Charles Schwab shares advance on earnings boost


Charles Schwab Corp. shares rose 4.7% in premarket trades Monday after the brokerage firm said its second-quarter profit rose by 42% to a record and its adjusted profit and revenue beat Wall Street estimates. The Westlake, Texas-based company said its earnings for the three months ended June 30 jumped to $1.79 billion, or 87 cents a share, from $1.27 billion, or 59 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted net income rose to 97 cents a share from 70 cents a share. Revenue rose 13% to $5.09 billion. Wall Street analysts were looking for earnings of 91 cents a share on revenue of $5.04 billion, according to a FactSet…

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