Schwab Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend and Preferred Stock Dividend

Thursday, July 26, 2012 1:37 pm PDT

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SAN FRANCISCO

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NYSE:
SCHW
"Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Self-Directed Services"

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 24, 2012 to stockholders of record August 10, 2012.

The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation has also declared a quarterly dividend on the outstanding Fixed Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B, in the amount of $14.17 per share which covers the period running from June 6 through August 31, 2012. The dividend equals $0.3542 per depositary share, each representing 1/40th interest in a share of Series B Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable September 4, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2012.

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 300 offices and 8.7 million client brokerage accounts, 1.52 million corporate retirement plan participants, 822,000 banking accounts, and $1.80 trillion in client assets. The company was ranked “Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Self-Directed Services” in the 2012 U.S. Self-Directed Investor Satisfaction StudySM from J.D. Power and Associates. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides a full range of securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services to individual investors and independent investment advisors. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (member SIPC, www.sipc.org), and affiliates offer a complete range of investment services and products including an extensive selection of mutual funds; financial planning and investment advice; retirement plan and equity compensation plan services; referrals to independent fee-based investment advisors; and custodial, operational and trading support for independent, fee-based investment advisors through Schwab Advisor Services. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides banking and mortgage services and products. More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com.

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MEDIA:
Charles Schwab
Greg Gable, 415-667-0473
or
INVESTORS/ANALYSTS:
Charles Schwab
Rich Fowler, 415-667-1841

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