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.

Several price targets were given for SCHW by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 51, implying potential capital gains of 20.34 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, which equates to a potential downside of 1.46 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.23 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.92 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 6 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SCHW has an estimated earnings growth rate of 7.47 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SCHW has a PEG ratio of 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 P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.