Dividend Growth of The Charles Schwab Corporation(SCHW)

The Charles Schwab Corporation(SCHW) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.76% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.27. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.07. The Charles Schwab Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.11% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.32. The Charles Schwab Corporation(SCHW) formally announced its most recent dividend on January 30, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.08. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.32. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 0.76%. The Charles Schwab Corporation(SCHW) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.22 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.29. The Ex-Dividend amount last paid was $0.08 on February 8, 2017. The 5 year historical dividend growth of The Charles Schwab Corporation(SCHW) is at the rate of 2.39% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.38. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 1.45% or 0.61 points. After the session commenced at $42.08, the stock reached the higher end at $42.15 while it hit a low of $41.2442. With the volume soaring to 4,987,197 shares, the last trade was called at $41.55. The company has a 52-week high of $42.61. The company has a market cap of $55,082 million and there are 1,325,672,140 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $23. Shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation rose by 3.67% in the last five trading days and 1.3% for the last 4 weeks. The Charles Schwab Corporation is up 11.92% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 5.48%.

Currently the company Insiders own 12.6% of The Charles Schwab Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 78.34% of The Charles Schwab Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -29.49%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 14, 2017, Mark A Goldfarb (director) sold 15,688 shares at 40.94 per share price.On Feb 10, 2017, Charles R Schwab (Chairman) sold 1,047,300 shares at 30.25 per share price.On Jan 26, 2017, Marie A Chandoha (President – CSIM) sold 6,678 shares at 42.50 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Charles Schwab Corp was Reiterated by UBS on Feb 3, 2017 to Buy, Lowers Price Target to $ 44 from a previous price target of $45 .Company shares were Upgraded by SunTrust on Dec 19, 2016 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 44 from a previous price target of $33 .Charles Schwab Corp was Initiated by Keefe Bruyette on Dec 8, 2016 to Outperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $46.Charles Schwab Corp was Upgraded by Citigroup to Buy on Nov 22, 2016.

Charles Schwab Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 18, 2017. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.36. The company had revenue of $1972.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1988.57 million. The companys revenue was up 16.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.28 EPS.

Charles Schwab Corp. provides a full-service investing experience to customers through a clicks and mortar multi-dimensional, five channel offering of the Internet, branch offices, speech recognition, touch-tone telephone, e-mail and wireless technologies, multilingual and international services, and direct access to professionals day or night.


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