What Wall Street Has to Say about Charles Schwab



Change in SCHW’s ratings

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) was covered by 20 analysts in February 2018, of whom six suggested a “hold” and one recommended a “sell.” However, five analysts had “buy” ratings, and eight had “strong buy” ratings.

Of the 20 analysts who tracked Charles Schwab in January 2018, seven suggested a “hold” and five recommended a “buy.” The remaining eight analysts had “strong buy” ratings for SCHW.

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Competitor analysis

LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA) was covered by 11 analysts in February 2018, and one suggested a “buy” while five recommended a “hold.” However, another five had “strong buy” ratings. Of the 11 analysts who covered LPLA in December 2017, four suggested a “hold,” one suggested a “strong sell,” and one had a “buy” rating. However, five analysts recommended a “strong buy.”

Charles Schwab’s competitor (XLF), Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK), was covered by 20 analysts in February 2018. Ten suggested a “hold,” and three recommended a “strong sell.” Another three analysts recommended a “buy,” and four suggested a “strong buy.”

Morgan Stanley (MS) was covered by 28 analysts in February 2018. Nine had “hold” ratings, and one recommended a “sell.” Six analysts have “buy” ratings, and 12 recommended a “strong buy.”


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