Charles Schwab stock: buy or sell

SCHW stock price: $65.02 0.39% At close on Mar 5th, 2021

Updated on:
Mar 7th, 2021


Charles Schwab stock brief

  • After marking new all-time highs on Friday, Charles Schwab closed at $65.02 merely moving a 0.39%
  • Last Monday broke out above its latest top at $61.84
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. published a buy rating for Charles Schwab last Thursday
  • The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, asset management, custody, and financial advisory services.

Should I buy Charles Schwab stock?

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Is $SCHW stock a buy?

In the current situation of Charles Schwab there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $SCHW will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Charles Schwab stock?

When you are a novel trader and you own stock shares with some profit, it's really hard to decide the correct moment to sell and get your benefits. Trading strategies give us the ability us to avoid impetuous decisions based on our emotions or the buzz that surrounds the market. When selling, as well as buying, detailed strategies are very easy to use but are only valid for selling stocks in your porfolio, not for selling short $SCHW stock

A golden rule is that you should not keep an investment that produces higher than expected losses upon the buy. The timing to sell your stock always has to be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Charles Schwab stock?

In the current situation of Charles Schwab there is not any eligible sell setup, so Charles Schwab stock holders with operations in green can keep their positions

Charles Schwab ratings

In the last month, 3 brokerage ratings were published for Charles Schwab. General sentiment is bullish, with 2 out of 3 posting optimistic forecasts

Charles Schwab analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Feb 10th, 2021
Morgan Stanley Buy
Feb 22nd, 2021
Wolfe Research
Mar 4th, 2021
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Buy

Charles Schwab stock analysis

Since in June 2020, Charles Schwab has been drawing an uptrend that by now marked a gorgeous 108.13%. During this uptrend, the price offered some buy points on the breakouts. Latest pullback was last January, when price bounced at $50.61. Charles Schwab broke out above $61.84 (its last top) last Monday. That breakout was a good buy point

$SCHW at All-time Highs

Charles Schwab did it again, and marked all-time highs (ATH) on Friday at $66.61. Stock rallied fast in the last 10 sessions, smashing new all-time highs 3 times

SMAs overview

SCHW stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

Price is at highs and there are not upper resistance levels.

The current support levels are:

  • S1: $61.84 (-4.89% below)
  • S2: $57.70 (-11.26% below)
  • S3: $55.81 (-14.16% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on February 24, the price has been corrected downwards by 0.63%

    SCHW stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 on February 25 after just crossing to the overbough zone for just one day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Friday was 67.98. Charles Schwab stock scarcely moved a 0.90% since then

    SCHW stock RSI chart

    Charles Schwab stock price history

    Charles Schwab started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $0.00 on Sep 1987. Since then, SCHW stock has risen by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on the IPO would have a value of $inf nowadays.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    SCHW stock price history chart

    Price target for Charles Schwab stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations issue their analysis forecasting how a particular stock will performance in the future.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions publish their price estimates based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these estimates follow the release of new financial data by the company, and many times. Again, these targets are not direct recommendations for small investors and should not be trusted blindly.

    There are 2 price forecasts posted for Charles Schwab that average $71.50. That is a 9.97% than the last price ($65.02).

    Charles Schwab stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Feb 10th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $71.00$76.00
    Feb 22nd, 2021
    Wolfe Research $67.00
    Mar 4th, 2021
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. Not available

    Earnings and financials

    Charles Schwab ($SCHW) had the quarterly financial event and posted the report last January. Charles Schwab posted earnings of $0.74 per share on sales of $4.2 billion. The market estimate was $0.71 per share on revenue of $4.1 billion.

    Compared to the same quarter last year, EPS was $0.62, so posted EPS means a gain of 19.35%. Looking at turnover, figures exploded a 60.25% compared to $26.1B same quarter 12 months ago.

    Charles Schwab ($SCHW) will host the Q1 earnings call mid next April. Forecasted for this quarter is $0.73, compared to $0.74 that was reported for Q4.

    Charles Schwab performance

    SCHW performance compared
    Charles Schwab ($SCHW) 21.10% 28.80% 80.40%

    Important note:
    The comments expressed in this post are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this text does not have an understanding of the specific positions of the reader, his or her own finances or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Viewpoints are expressed for informational purposes only

    Charles Schwab summary

    Friday, March 5th, 2021
    Day range$63.04 - $66.61
    Previous close$64.77
    Session gain0.39%
    Average true range$2.64
    50d mov avg$57.56
    100d mov avg$51.28
    200d mov avg$43.15
    Earnings dateApril 14th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Charles Schwab stock symbol?

    The Charles Schwab Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the SCHW symbol

    Is Charles Schwab stock a buy or sell?

    Charles Schwab received 3 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will SCHW go up?

    Charles Schwab had different price predictions published by analysts in the last month forecasting the target price to $71.50. That is a 9.97% than the last price ($65.02).