schwab (charles) corp (SCHW) Key Developments
The Charles Schwab Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on August 22, 2014; Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Preferred Stock; Payable on September 2, 2014
Jul 24 14
The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per common share. The dividend is payable August 22, 2014 to stockholders of record August 8, 2014.
The Board of Directors of the company has also declared a regular quarterly dividend on the outstanding Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B, in the amount of $15.00 per share or $0.375 per depositary share, each representing 1/40th interest in a share of Series B Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable September 2, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 18, 2014.
Charles Schwab Launches New Trading Insights Hub for Traders
Jul 24 14
The Charles Schwab Corporation has launched a new Trading Insights hub, an online educational content resource for traders. A broad range of articles and videos curated from Schwab's team of trading professionals are available on the hub, along with materials from the robust, client-facing Trading Services Learning Center. This new content resource also includes video clips from the interactive 'Schwab Live' trader Q&A series that feature Schwab's professionals fielding questions from real investors.
The Charles Schwab Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014
Jul 16 14
Charles Schwab Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net revenues of $1,478 million against $1,337 million a year ago. Income before taxes on income was $521 million against $412 million a year ago. Net income available to common stockholders was $302 million or $0.23 per basic and diluted share against $233 million or $0.18 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Return on average common stockholders' equity (annualized) was 12% against 10% a year ago. Capital expenditures - cash purchases of equipment, office facilities, and property, net was $101 million against $69 million a year ago.
For the six months, the company reported total net revenues of $2,956 million against $2,627 million a year ago. Income before taxes on income was $1,043 million against $743 million a year ago. Net income available to common stockholders was $620 million or $0.47 per basic and diluted share against $431 million or $0.33 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Return on average common stockholders' equity (annualized) was 13% against 10% a year ago.
Charles Schwab to Build New Office in Front of Crabtree Valley Mall
Jul 7 14
A new office building for the Charles Schwab financial services firm will be built in place of the Shell gas station in front of Crabtree Valley Mall. Plaza Associates, the leasing and management company for Crabtree Valley Mall, has signed a long-term lease with the firm for the corner lot at 4313 Glenwood Avenue. The 5,200-square-foot building will have floating glass walls and landscaped terrace walls in front. The building is expected to be completed in April 2015.
Goldman Sachs May Possibly Buy Schwab Or E-Trade
Jul 1 14
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) may possibly buy E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NasdaqGS:ETFC) or The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW).