The The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) shares are trading at higher $33.39 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. The current analyst price target stands at $39.38.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $51.65 and the low is $28.00. Over the last 52 weeks, SCHW is down -35.35% while the S&P 500 is up 0.55%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, SCHW reported a profit of $1.16 billion. The Charles Schwab Corporation also saw revenues increase to $2.62 billion. In addition, SCHW has free cash flow of $9.96 billion as of 03-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at $1.44 billion which compares well with its peers.
SCHW booked profit margins of 29.20%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 16.90%, and its Return on Assets is 1.10%. All told, it is clear that, SCHW needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. SCHW has a short ratio of 6.44 and outstanding shares of 1.29B.
SCHW has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 16.78 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 2.57. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as SCHW has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, The Charles Schwab Corporation SCHW has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, SCHW represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
The Charles Schwab Corporation SCHW is now commanding a market cap of 42.51B and a float of 1.15B. SCHW is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of SCHW stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in SCHW, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.