optionsXpress (NASDAQ:OXPS) reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings, thanks to a 55% increase in quarterly profits. Is optionsXpress a good option for investors? Is it a possible takeover target for bigger brokerages like Charles Schwab (NASDAQ:SCHW), TD AMERITRADE (NASDAQ:AMTD), or E*Trade (NASDAQ:ETFC)? In this installment of "Fool Video," Motley Fool Managing Editor LouAnn DiCosmo asks Motley Fool analyst and optionsXpress shareholder Tim Hanson.

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Tim owns shares of optionsXpress, but none of the other companies mentioned. Lou doesn't own any of the companies mentioned. The Fool has a disclosure policy.