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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 9999, and so far today it has a volume of 7555200. Performance year to date since the 6/30/1989 is -5.22%.

To help you determine whether The Charles Schwab Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 26.75 and forward P/E is 21.26. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Charles Schwab Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.36. P/S ratio is 5.75 and the P/B ratio is 3.2. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.11 and 14.73 respectively.

At the current price The Charles Schwab Corporation is trading at, 30.98 (-1.53% today), The Charles Schwab Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.90%, 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 16.28% 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 1303.34, and the number of shares float is 1163.9. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 77.90%. The float short is 1.75%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.03. 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 -9.59%, with 44.72% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 9.82% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.79%.

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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