Charles Schwab Stock Hits New 52-Week High (SCHW)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $18.35, above its previous 52-week high of $18.34 with 3.2 million shares traded as of 10:20 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 9.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Charles Schwab has a market cap of $23.15 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 26.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides securities brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services to individuals and institutional clients. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Institutional Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Charles Schwab as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Charles Schwab Ratings Report.

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