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Schwab Declares 30% Increase in Quarterly Common Stock Dividend and Declares Preferred Stock Dividends

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The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation at its meeting
today declared a 3 cent, or 30%, increase in the quarterly cash dividend
to $0.13 per common share. The dividend is payable August 24, 2018 to
stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 10, 2018.

Chairman Charles Schwab commented, "This dividend increase reflects the
Board's confidence in our ability to continue to deliver consistent
earnings and cash flow as we pursue our ‘Through Clients' Eyes'
strategy."

In addition, the Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation
declared a regular quarterly dividend on the outstanding Fixed Rate
Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series C, in the amount of
$15.00 per share or $0.375 per depositary share, each representing
1/40th interest in a share of Series C Preferred Stock. The dividend is
payable September 4, 2018 to stockholders of record at the close of
business on August 20, 2018.

The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation has also
declared a regular quarterly dividend on the outstanding Fixed Rate
Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series D, in the amount of
$14.88 per share or $0.372 per depositary share, each representing
1/40th interest in a share of Series D Preferred Stock. The dividend is
payable September 4, 2018 to stockholders of record at the close of
business on August 20, 2018.

The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation has also
declared a regular semi-annual dividend on the outstanding
Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series
E, in the amount of $2,312.50 per share or $23.125 per depositary share,
each representing 1/100th interest in a share of Series E Preferred
Stock. The dividend is payable September 4, 2018 to stockholders of
record at the close of business on August 20, 2018.

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) is a leading provider of
financial services, with more than 345 offices and 11.2 million active
brokerage accounts, 1.6 million corporate retirement plan participants,
1.3 million banking accounts, and $3.40 trillion in client assets as of
June 30, 2018. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides
a full range of wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money
management, custody, 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 lending services and products.
More information is available at www.schwab.com
and www.aboutschwab.com.

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