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Is The Charles Schwab Corporation(NYSE: SCHW), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/30/1989. The Charles Schwab Corporation is in the Investment Brokerage – National industry and Financial sector. Average volume for The Charles Schwab Corporation, is 9539.04, and so far today it has a volume of 5580800. Performance year to date since the 6/30/1989 is -6.17%.

To help you determine whether The Charles Schwab Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 26.49 and forward P/E is 20.85. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Charles Schwab Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.35. P/S ratio is 5.78 and the P/B ratio is 3.17. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.13 and 14.8 respectively.

At the current price The Charles Schwab Corporation is trading at, 30.67 (-1.82% today), The Charles Schwab Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.91%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 21.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.16, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.93% after growing 7.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 22.40%, and 17.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1323, and the number of shares float is 1163.9. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 77.80%. The float short is 2.09%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.55. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.80%, and also a return on investment of 1.00%.

The ability for The Charles Schwab Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.22 and total debt/equity is 11.34. In terms of margins, The Charles Schwab Corporation has a gross margin of 97.90%, with its operating margin at 37.10%, and The Charles Schwab Corporation has a profit margin of 21.90%.

The 52 week high is -10.49%, with 43.28% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.18% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.39%.

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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