Charles Schwab (SCHW) declared total dividends of $0.27 per share in 2016. The company is expected to declare total dividends of $0.31 per share in 2017, an increase of 14.8% from the total dividends it declared in 2016. In October 2016, Charles Schwab declared quarterly dividends of $0.07 per share. However, in January 2017, the company declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share, an increase of 14.3% from the quarterly dividend declared in October 2016.
In April 2017, Charles Schwab declared quarterly dividends of $0.08 per share, which the company paid in May 2017. In July 2017, the company announced quarterly dividends of $0.08 per share, which it paid in August 2017.
Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) is expected to declare total dividends of $0.40 per share for 2017. However, Interactive Brokers Group has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share in July 2017, which will be paid on September 14, 2017.
Return on equity
On a trailing-12-month (or TTM) basis, Charles Schwab (SCHW) has managed to deliver a return of 13.3% on equity. In comparison, the return on equity for other brokerage giants (XLF) on a TTM basis are as follows: