NASDAQ:SLM - SLM Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$11.72 -0.09 (-0.76 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 06:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.72
Today's Range$11.71 - $11.8350
52-Week Range$9.65 - $12.46
Volume1.32 million shs
Average Volume2.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.10 billion
P/E Ratio14.84
Dividend YieldN/A
SLM logoSLM 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.69
Current Ratio1.38
Quick Ratio1.38


Trailing P/E Ratio14.84
Forward P/E Ratio11.60
P/E Growth0.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.43 billion
Price / Sales3.56
Cash Flow$0.8342 per share
Price / Cash14.05
Book Value$4.80 per share
Price / Book2.44


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.71
Net Income$288.93 million
Net Margins20.85%
Return on Equity17.18%
Return on Assets1.65%


Outstanding Shares435,220,000
Market Cap$5,100.79

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, April, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. The credit services provider earned $332.61 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $316.35 million. SLM had a net margin of 20.85% and a return on equity of 17.18%. View SLM's Earnings History.

When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for SLM.

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

SLM updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.99-1.01 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.00.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for SLM's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect SLM's stock price to reach $14.6591 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for SLM.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SLM?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 22,681,423 shares, a drop of 17.3% from the June 15th total of 27,409,791 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,851,135 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.0 days. Approximately 5.3% of the company's shares are sold short. 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 66)
  • Mr. Steven J. McGarry, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Paul F. Thome, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Brian Cronin, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jim Truitt, Chief Compliance Officer and Sr. VP

Has SLM been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SLM stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SLM earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 47.71 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are SLM's major shareholders?

SLM's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include VA PARTNERS I, LLC (6.90%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.78%), Channing Capital Management LLC (0.38%), Selz Capital LLC (0.31%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.17%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Frank C Puleo, Jed H Pitcher, Jeffrey Dale, Jonathan Boyles, Laurent Charles Lutz, Marianne M Keler, 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 Channing Capital Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Silverleafe Capital Partners LLC. 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, Raymond J Quinlan 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 Calamos Advisors LLC, Selz Capital LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc. and Calamos Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought SLM stock in the last two years include Earl A Goode and Marianne M Keler. 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 $11.72.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $5.14 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.

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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  339 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  177 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  516
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 7/22/2018 by Staff

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