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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW

Friday February 24th 2017: The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Investment Brokerage – National in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW  has a market cap of 50169.73. Since its IPO date on the 6/30/1989, The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW performance year to date is -4.72%. Today The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW has gained 1.07%, with a current price of 37.93.

Ownership of the company is 12.34% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 20.50%. Return of assets are at 0.80%, with return on investment at 1.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.21. While Total debt/equity is 12.2. With a profit margin of 22.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 97.80%, and operating margin of 39.20%. The Charles Schwab Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW has seen a EPS growth of 27.30%. A performance for the year of 31.77%. The 52-week high is -13.10%, and the 52-week low is 60.21%. The average volume for The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW is 3739590.

With a target price of 46.13, can The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Charles Schwab Corporation, SCHW. The Charles Schwab Corporation has a P/E of 28.69 and a forward P/E of 19.29. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.44. The Charles Schwab Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.56 and 3.66 respectively. For P/cash, The Charles Schwab Corporation has a value of 4.63, while it is 27.42 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 37.93, The Charles Schwab Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.85%. We see a return on equity of 13.40%.

Looking more long-term The Charles Schwab Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 19.94%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.47% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 27.30% for this year and for the last five years a 13.20% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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