A Closer Look At Fundamentals: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Tue 16 Jul (In 91 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.68 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.69 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 41.50%, a profit margin of 30.30% and a gross margin of 92.20%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Most recently, on February 20th, 2019, UBS Downgrade a Sell rating. Before that, on November 30th, 2018, Goldman Initiated to Buy. Citigroup Upgrade a Neutral rating on November 26th, 2018, UBS Downgrade an Neutral rating on November 19th, 2018, and Raymond James Upgrade a Outperform rating on October 30th, 2018.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 1.34B shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 61.36B. In the last trading day, 6,162,385 shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 6.77M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $1.21 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +2.72% and a moving average of 44.91. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$0.08 (which is -0.17%) and the stock’s moving average was 43.91. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of SCHW changed by -$1.54 (which is -3.26%) and demonstrated a moving average of 44.91.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 59.36%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 78.12% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 73.83%. Using a similar metric, The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 62.37% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 79.82% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 66.59%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.54 over the past 9 days, 0.93 over the past two weeks, and 1.43 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $45.66 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $60.22 and a low of $37.83. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

The Vanguard Group Inc purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 88,231,320 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 1,478,578 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 6.62% stake in The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) experienced a high price of $45.77 and low point of $45.16. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 45.66 per share, following a loss of -$45.03, or 1.40% during the full day.