Analyst Ratings for Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE:SCHW) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for SCHW last month.

14 analysts declared SCHW a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 3 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

SCHW was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 51, implying potential capital gains of 20.34 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital losses of 1.46 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.19 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.23 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.92 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 6 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SCHW has an estimated earnings growth rate of 7.47 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of SCHW is 3.81.

SCHW has a 52-week high of 44.10 and a 52-week low of 27.71. Currently the stock is 52.94 percent higher than its low, and 3.9 percent below the high. SCHW has a price/earnings ratio of 28.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SCHW value stock report compares SCHW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SCHW is $57.2 billion. SCHW is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.