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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 28.15 (1.04% today). The market cap for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 36672.4, and is in the sector Financial, and Investment Brokerage – National industry. The target price for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 30.7. Currently The Charles Schwab Corporation is trading with a P/E of 25.26, and a forward P/E of 19.31. Average volume for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 9896.43 and so far today it is 2975679.

Performance in the last year for The Charles Schwab Corporation has been -20.27%. For EPS growth, The Charles Schwab Corporation has seen a growth of 7.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 17.03%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 22.00% over the last five years and could be 19.94% for the next five years. The Charles Schwab Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 16.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 34.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.86%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -1.56%.

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 -14.97%. With The Charles Schwab Corporation trading at 28.15, the dividend yield is 1.01%, and the EPS is 1.1.

So could The Charles Schwab Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 25.26. The PEG is 1.27, P/S is 5.43 and the P/B is at 2.99. The P/cash is 3.51, with P/free cash flow at 24.16.

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 0.23, and total debt/equity at 11.31.

In terms of margins, The Charles Schwab Corporation has a gross margin of 97.90%, an operating margin of 36.30% and a profit margin of 21.70%.Payout ratio for The Charles Schwab Corporation is 21.50%. 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 78.80%. Outstanding shares are at 1316.31. While shares float is 1162.58. The float short is currently 1.48%, and short ratio is 1.74.

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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