Charles Schwab Corporation Common Stock ($SCHW) Cautious Buy or Hold to $60 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Charles Schwab Corporation Common Stock
Stock ticker SCHW
Live stock price [stckqut]SCHW[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair


Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor


Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $45.71
Target stock price (averages with growth) $83.3
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $71.77
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $57.66

The following company description is from Reuters:

The Charles Schwab Corporation (CSC), incorporated on November 25, 1986, is a savings and loan holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services. The Company provides financial services to individuals and institutional clients through two segments: Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services and other corporate brokerage services. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services as well as retirement business services. The Company's subsidiaries include Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Schwab), which is a securities broker-dealer with over 335 domestic branch offices in 46 states, as well as a branch in each of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and London, England, and serves clients in Hong Kong through one of the Company's subsidiaries, as of December 31, 2016; Charles Schwab Bank (Schwab Bank), which is a federal savings bank located in Nevada, and Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM), which is the investment advisor for Schwab's mutual funds referred to as the Schwab Funds, and Schwab's exchange-traded funds (ETFs), referred to as the Schwab ETFs.

The Company offers a range of products to address individuals' varying investment and financial needs. Its product offerings include brokerage, mutual funds, ETFs, advice solutions, banking and trust. Brokerage provides a range of brokerage accounts with cash management capabilities. Mutual funds offer third-party mutual funds through the Mutual Fund Marketplace, including no-transaction fee mutual funds through the Mutual Fund OneSource service, which also includes proprietary mutual funds, plus mutual fund trading and clearing services to broker-dealers. Exchange-traded funds provide an offering of ETFs, including various third-party ETFs available without a commission through Schwab ETF OneSource. Advice solutions offer managed portfolios of both third-party mutual funds and ETFs, separately managed accounts, customized personal advice for portfolios, and specialized planning and full-time portfolio management. Banking offers checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, first lien residential real estate mortgage loans (First Mortgages), home equity loans and lines of credit (HELOCs), and pledged asset lines (PALs). Trust offers trust custody services, personal trust reporting services, and administrative trustee services.


Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Charles Schwab Corporation Common Stock as long as the price is correct and the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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