NASDAQ:SLM

SLM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.10
+0.23 (+1.29 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$17.82
$18.27
50-Day Range
$17.42
$20.41
52-Week Range
$7.66
$21.40
Volume8.83 million shs
Average Volume4.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.54 billion
P/E Ratio4.80
Dividend Yield0.67%
Beta1.38
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About SLM

SLM Corp. engages in the provision 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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Overall MarketRank

2.72 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

96th out of 1,330 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

3rd out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is SLM a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" SLM stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than SLM?

Wall Street analysts have given SLM a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but SLM wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,860,000 shares, a drop of 32.7% from the August 15th total of 7,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,770,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Co. (NASDAQ:SLM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 20th. The credit services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.08. The credit services provider earned $338.78 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $332.33 million. SLM had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 66.37% and a net margin of 59.99%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.22) earnings per share.
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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SLM shares have increased by 102.2% and is now trading at $18.10.
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How often does SLM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SLM?

SLM declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 2nd.
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Is SLM a good dividend stock?

SLM pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.67%. The dividend payout ratio of SLM is 5.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SLM will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.38% next year. This indicates that SLM will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will SLM's stock buyback program work?

SLM declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, January 27th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 23.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

SLM issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.150-$3.250 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.100. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for SLM's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's share price to reach $23.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the following people:
  • Jonathan W. Witter, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Daniel P. Kennedy, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Steven J. McGarry, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Kerri Palmer, Executive VP, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
  • Donna F. Vieira, Chief Commercial Officer & Executive VP

What is Jonathan Witter's approval rating as SLM's CEO?

12 employees have rated SLM CEO Jonathan Witter on Glassdoor.com. Jonathan Witter has an approval rating of 70% among SLM's employees.

Who are some of SLM's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of SLM own?

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.84%), BlackRock Inc. (8.75%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (6.73%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (6.73%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.78%) and Boston Partners (4.36%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Mary Carter Warren Franke, Nicolas Jafarieh, Paul F Thome and Robert S Strong.
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Which institutional investors are selling SLM stock?

SLM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, ValueAct Holdings L.P., ValueAct Holdings L.P., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, BlackRock Inc., Laurion Capital Management LP, Boston Partners, and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold SLM company stock in the last year include Nicolas Jafarieh, and Paul F Thome.
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Which institutional investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Amundi, State Street Corp, and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have bought SLM stock in the last two years include Mary Carter Warren Franke, and Robert S Strong.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is SLM's stock price today?

One share of SLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.10.

How much money does SLM make?

SLM has a market capitalization of $5.54 billion and generates $2.35 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $880.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does SLM have?

SLM employs 1,600 workers across the globe.

What is SLM's official website?

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

Where are SLM's headquarters?

SLM is headquartered at 300 CONTINENTAL DRIVE, NEWARK DE, 19713.

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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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