stock extensions

$15 per occurrence

Wire transfers

$25 per transfer domestic

Returned checks

$25 per occurrence

Annual account fee6

$40 per account

Annual IRA fee

$40 per account

Certificate re-registration7

$45 minimum per issue

Certificate deposit/withdrawal

$45 per issue

Account transfers and IRA closeout fee

$75 per account

Bonds and government securities

Transactions where U.S. Bancorp Investments is acting as principal may include a markup or markdown (with no additional commission charge). Transactions in U.S. government securities, where U.S. Bancorp Investments acts as agent, carry a fee of $50 per transaction.

Load mutual funds/unit investment trusts/variable annuities

Subject to applicable sales charges and/or redemption fees as stated in the prospectus. Investors should consider an investment’s objectives, risks, charges, and expenses before investing. Please read the prospectus before investing. Minimum purchase requirements vary.

Foreign equities

A clearing fee of $75 will be added to the underlying base commission (Canadian issues excluded) for buy or sell transactions. Additional fees may apply for special or research items. Fees subject to change without prior notice.