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

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$10.44 +0.06 (+0.58 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.38
Today's Range$10.23 - $10.55
52-Week Range$7.95 - $12.46
Volume3.27 million shs
Average Volume3.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.56 billion
P/E Ratio9.76
Dividend Yield1.16%
Beta1.5
SLM Corp. engages in the origination, servicing, and administration of education loans. Its services include private education loans, banking, college savings, and insurance services. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Newark, DE.

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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$1.88 billion
Cash Flow$1.2055 per share
Book Value$5.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$487.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,700
Market Cap$4.56 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SLM's stock symbol?

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

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

SLM announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 4th. View SLM's Dividend History.

How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $382.87 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $367.40 million. SLM had a return on equity of 20.05% and a net margin of 26.07%. SLM's quarterly revenue was up 23.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share. View SLM's Earnings History.

When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for SLM.

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

SLM issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.22-1.26 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.21. SLM also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.22-1.26 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for SLM's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's share price to reach $13.7083 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SLM.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SLM?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last year. There are currently 6 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 stories about SLM stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SLM earned a coverage optimism score of -3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 25,344,682 shares, a decrease of 7.9% from the February 15th total of 27,526,633 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,432,026 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.4 days. Currently, 5.9% of the company's 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), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Allergan (AGN), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) and Transocean (RIG).

Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Raymond J. Quinlan, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Steven J. McGarry, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Paul F. Thome, Chief Administration Officer & Executive VP
  • Donna Vieira, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Nicolas Jafarieh, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Who are SLM's major shareholders?

SLM's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.93%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (7.19%), FMR LLC (6.79%), Boston Partners (4.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.72%) and Jennison Associates LLC (3.56%). 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 Boston Partners, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Selz Capital LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Channing Capital Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold SLM company stock in the last year include Earl A Goode, Frank C Puleo, Jed H Pitcher, Jonathan Boyles, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Bayview Asset Management LLC, CI Investments Inc., BlackRock Inc., Portolan Capital Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, FMR LLC and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. 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 $10.44.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $4.56 billion and generates $1.88 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $487.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.07 on an earnings per share basis. SLM employs 1,700 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:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  617
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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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