What Are Analysts Opinions On The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

Shares of Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) have received a consensus rating of "Buy" from the eighteen research firms that are presently covering the company.

So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 3 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 3 stands on similar situation; while 7 for the current month as compared to 7 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $39.68.

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Barclays Capital. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) belongs to the Financial sector with an industry focus on Investment Brokerage - National, with Mr. Walter W. Bettinger II as Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director.

The Charles Schwab Corporation closed its last trading session at $42.25 with the loss of -4.28%.

The Charles Schwab Corporation has a 50 day moving average of 41.50 and a 200 day moving average of 36.99. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 2.1 Billion and 2.03 Billion respectively.

The company has PEG ratio of 1.52 and price to cash ratio of 4.95.

The Charles Schwab Corporation is now showing 22.1% EPS growth this year.

For the next year first quarter, analysts predicted EPS estimates trend of $0.39 which would leave an impact on the stock performance in coming months. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 14.7 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 9.8 percent. Beta value of the stock is marked at 1.66. EPS is the computation of income belonging to single share of stock. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.6% compared to the same quarter past year. Analysts predict that Charles Schwab Corp will post $1.60 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 10th were issued a dividend of $0.08 per share. On a year-over-year basis, that compares with an EPS comp of $0.29. Currently, The Charles Schwab Corporation net profit margin for the 12 months is at 24.71%.

The latest Insider trade was made on 12 Mar 2017 where Chandoha (Marie A) Officer did a transaction type "Buy" in which 8903 shares were traded at a price of $25.86. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.50, for a total transaction of $274,789.50. It improved, as 52 investors sold Charles Schwab Corp shares while 266 reduced holdings. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last five years, the company's full-year sales raise remained over 9.20% a year on average and the company's earnings per share moved up by an average rate of 13.20%. Company insiders own 12.60% of the company's stock.

Institutional investors now hold around $42.44 billion or 79.1% in SCHW stock. State Street Corp raised its position in Charles Schwab Corp by 7.3% in the fourth quarter. In this case, shares are 10.86% higher from $50.84, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on November 04, 2016, and are keeping their losses at 4.41% for the past six months. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its position in Charles Schwab Corp by 3.1% in the third quarter.

These are 1 Hold Rating, 14 Buy Ratings. The New Jersey-based Princeton Port Strategies Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.78% in Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW).

On 7/24/2014 Charles Schwab Corp announced a quarterly dividend of $0.06 0.87% with an ex dividend date of 8/6/2014 which will be payable on 8/22/2014. According to a piece that hit the wires on Nov 22, 2016, researchers at Citigroup reconsidered their prior rating on the stock, and upped it from Neutral Perform to Buy.

  • Zachary Reyes