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

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$11.90 +0.23 (+1.97 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 12:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.66
Today's Range$11.66 - $11.91
52-Week Range$9.65 - $12.46
Volume48,880 shs
Average Volume2.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.04 billion
P/E Ratio16.44
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 Ratio16.44
Forward P/E Ratio11.78
P/E Growth0.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.43 billion
Price / Sales3.61
Cash Flow$0.8561 per share
Price / Cash13.90
Book Value$4.80 per share
Price / Book2.48


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$5,044.21

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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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. The credit services provider earned $332.61 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 issued an update on 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 EPS estimate of $1.00.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for SLM's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's stock price to reach $14.6591 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% 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 decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 22,681,423 shares, a decline of 17.3% from the June 15th total of 27,409,791 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,851,135 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.0 days. Currently, 5.3% of the shares of the 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 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?

Media stories about SLM stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 46.36 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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%), Selz Capital LLC (0.31%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.17%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%) and Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling SLM stock?

SLM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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 major 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 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 $11.81.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $5.04 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 7/18/2018 by Staff

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