The Charles Schwab Corporation ( SCHW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SCHW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30.77% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCHW was $44.74, representing a -25.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.22 and a 18.27% increase over the 52 week low of $37.83.
SCHW is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ( GS ) and Morgan Stanley ( MS ). SCHW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.45. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHW's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 14.59%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SCHW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCHW as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF ( IAI )
- ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ETF ( TETF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IAI with an decrease of -5.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SCHW at 8.86%.
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