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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.77
NYSE:SCHW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 3.77 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 27.52
Current: 3.77

0.95
27.52
Equity to Asset 0.08
NYSE:SCHW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 0.08 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.08

0.06
0.12
Interest Coverage 16.24
NYSE:SCHW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 16.24 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 16.24
Current: 16.24

0.19
16.24
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.33
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 31.38
NYSE:SCHW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.05 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 31.38 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 39.25
Current: 31.38

4.12
39.25
Net-margin (%) 19.71
NYSE:SCHW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 19.71 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.66   Max: 48.2
Current: 19.71

2.66
48.2
ROE (%) 10.32
NYSE:SCHW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 10.32 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 64.5
Current: 10.32

2.72
64.5
ROA (%) 0.75
NYSE:SCHW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 0.75 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.69
Current: 0.75

0.27
5.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 215.82
NYSE:SCHW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 141.27 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 215.82 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.73   Max: 306.81
Current: 215.82

16.73
306.81
Revenue Growth (%) 5.50
NYSE:SCHW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 5.50 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30
Current: 5.5

0
30
EBITDA Growth (%) 24.10
NYSE:SCHW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 24.10 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.8
Current: 24.1

0
36.8
EPS Growth (%) 27.10
NYSE:SCHW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 27.10 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.7   Max: 73.2
Current: 27.1

-43.7
73.2
» NYSE:SCHW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

SCHW Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Bill Frels 65,235 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 649,400 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 123,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 14,579 sh (New)
David Rolfe 7,135,138 sh (+13.84%)
Glenn Greenberg 9,363,034 sh (+6.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 71,035,703 sh (+4.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 285,000 sh (+0.56%)
Lou Simpson 7,307,325 sh (+0.08%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Meryl Witmer Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
Tom Gayner 1,026,816 sh (-1.37%)
Dodge & Cox 93,000,857 sh (-1.43%)
Chris Davis 19,100,783 sh (-2.41%)
Ron Baron 8,405,412 sh (-8.81%)
Mario Gabelli 210,000 sh (-14.29%)
Robert Olstein 299,000 sh (-25.25%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,741,763 sh (-29.12%)
RS Investment Management 955,800 sh (-40.5%)
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Q3 2013

SCHW Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Murray Stahl 15,881 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,000 sh (New)
Frank Sands 18,111,019 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 53,579 sh (+267.51%)
Bill Frels 84,300 sh (+29.23%)
Lou Simpson 7,505,881 sh (+2.72%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Chris Davis 19,080,202 sh (-0.11%)
Dodge & Cox 92,635,017 sh (-0.39%)
PRIMECAP Management 70,268,603 sh (-1.08%)
Ron Baron 8,302,792 sh (-1.22%)
Glenn Greenberg 9,209,792 sh (-1.64%)
Tom Gayner 1,003,719 sh (-2.25%)
Jeremy Grantham 270,200 sh (-5.19%)
Chuck Royce 99,156 sh (-19.78%)
Robert Olstein 210,000 sh (-29.77%)
David Rolfe 4,983,463 sh (-30.16%)
Jim Chanos 414,100 sh (-36.23%)
Mario Gabelli 118,000 sh (-43.81%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,680,171 sh (-70.74%)
» More
Q4 2013

SCHW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 161,971 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 8,130 sh (New)
Frank Sands 42,624,091 sh (+135.35%)
Jeremy Grantham 474,309 sh (+75.54%)
Murray Stahl 20,583 sh (+29.61%)
Jim Chanos 489,700 sh (+18.26%)
Bill Frels 85,550 sh (+1.48%)
Lou Simpson 7,523,342 sh (+0.23%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Rolfe Sold Out
Tom Gayner 999,700 sh (-0.4%)
Chris Davis 18,723,805 sh (-1.87%)
Ron Baron 8,124,412 sh (-2.15%)
Dodge & Cox 90,120,817 sh (-2.71%)
PRIMECAP Management 67,797,104 sh (-3.52%)
Mario Gabelli 110,000 sh (-6.78%)
Chuck Royce 92,356 sh (-6.86%)
Glenn Greenberg 7,954,268 sh (-13.63%)
Robert Olstein 111,000 sh (-47.14%)
Steven Cohen 24,434 sh (-54.4%)
» More
Q1 2014

SCHW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ray Dalio 11,218 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 72,800 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 27,466 sh (+33.44%)
Chuck Royce 108,356 sh (+17.32%)
Chris Davis 20,789,704 sh (+11.03%)
Tom Gayner 1,057,000 sh (+5.73%)
Frank Sands 44,068,090 sh (+3.39%)
Bill Frels 86,610 sh (+1.24%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 89,705,117 sh (-0.46%)
Ron Baron 7,770,570 sh (-4.36%)
PRIMECAP Management 64,839,573 sh (-4.36%)
Mario Gabelli 105,000 sh (-4.55%)
Glenn Greenberg 7,208,932 sh (-9.37%)
Lou Simpson 6,068,306 sh (-19.34%)
Jim Chanos 363,240 sh (-25.82%)
Jeremy Grantham 343,109 sh (-27.66%)
Steven Cohen 16,494 sh (-32.5%)
Robert Olstein 55,000 sh (-50.45%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:SCHW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lou Simpson 2014-03-31 Reduce -19.34%1.8%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 28.59%6068306
Glenn Greenberg 2014-03-31 Reduce -9.37%0.8%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 28.59%7208932
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 28.59%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy$23.65 - $28.53 $ 28.59%11218
Frank Sands 2013-12-31 Add 135.35%1.67%$20.57 - $25.74 $ 28.520%42624091
Glenn Greenberg 2013-12-31 Reduce -13.63%1.19%$20.57 - $25.74 $ 28.520%7954268
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$20.57 - $25.74 $ 28.520%8130
Frank Sands 2013-09-30 New Buy1.1%$20.74 - $22.69 $ 28.531%18111019
Lou Simpson 2013-09-30 Add 2.72%0.23%$20.74 - $22.69 $ 28.531%7505881
Glenn Greenberg 2013-09-30 Reduce -1.64%0.15%$20.74 - $22.69 $ 28.531%9209792
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -43.81%0.01%$20.74 - $22.69 $ 28.531%118000
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Preferred stocks of Charles Schwab Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SCHWPRB0.005.88Deposit Shs Repr 6% Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 32.20
NYSE:SCHW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 32.20 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.86   Max: 79.01
Current: 32.2

8.86
79.01
P/B 3.80
NYSE:SCHW's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 3.80 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 8.3
Current: 3.8

1.79
8.3
P/S 6.40
NYSE:SCHW's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 6.40 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 6.93
Current: 6.4

2.65
6.93
PFCF 19.90
NYSE:SCHW's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 141.14 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 19.90 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.77   Max: 1338
Current: 19.9

5.77
1338
EV-to-EBIT 16.69
NYSE:SCHW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.93 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 16.69 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1   Max: 43.2
Current: 16.69

1
43.2
PEG 2.70
NYSE:SCHW's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 2.70 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 10.61
Current: 2.7

0.41
10.61
Shiller P/E 35.90
NYSE:SCHW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 35.90 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.97   Max: 56.09
Current: 35.9

9.97
56.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.80
NYSE:SCHW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 0.80 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.8

0.35
2.23
Dividend Payout 0.28
NYSE:SCHW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 0.28 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.28

0.04
1.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
NYSE:SCHW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 0.80 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.8

0.35
2.23
Share Buyback Rate -2.70
NYSE:SCHW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NYSE:SCHW: -2.70 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -4.7
Current: -2.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.40
NYSE:SCHW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 4.40 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 23.75
Current: 4.4

2.28
23.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
NYSE:SCHW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.55 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 2.00 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 7.32
Current: 2

0.8
7.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
NYSE:SCHW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 1.50 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.92
Current: 1.5

0.37
3.92
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.90
NYSE:SCHW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 3.90 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 27.85
Current: 3.9

0.61
27.85
Price/Graham Number 2.30
NYSE:SCHW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 2.30 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 9.8
Current: 2.3

1.29
9.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.80
NYSE:SCHW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 5.80 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 7370.3
Current: 5.8

2.3
7370.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.58
NYSE:SCHW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. NYSE:SCHW: 10.58 )
NYSE:SCHW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 35.2
Current: 10.58

-9.2
35.2

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:PJC, SIEB, GHL, GS, SF » details
Traded in other countries:SWG.Germany
Charles Schwab Corp was incorporated in Delaware in 1986. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in securities brokerage, banking and related financial services. The Company provides financial services to individuals and institutional clients through two segments - Investor Services and Institutional Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services to individual investors. The Institutional Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services to independent investment advisors. The Institutional Services segment also provides retirement plan services, specialty brokerage services, and mutual fund clearing services, and supports the availability of Schwab proprietary mutual funds and collective trust funds on third-party platforms. Banking revenues and expenses are allocated to the Company's two segments based on which segment services the client. The Company evaluates the performance of its segments on a pre-tax basis, excluding items such as impairment charges on non-financial assets, discontinued operations, extraordinary items, and significant restructuring and other charges. On September 1, 2011, the Company completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of optionsXpress Holdings, Inc. (optionsXpress), an online brokerage firm primarily focused on equity option securities and futures. The optionsXpress brokerage platform provides active investors and traders trading tools, analytics and education to execute a variety of investment strategies.

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