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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 30.41 (-1.49% today). The market cap for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 41200.96, 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 26.66, and a forward P/E of 21.14. Average volume for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 9947.41 and so far today it is 982852.

Performance in the last year for The Charles Schwab Corporation has been 2.19%. For EPS growth, The Charles Schwab Corporation has seen a growth of 7.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 16.43%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 22.00% over the last five years and could be 19.65% 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 5.32%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 7.05%.

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 -5.56%. With The Charles Schwab Corporation trading at 30.41, the dividend yield is 0.91%, and the EPS is 1.16.

So could The Charles Schwab Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 26.66. The PEG is 1.36, P/S is 5.86 and the P/B is at 3.19. The P/cash is 3.18, with P/free cash flow at 15.03.

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 77.80%. Outstanding shares are at 1334.66. While shares float is 1163.9. The float short is currently 1.75%, and short ratio is 2.04.

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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