Analyst’s Ratings : The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)

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The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) closed its last session at $52.4. The stock traded within a range of $50.90 and $52.61. The company operates in the Financial Services sector with a market capitalization of 68.54 Million. Trading volume for The Charles Schwab Corporation was 5.97 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has an average volume of 7.13 Million.

Company Profile

The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 340 offices and 10.5 million active brokerage accounts, 1.6 million corporate retirement plan participants, 1.2 million banking accounts, and $3.12 trillion in client assets as of August 31, 2017. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent etc.

Analyst Views

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) touched its 1-Year High price of $56.25 on 01/17/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $37.16 on 04/18/17.

EPS & Financials

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.44/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.41/Share by a difference of $0.03. This showed a surprise of 7.3% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 19 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.52/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.57/share and a low EPS of $0.48/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.35 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.42 Billion and 2.28 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has a 20-Day average volume of 8.55 Million. According to today’s trading volume The Charles Schwab Corporation is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 80.8 Percent. The return on assets stands at 0.9%, Return on Equity currently is 13.9% and the Return on Investment value is 1%.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) gross margin percentage stands at 96.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 37.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 22.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.84% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.17 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 17.05 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 2.01 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 37.6%. The return on invested capital is at 1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 26.38.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 17.05%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 2.01% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.