The Charles Schwab Corporation ( SCHW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SCHW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $50.79, the dividend yield is 1.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCHW was $50.79, representing a -15.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.22 and a 33.45% increase over the 52 week low of $38.06.
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 $1.98. Zacks Investment Research reports SCHW's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 48.04%, compared to an industry average of 38.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SCHW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCHW as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
- Vanguard Financials ETF ( VFH )
- VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 5.4% over the last 100 days. KCE has the highest percent weighting of SCHW at 1.93%.