The Charles Schwab Corporation [NYSE: SCHW] traded at a high on 02/12/20, posting a 0.25 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $47.79. The results of the trading session contributed to over 5073263 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of The Charles Schwab Corporation stands at 2.00% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.34%.

The market cap for SCHW stock reached $61.95 billion, with 1.30 billion shares outstanding and 1.15 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 10.17M shares, SCHW reached a trading volume of 5073263 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SCHW shares is $54.65 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SCHW stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Keefe Bruyette have made an estimate for The Charles Schwab Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on December 13, 2019. The new note on the price target was released on December 12, 2019, representing the official price target for The Charles Schwab Corporation stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Charles Schwab Corporation is set at 1.13, with the Price to Sales ratio for SCHW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.26. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.35, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 15.62. Price to Free Cash Flow for SCHW in the course of the last twelve months was 8.73.

How has SCHW stock performed recently?

The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.04. With this latest performance, SCHW shares dropped by -0.48% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 26.83% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 4.16% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for SCHW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.17, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.01 for The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 48.08, while it was recorded at 47.47 for the last single week of trading, and 43.13 for the last 200 days.

The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW] shares currently have an operating margin of +41.14 and a Gross Margin at +84.24. The Charles Schwab Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +31.43.

Return on Total Capital for SCHW is now 17.12, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 13.08. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 17.48, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.25. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 34.10. Additionally, SCHW Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 25.43, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.52. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 34.10, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 25.43.

Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.52 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.04.

Earnings analysis for The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Charles Schwab Corporation posted 0.69/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.66/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 4.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for SCHW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Charles Schwab Corporation go to 1.83%.

Insider trade positions for The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]

There are presently around $48,962 million, or 81.00% of SCHW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SCHW stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 91,644,610, which is approximately 10.085% of the company’s market cap and around 10.56% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 89,981,880 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.29 billion in SCHW stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $3.87 billion in SCHW stock with ownership of nearly -6.872% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in The Charles Schwab Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 541 institutional holders increased their position in The Charles Schwab Corporation [NYSE:SCHW] by around 77,453,502 shares. Additionally, 529 investors decreased positions by around 105,296,089 shares, while 135 investors held positions by with 844,344,167 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,027,093,758 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SCHW stock had 140 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,115,618 shares, while 100 institutional investors sold positions of 35,566,635 shares during the same period.