NASDAQ:SLM - SLM Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.38 +0.06 (+0.64 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 12:50 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.32
Today's Range$9.26 - $9.41
52-Week Range$7.95 - $12.46
Volume116,145 shs
Average Volume3.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.03 billion
P/E Ratio13.21
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.34
SLM Corporation, together with 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 and their families. Its loan portfolio also includes federal family education loan program, personal, and other loans. In addition, the company offers savings products, including certificates of deposits, money market deposit accounts, and high yield savings accounts; and a consumer savings network that provides financial rewards on everyday purchases to help families save for college. SLM Corporation was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Newark, Delaware.

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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$1.43 billion
Cash Flow$0.8450 per share
Book Value$4.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$288.93 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,500
Market Cap$4.03 billion
OptionableOptionable

SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SLM's stock symbol?

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

How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 22nd. The credit services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $356.63 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $350.10 million. SLM had a net margin of 22.81% and a return on equity of 18.84%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.17 EPS. View SLM's Earnings History.

When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for SLM.

How can I listen to SLM's earnings call?

SLM will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 24th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8773565689.

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

SLM issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.02-1.03 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.02. SLM also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.02-1.03 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

8 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for SLM's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect SLM's share price to reach $13.5313 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SLM.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SLM?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for SLM.

Has SLM been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SLM stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SLM earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,591,050 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the December 14th total of 26,151,320 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,969,698 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.0 days. Approximately 6.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View SLM's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of SLM's key competitors?

Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the folowing 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. Brian Cronin, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jim Truitt, Chief Compliance Officer and Sr. VP

Who are SLM's major shareholders?

SLM's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.03%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Frank C Puleo, Jed H Pitcher, Jeffrey Dale, Jonathan Boyles, Laurent Charles Lutz, Nicolas Jafarieh, Paul F Thome, Raymond J Quinlan and Steven Mcgarry. 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. Company insiders that have sold SLM company stock in the last year include Earl A Goode, Frank C Puleo, Jed H Pitcher, Jeffrey Dale, Jonathan Boyles, Laurent Charles Lutz, Nicolas Jafarieh, Paul F Thome and Steven Mcgarry. View Insider Buying and Selling for SLM.

Which institutional investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Virtu Financial LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is SLM's stock price today?

One share of SLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.35.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $4.03 billion and generates $1.43 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $288.93 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.71 on an earnings per share basis. SLM employs 1,500 workers across the globe.

What is SLM's official website?

The official website for SLM is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for SLM (NASDAQ SLM)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  223 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  590
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SLM and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SLM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SLM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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