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NASDAQ:SLMSLM Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.12 (+1.67 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.31
50-Day Range
MA: $6.92
52-Week Range
Now: $7.31
Volume4.71 million shs
Average Volume5.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.74 billion
P/E Ratio5.85
Dividend Yield1.67%
SLM Corporation, through 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 or their families. It also offers retail deposit accounts, including certificates of deposit, money market deposit accounts, and high yield savings accounts; omnibus accounts; and a consumer savings network that provides financial rewards on everyday purchases to help families save for college. The company was formerly known as New BLC Corporation and changed its name to SLM Corporation in December 2013. SLM Corporation was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Newark, Delaware.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.31 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SLM



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$1.51 per share
Book Value$6.90 per share


Net Income$578.28 million


Market Cap$2.74 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
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SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has SLM's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

SLM's stock was trading at $8.95 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SLM shares have decreased by 18.3% and is now trading at $7.31.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of SLM?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The credit services provider reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.28. The credit services provider had revenue of $348.78 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $351.93 million. SLM had a return on equity of 23.16% and a net margin of 21.15%.
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How often does SLM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SLM?

SLM declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 18th. Investors of record on Friday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 3rd.
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What price target have analysts set for SLM?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for SLM's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.50 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's share price to reach $11.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 51.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has SLM been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SLM stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SLM earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,290,000 shares, an increase of 27.0% from the January 31st total of 8,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,250,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of SLM's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of SLM own?

Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the following 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. Nicolas Jafarieh, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 44)
  • Mr. Jeffrey F. Dale, Chief Risk Officer & Sr. VP (Age 57)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.71%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.62%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.52%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.58%), Hahn Capital Management LLC (0.53%) and Calamos Advisors LLC (0.33%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Jed H Pitcher, Jonathan Boyles and Paul F Thome.
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Which major investors are selling SLM stock?

SLM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, First Trust Advisors LP, Mackay Shields LLC, Natixis Advisors L.P., Principal Financial Group Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System.
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Which major investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Calamos Advisors LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Hahn Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Jennison Associates LLC.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is SLM's stock price today?

One share of SLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.31.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $2.74 billion and generates $2.38 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $578.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.27 on an earnings per share basis. SLM employs 1,900 workers across the globe.

What is SLM's official website?

The official website for SLM is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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