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Charles Schwab

$49.02

0.89 (1.85%)

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Charles Schwab reports Q3 EPS 65c, consensus 65c

Reports Q3 revenue $2.58B, consensus $2.58B. CEO Walt Bettinger said, "Schwab's unwavering focus on our 'Through Clients' Eyes' strategy and disciplined execution have helped us set new performance records again and again. Clients opened 369,000 brokerage accounts in the third quarter, bringing our year-to-date new accounts to 1.2 million - the highest nine-month total in our history. The company is growing through both our Retail channel and the registered investment advisors who custody on our platform. Households new to Retail rose 24% for the first nine months of 2018 compared to last year, with 53% of those new clients under the age of 40. Additionally, Advisor Services attracted 173 RIA teams to Schwab thus far in the year, a pace that beats all pre-2017 annual totals. Each of our two primary businesses helped propel total company core net new assets to $53.5 billion, a third quarter record. We've generated $172.5 billion in core net new assets year-to-date - also surpassing all full-year totals prior to 2017. Client trading activity provided further evidence of ongoing engagement during the summer months. Against a backdrop of relatively stable markets, daily average trades reached 683,000, consistent with the second quarter and a third quarter record. In addition, clients continued to seek help and guidance through us; assets receiving ongoing advice marked a new high of $1.85 trillion at September 30th, up 15%. Total client assets grew 12% year-over-year, ending the quarter at a record $3.56 trillion. The consistent application of our 'Virtuous Cycle' has enabled us to drive growth, scale, and efficiency as we capture more market share. Since 2008, we have increased brokerage accounts over 50% and tripled our client asset base, all while driving down our ratio of expenses to client assets by a third - a notable accomplishment for a U.S. investment services firm of our size, especially without any substantial acquisitions. And we are not letting up: the company has attracted at least two dollars in inflows for every dollar transferred to a competitor for six consecutive quarters and our third quarter core net new assets represented a 7% annualized organic growth rate, outpacing our 6% average over the past 10 years. This success with clients has enabled us to make ongoing investments to support our current and future growth. Schwab's 2018 investment priorities - Application Modernization, Business Process Transformation, and Digital Accelerator - should all help to improve our cost structure advantage versus others in our industry, along with our ability to attract and serve an increasing share of the $45 trillion in U.S. investable wealth. We believe we have never been better positioned to continue winning in the marketplace and extending our lead in a scalable and efficient way - a testament to our inexorable pursuit of sustained profitable growth through putting clients first."

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SCHW Charles Schwab
$49.02

0.89 (1.85%)

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09/25/18
INITIATION
Target $54
WOLF
Underperform
Charles Schwab initiated with an Underperform at Wolfe Research
Wolfe Research analyst Steven Chubak initiated Charles Schwab with an Underperform and $54 price target.
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Fly Intel: Today's top analyst calls on Wall Street
Check out today's top analyst calls from around Wall Street, compiled by The Fly. WELLS FARGO UPGRADES TRANSOCEAN TO OUTPERFORM: Wells Fargo analyst Judson Bailey upgraded Transocean (RIG) to Outperform and raised his price target for the shares to $16 from $13. The analyst "significantly" increased his EBITDA and net asset value estimates across the offshore drilling space to reflect increasing demand combined with tightening availability for high spec ultra-deepwater rigs. This is quickly pushing dayrate expectations higher as well as the market value for ultra-deepwater assets, Bailey tells investors. The analyst cites Transocean's deepwater leverage for his upgrade to Outperform. In late morning trading, Transocean was higher by 3.6%. JEFFERIES UPGRADES E-TRADE TO BUY: Jefferies analyst Daniel Fannon upgraded E-Trade (ETFC) to Buy from Hold with an unchanged price target of $65. The stock's current valuation is attractive for the core business while the financial and strategic benefits as a takeout candidate remain intact, Fannon said. His favorite ideas in the group are E-Trade and Charles Schwab (SCHW). In late morning trading, E-Trade was higher by 3.5%. CREDIT SUISSE UPGRADES SUNPOWER: Credit Suisse analyst Michael Weinstein upgraded SunPower (SPWR) to Outperform from Neutral and raised his target price for shares to $10 from $8. Weinstein said the news that its interdigitated back contact solar modules manufactured in Malaysia will be exempted from U.S. import tariffs won't impact 2018 earnings, as the decision doesn't explicitly call out retroactiveness, but sees a benefit to 2019 and 2020 gross profit of $35M-$40M per year vs. prior estimates. In late morning trading, SunPower was higher by 4.7%. MORGAN STANLEY SAYS OIL SERVICES INDUSTRY ATTRACTIVE: Morgan Stanley analyst Connor Lynagh upgraded the oil services, drilling and equipment industry view to attractive, and initiated 14 stocks in the sector, including top Overweight picks Baker Hughes (BHGE), Halliburton (HAL), and Transocean. GUGGENHEIM RAISES NETFLIX PRICE TARGET: Guggenheim analyst Michael Morris raised his price target for Netflix (NFLX) to $420 from $360 and kept a Buy rating on the shares. The analyst believes that Netflix "subscriber penetration will significantly exceed what is implied in the company's current valuation." He thinks the company's Q3 launch of original local-market content in India and upgrades to its user experience will support further upside in the shares.
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JEFF
09/19/18
UPGRADE
Target $65
JEFF
Buy
Jefferies upgrades E-Trade to Buy on valuation, possible takeout upside
Jefferies analyst Daniel Fannon upgraded E-Trade (ETFC) to Buy from Hold with an unchanged price target of $65. The stock's current valuation is attractive for the core business while the financial and strategic benefits as a takeout candidate remain intact, Fannon tells investors in a research note. In a takeout scenario, Fannon thinks E-Trade could be worth as much as low $70s per share. He views TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and Charles Schwab as the most likely buyers given the expense overlaps. The analyst believes increasing competition across the Discount Brokers industry will continue to favor the firms with greater scale and revenue diversity. His favorite ideas in the group are E-Trade and Charles Schwab.
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09/18/18
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Target $70
MSCO
Overweight
TD Ameritrade most logical buyer if E-Trade opts for sale, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Michael Cyprys noted that E-Trade (ETFC) in mid-2016 gave itself an 18- to 24-month deadline to improve core metrics or consider strategic options and that self-imposed strategic review deadline is nearing. The company plans to give an update on its review on the Q3 earnings call, likely in mid-October, he said. Of the potential acquirers identified in the media, Cyprys believes TD Ameritrade (AMTD) could possibly achieve the greatest accretion and therefore pay the most, making it the most logical buyer if E-Trade's board opts to pursue a sale. Charles Schwab (SCHW) is another potential acquirer, though he thinks such a combination could make less strategic sense. Goldman Sachs (GS) has said it is looking to build out its consumer business through mass market, but Cyprys concludes it is not the best bidder given regulatory hurdles, low synergies and low expected EPS accretion, he tells investors. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating and $70 price target on E-Trade shares.

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Cisco

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BILI

Bilibili

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WUBA

58.com

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Bilibili

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58.com

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BILI

Bilibili

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DDOG

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Zscaler

$44.46

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OKTA

Okta

$121.21

3.76 (3.20%)

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PANW

Palo Alto Networks

$248.50

1.465 (0.59%)

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CRWD

Crowdstrike

$57.06

-2.73 (-4.57%)

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Amazon.com

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