The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has made a 10.04% comeback from a 12-month low price of $37.83. It was seen 3.3% higher, changing the price to $41.63, when the closing bell rang on 7/16/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $40.9 and $42.14. This company shares are 9.3% off its target price of $45.5 and the current market capitalization stands at $54.48B. The recent change has given its price a -1.41% deficit over SMA 50 and -23.28% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 1.51% gains, -7.55% declines and -4.95% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found SCHW’s volatility during a week at 2.99% and during a month it has been found around 2.49%.

What Does The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “The Charles Schwab Corp. is a savings and loan holding company, which engages in the provision of wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, asset management, custody, and financial advisory services. It operates through the Investor Services and Advisor Services segments. The Investor Services segment includes retail brokerage and banking services to individual investors, and retirement plan services, as well as other corporate brokerage services, to businesses and their employees. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, retirement business, and support services as well as retirement business services, to independent registered investment advisors, independent retirement advisors, and recordkeepers. The company was founded by Charles R. Schwab in 1986 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/SCHW/profile under company description.]

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $43.25 billion or 80.9% in SCHW stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $3.64 billion in The Charles Schwab Corporation, which represents roughly 6.69% of the company’s market cap and approximately 8.43% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 83,939,866 shares of the stock are valued at $3.38 billion. The third largest holder is Price T Rowe Associates Inc /Md/, which currently holds $3.14 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.76% of its market capitalization.

The Charles Schwab Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 622 institutional holders increased their position in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) by some 71,100,937 shares, 416 decreased positions by 67,306,005 and 147 held positions by 934,779,217. That puts total institutional holdings at 1,073,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 141 new institutional investments totaling 13,848,560 shares while 81 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 6,026,202 shares.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The Charles Schwab Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Senior EVP Craig Jonathan M. has sold 3,740 shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) in the trading session dated Jul. 15, 2019. These shares are worth $150,348 and were traded at $40.2 each. The SEC filing shows that MCLIN STEPHEN T performed a sale of 4,356 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on May. 16, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $43.85 per share worth to an income of some $191,011 to the account of MCLIN STEPHEN T.

Chairman, 10% Owner, SCHWAB CHARLES R, sold 56,280 common shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 03, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $46.27, raking in a sum of $2,604,076. After this sale, 127,648,682 common shares of SCHW are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $5,314,000,000.

In the transaction dated May. 03, 2019, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; Ruffel Charles A. added a total of 2,500 shares at an average price of $46.1, amounting to approximately $115,250. The insider now directly owns 3,288 shares worth $136,879.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 8 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 7 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.42 average brokerage recommendation [T1].