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DOW   30,946.99
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SLM Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.18 (-1.11%)
(As of 06/28/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.55 million shs
Average Volume
2.77 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.33 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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SLM Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.85 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

280th out of 1,394 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

3rd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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SLM Corporation, through its subsidiaries, originates and services private education loans to students and their families to finance the cost of their education in the United States. It also offers retail deposit accounts, including certificates of deposit, money market deposit accounts, and high-yield savings accounts; and omnibus accounts, as well as credit card loans. It serves students and families through financial aid, federal loans, and student and family resources. The company was formerly known as New BLC Corporation and changed its name to SLM Corporation in December 2013. SLM Corporation was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Newark, Delaware.

SLM Stock News Headlines

Analysts Set SLM Co. (NASDAQ:SLM) PT at $23.00
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Personal credit institutions
Consumer Finance
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
5 Analysts


Net Income
$1.16 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.41 billion
Cash Flow
$4.17 per share
Book Value
$6.48 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$4.33 billion

SLM Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell SLM stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" SLM stock.
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What is SLM's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for SLM's stock. Their SLM stock forecasts range from $19.00 to $27.00. On average, they predict SLM's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has SLM's stock performed in 2022?

SLM's stock was trading at $19.67 at the beginning of the year. Since then, SLM shares have decreased by 18.1% and is now trading at $16.10.
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Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,720,000 shares, an increase of 56.0% from the May 15th total of 6,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,780,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Approximately 4.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 20th 2022.
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How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Co. (NASDAQ:SLM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 27th. The credit services provider reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.77 by $0.31. The credit services provider had revenue of $375.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $375.59 million. SLM had a net margin of 31.67% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 34.38%. The firm's revenue was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.77 earnings per share.
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How often does SLM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SLM?

SLM announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Wednesday, June 15th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 2nd.
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Is SLM a good dividend stock?

SLM(NASDAQ:SLM) pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.70%. SLM does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of SLM is 20.28%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SLM will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.33% next year. This indicates that SLM will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View SLM's dividend history.

How will SLM's stock buyback program work?

SLM announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, January 26th 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 24.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has SLM issued on next quarter's earnings?

SLM updated its FY22 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.80-3.00 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.91.

Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Witter, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $2.82M)
  • Mr. Steven J. McGarry, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 64, Pay $1.43M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Daniel P. Kennedy, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55, Pay $1.2M)
  • Ms. Donna F. Vieira, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.15M)
  • Ms. Kerri A. Palmer, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 51, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Brian Cronin, VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Nicolas Jafarieh, Exec. VP and Chief Legal, Gov. Affairs & Communications Officer (Age 47) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. William Wolf, Exec. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Tim Morrison, Sr. VP of Gov. Relations
  • Ms. Joni J. Reich, Exec. VP of Admin.

What is Jonathan Witter's approval rating as SLM's CEO?

12 employees have rated SLM CEO Jonathan Witter on Glassdoor.com. Jonathan Witter has an approval rating of 70% among SLM's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of SLM own?

What is SLM's stock symbol?

SLM trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SLM."

Who are SLM's major shareholders?

SLM's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.47%), BlackRock Inc. (8.62%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (6.77%), Boston Partners (5.56%), State Street Corp (2.93%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.06%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Jonathan Boyles, Mary Carter Warren Franke, Nicolas Jafarieh, Paul F Thome, Robert S Strong and Steven Mcgarry.
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Which major investors are selling SLM stock?

SLM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Tiger Management L.L.C., BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Lazard Asset Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold SLM company stock in the last two years include Jonathan Boyles, Nicolas Jafarieh, Paul F Thome, and Steven Mcgarry.
View insider buying and selling activity for SLM
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Which major investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Polaris Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Capital World Investors, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, American Century Companies Inc., and CI Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have bought SLM stock in the last two years include Mary Carter Warren Franke, and Robert S Strong.
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How do I buy shares of SLM?

Shares of SLM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is SLM's stock price today?

One share of SLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.10.

How much money does SLM make?

SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) has a market capitalization of $4.33 billion and generates $2.41 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $1.16 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does SLM have?

SLM employs 1,450 workers across the globe.

How can I contact SLM?

SLM's mailing address is 300 CONTINENTAL DRIVE, NEWARK DE, 19713. The official website for SLM is www.salliemae.com. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (302) 451-0200, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 800-848-1949.

This page (NASDAQ:SLM) was last updated on 6/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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