Featured Stock to See: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

Marco Green
December 7, 2017

Salem Inv Counselors owns 103,694 shares for 0.52% of their portfolio. NEXT Financial Group Inc's holdings in The Charles Schwab were worth $324,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. It improved, as 61 investors sold SCHW shares while 245 reduced holdings.

Over the past three months, E*TRADE Financial Corporation insiders have been net buyers, dumping a net of -92,975 shares. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on The Charles Schwab from $51.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Adirondack Trust Comm reported 360 shares stake. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.19% stake. Zions Bancorporation now owns 3,817 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $167,000 after buying an additional 3,585 shares during the period. Diligent Ltd Company holds 8,057 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio. Sadoff Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in The Charles Schwab by 1.1% during the third quarter. WealthTrust Arizona LLC now owns 2,466 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $106,000 after acquiring an additional 29 shares during the period.

A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Tuesday, October 10. The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, June 16. BidaskClub cut shares of The Charles Schwab from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Friday, September 8th.

On average, analysts expect that The Charles Schwab Corporation will report full year earnings of $1.62 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.58 to $1.64. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by Deutsche Bank. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has a 20-Day average volume of 5.93 Million. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Bernard J. Clark sold 75,244 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 27th. The company's previous year sales total was 1.97 Million. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 12.00% of the company's stock. The fund owned 6,300 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 3,500 shares during the period.

Continued low Sharpe ratio affects expected return of a security, now if compared with larger market index assets beta is 1.73.

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.41, compared to 0.36 reported in the same quarter a year ago. The Charles Schwab Corporation has a 52-week low of $37.16 and a 52-week high of $51.89.

E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) scores higher than The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) on 7 of the 13 measures compared between the two companies. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $0.35 earnings per share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.21 Billion for the current quarter.

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) for the current quarter. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.63%.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co". If you are accessing this report on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global copyright laws. According to today's trading volume The Charles Schwab Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business.

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