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NASDAQ:SLMSLM Stock Price, Forecast & News

$6.83
-0.06 (-0.87 %)
(As of 07/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$6.77
Now: $6.83
$6.99
50-Day Range
$6.59
MA: $7.48
$8.69
52-Week Range
$5.60
Now: $6.83
$12.32
Volume3.52 million shs
Average Volume5.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.56 billion
P/E Ratio3.75
Dividend Yield1.74%
Beta1.41
SLM Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a saving, planning, and paying for college company in the United States. The company originates and services private education loans to students or their families. It also offers retail deposit accounts, including certificates of deposit, money market deposit accounts, and high yield savings accounts; omnibus accounts; and a consumer savings network that provides financial rewards on everyday purchases to help families save for college. 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.60 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SLM
CUSIP78442P10
Phone302-451-0200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$1.45 per share
Book Value$6.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$578.28 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,900
Market Cap$2.56 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has SLM's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

SLM's stock was trading at $8.95 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SLM stock has decreased by 23.7% and is now trading at $6.83. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of SLM?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for SLM.

When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for SLM.

How can I listen to SLM's earnings call?

SLM will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, July 22nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 22nd. The credit services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.09. The credit services provider had revenue of $400.12 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $400.70 million. SLM had a net margin of 29.36% and a return on equity of 29.22%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.34 earnings per share. View SLM's earnings history.

How often does SLM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SLM?

SLM announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 18th. Investors of record on Friday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 3rd. View SLM's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for SLM's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 75.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for SLM.

Has SLM been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SLM stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SLM earned a coverage optimism score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about SLM.

Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 38,380,000 shares, a decline of 7.6% from the June 15th total of 41,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,750,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.1 days. Approximately 10.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View SLM's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of SLM's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of SLM own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SLM investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Transocean (RIG), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) and Express (EXPR).

Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Raymond J. Quinlan, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Steven J. McGarry, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Paul F. Thome, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Nicolas Jafarieh, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 44)
  • Mr. Jeffrey F. Dale, Chief Risk Officer & Sr. VP (Age 57)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.71%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (0.29%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Jed H Pitcher, Jonathan Boyles and Paul F Thome. View institutional ownership trends for SLM.

Which institutional investors are selling SLM stock?

SLM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View insider buying and selling activity for SLM.

Which institutional investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity for SLM.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is SLM's stock price today?

One share of SLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.83.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $2.56 billion and generates $2.38 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $578.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.27 on an earnings per share basis. SLM employs 1,900 workers across the globe.

What is SLM's official website?

The official website for SLM is www.salliemae.com.

How can I contact SLM?

SLM's mailing address is 300 CONTINENTAL DRIVE, NEWARK DE, 19713. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 302-451-0200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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