The Charles Schwab Corporation [NYSE: SCHW] loss -2.34% or -1.0 points to close at $41.82 with a heavy trading volume of 12192282 shares. It opened the trading session at $43.01, the shares rose to $43.27 and dropped to $41.32, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for SCHW points out that the company has recorded -14.20% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -49.36% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 13.47M shares, SCHW reached to a volume of 12192282 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $38.46 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 2.40. 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.
Wolfe Research have made an estimate for The Charles Schwab Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on June 08, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BofA/Merrill dropped their target price from $40 to $35. The new note on the price target was released on May 21, 2020, representing the official price target for The Charles Schwab Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while Compass Point analysts kept a Neutral rating on SCHW stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Charles Schwab Corporation is set at 1.72, with the Price to Sales ratio for SCHW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.29, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 54.63. Price to Free Cash Flow for SCHW in the course of the last twelve months was 2.57.
Trading performance analysis for SCHW stock
The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 14.54. With this latest performance, SCHW shares gained by 18.91% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -14.20% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -2.74% 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 67.13, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 72.24, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.36 for The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 35.70, while it was recorded at 40.59 for the last single week of trading, and 41.00 for the last 200 days.
The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
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 +82.28. The Charles Schwab Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +31.43.
Return on Total Capital for SCHW is now 16.90, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 13.07. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 17.47, 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 37.16. Additionally, SCHW Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 27.09, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.75. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 38.94, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 24.74.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW] managed to generate an average of $188,020 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.51 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.04.
The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Charles Schwab Corporation posted 0.66/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.65/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1.50%. 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 -3.80%.
An analysis of insider ownership at The Charles Schwab Corporation [SCHW]
There are presently around $47,572 million, or 87.40% of SCHW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SCHW stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 101,154,103, which is approximately 4.947% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 91,681,742 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.93 billion in SCHW stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $3.9 billion in SCHW stock with ownership of nearly 2.34% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Charles Schwab Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 527 institutional holders increased their position in The Charles Schwab Corporation [NYSE:SCHW] by around 135,026,777 shares. Additionally, 635 investors decreased positions by around 80,124,997 shares, while 119 investors held positions by with 895,833,770 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,110,985,544 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SCHW stock had 119 new institutional investments in for a total of 14,965,173 shares, while 197 institutional investors sold positions of 16,548,261 shares during the same period.