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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 No Debt
SCHW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. SCHW: No Debt )
SCHW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.24   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage 20.74
SCHW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.11 vs. SCHW: 20.74 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 20.74
Current: 20.74

0.19
20.74
WACC vs ROIC
11.30%
119.62%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 34.94
SCHW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. SCHW: 34.94 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 39.25
Current: 34.94

4.12
39.25
Net-margin (%) 21.82
SCHW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. SCHW: 21.82 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.66   Max: 48.2
Current: 21.82

2.66
48.2
ROE (%) 14.71
SCHW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. SCHW: 14.71 )
SCHW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.67   Max: 55.08
Current: 14.71

2.67
55.08
ROA (%) 1.10
SCHW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SCHW: 1.10 )
SCHW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.27
Current: 1.1

0.27
5.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 300.57
SCHW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 132.00 vs. SCHW: 300.57 )
SCHW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.16   Max: 535.44
Current: 300.57

16.16
535.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
SCHW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SCHW: 6.30 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30
Current: 6.3

0
30
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
SCHW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SCHW: 11.80 )
SCHW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.8
Current: 11.8

0
36.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.10
SCHW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SCHW: 11.10 )
SCHW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.7   Max: 73.2
Current: 11.1

-43.7
73.2
» SCHW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SCHW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 8,130 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 161,971 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)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Rolfe Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 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%)
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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%)
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Q2 2014

SCHW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Heebner 1,060,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 1,082,990 sh (+1387.62%)
Chuck Royce 129,556 sh (+19.57%)
Glenn Greenberg 8,347,280 sh (+15.79%)
Ron Baron 8,379,471 sh (+7.84%)
Murray Stahl 28,860 sh (+5.08%)
Lou Simpson 6,272,954 sh (+3.37%)
Dodge & Cox 90,836,867 sh (+1.26%)
Tom Gayner 1,057,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 86,610 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 63,057,255 sh (-2.75%)
Frank Sands 42,340,080 sh (-3.92%)
Chris Davis 19,838,885 sh (-4.57%)
Mario Gabelli 100,000 sh (-4.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 230,200 sh (-32.91%)
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Q3 2014

SCHW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Pioneer Investments 1,613,383 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 485,700 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 352,900 sh (+53.3%)
Caxton Associates 1,596,290 sh (+47.4%)
Lou Simpson 6,661,439 sh (+6.19%)
Frank Sands 43,010,543 sh (+1.58%)
Dodge & Cox 91,884,964 sh (+1.15%)
Ron Baron 8,446,814 sh (+0.8%)
Tom Gayner 1,057,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 900 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 100,000 sh (unchged)
Glenn Greenberg 8,344,052 sh (-0.04%)
PRIMECAP Management 62,902,936 sh (-0.24%)
Chris Davis 19,690,957 sh (-0.75%)
Bill Frels 83,322 sh (-3.8%)
Murray Stahl 27,593 sh (-4.39%)
Chuck Royce 112,156 sh (-13.43%)
Ken Heebner 850,000 sh (-19.81%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with 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 2014-09-30 Add 6.19%0.44%$27.09 - $30.78 $ 26.32-7%6661439
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 Reduce -19.81%0.15%$27.09 - $30.78 $ 26.32-7%850000
Glenn Greenberg 2014-06-30 Add 15.79%1.24%$24.81 - $27.9 $ 26.320%8347280
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 New Buy0.76%$24.81 - $27.9 $ 26.320%1060000
Lou Simpson 2014-06-30 Add 3.37%0.22%$24.81 - $27.9 $ 26.320%6272954
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.21%$24.81 - $27.9 $ 26.320%0
Frank Sands 2014-06-30 Reduce -3.92%0.12%$24.81 - $27.9 $ 26.320%42340080
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $24.81 - $27.9 $ 26.320%0
Lou Simpson 2014-03-31 Reduce -19.34%1.8%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 26.321%6068306
Glenn Greenberg 2014-03-31 Reduce -9.37%0.8%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 26.321%7208932
Robert Olstein 2014-03-31 Reduce -50.45%0.21%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 26.321%55000
Chris Davis 2014-03-31 Add 11.03%0.16%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 26.321%20789704
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$23.65 - $28.53 $ 26.321%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy$23.65 - $28.53 $ 26.321%11218
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Preferred stocks of Charles Schwab Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SCHWPRB0.005.62Deposit Shs Repr 6% Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series -B-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.60
SCHW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. SCHW: 27.60 )
SCHW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.86   Max: 57.7
Current: 27.6

8.86
57.7
Forward P/E 18.21
SCHW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 34.60 vs. SCHW: 18.21 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.10
SCHW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. SCHW: 27.10 )
SCHW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.47   Max: 51.18
Current: 27.1

11.47
51.18
P/S 5.60
SCHW's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. SCHW: 5.60 )
SCHW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 6.93
Current: 5.6

2.65
6.93
PFCF 29.70
SCHW's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 112.85 vs. SCHW: 29.70 )
SCHW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.77   Max: 608
Current: 29.7

5.77
608
POCF 23.00
SCHW's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 24.78 vs. SCHW: 23.00 )
SCHW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 176.63
Current: 23

5.37
176.63
EV-to-EBIT 16.05
SCHW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 27.56 vs. SCHW: 16.05 )
SCHW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -15   Max: 26.2
Current: 16.05

-15
26.2
PEG 1.37
SCHW's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCHW: 1.37 )
SCHW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 10.61
Current: 1.37

0.41
10.61
Shiller P/E 35.00
SCHW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 53.25 vs. SCHW: 35.00 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.97   Max: 56.09
Current: 35

9.97
56.09
Days Sales Outstanding 957.05
SCHW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 117.27 vs. SCHW: 957.05 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.03   Max: 1427.37
Current: 957.05

22.03
1427.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.90
SCHW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. SCHW: 0.90 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.9

0.44
2.23
Dividend Payout 0.26
SCHW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. SCHW: 0.26 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.26

0.08
0.63
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
SCHW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. SCHW: 0.90 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.9

0.44
2.23
Share Buyback Rate -2.30
SCHW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. SCHW: -2.30 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -4.7
Current: -2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
SCHW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. SCHW: 2.30 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 5.51
Current: 2.3

0.97
5.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
SCHW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SCHW: 1.20 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.2

0.54
2.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.40
SCHW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCHW: 1.40 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 27.13
Current: 1.4

0.61
27.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
SCHW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SCHW: 6.20 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 7370.3
Current: 6.2

3.8
7370.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.81
SCHW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. SCHW: 22.81 )
SCHW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.7   Max: 33.3
Current: 22.81

-10.7
33.3

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
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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 namely Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services to individual investors, retirement plan services, and corporate brokerage services. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services to independent investment advisors (IAs), and retirement business services to independent retirement plan advisors and recordkeepers whose plan assets are held at Schwab Bank. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services to individual investors. Through the Advisor Services segment, the Company provides custodial, trading, and support services to IAs. To attract and serve IAs, the Company has a dedicated sales force and service teams assigned to meet their needs. IAs who custody client accounts at Schwab may use proprietary software that provides them with up-to-date client account information, as well as trading capabilities. The Advisor Services website is the core platform for IAs to conduct daily business activities online with Schwab, including submitting and retrieving client account information and viewing news and market information. This platform provides IAs with a comprehensive suite of electronic and paper-based reporting capabilities. The Company offers online cashiering services, as well as internet-based eDocuments sites for both IAs and their clients that provide multi-year archiving of online statements, trade confirms and tax reports, along with document search capabilities. 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 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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