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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW)?

The company in question is, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) currently with a stock price of 30.49 (0.86% today). The market cap for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 39994.04, and is in the sector Financial, and Investment Brokerage – National industry. The target price for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 31.53. Currently The Charles Schwab Corporation is trading with a P/E of 26.33, and a forward P/E of 20.93. Average volume for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 9899.67 and so far today it is 5567200.

Performance in the last year for The Charles Schwab Corporation has been 3.48%. For EPS growth, The Charles Schwab Corporation has seen a growth of 7.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.28%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 22.00% over the last five years and could be 19.67% for the next five years. The Charles Schwab Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 17.00%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 22.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.13%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.91%.

Since the IPO date for The Charles Schwab Corporation on the 6/30/1989, The Charles Schwab Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -6.72%. With The Charles Schwab Corporation trading at 30.49, the dividend yield is 0.92%, and the EPS is 1.16.

So could The Charles Schwab Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.33. The PEG is 1.34, P/S is 5.69 and the P/B is at 3.15. The P/cash is 3.08, with P/free cash flow at 14.59.

The Charles Schwab Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.22, and total debt/equity at 11.34.

In terms of margins, The Charles Schwab Corporation has a gross margin of 97.90%, an operating margin of 37.10% and a profit margin of 21.90%.Payout ratio for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 21.30%. Return on assets come to 0.80% with return on investment coming to 1.00%.

Insider ownership for The Charles Schwab Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 77.90%. Outstanding shares are at 1311.71. While shares float is 1163.9. The float short is currently 1.69%, and short ratio is 1.99.

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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