NASDAQ:SLM

SLM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.27
+0.34 (+1.80 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.02
Now: $19.27
$19.42
50-Day Range
$15.00
MA: $17.27
$19.17
52-Week Range
$6.11
Now: $19.27
$19.41
Volume5.03 million shs
Average Volume6.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.01 billion
P/E Ratio13.67
Dividend Yield0.63%
Beta1.4
SLM Corporation, through its subsidiaries, originates and services private education loans to students and their families to finance the cost of their education in the United States. It also offers retail deposit accounts, including certificates of deposit, money market deposit accounts, and high-yield savings accounts; and omnibus accounts. 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SLM
CUSIP78442P10
Phone302-451-0200
Employees1,600
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.38 billion
Cash Flow$2.07 per share
Book Value$6.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$578.28 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$7.01 billion
Next Earnings Date4/21/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

Barclays Raises SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Price Target to $28.00
April 12, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Hits New 12-Month High at $19.03
April 8, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Hits New 12-Month High at $18.28
April 1, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
How to trade Slm $SLM With Risk Controls
March 30, 2021 |  marketwatch.com
SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Reaches New 52-Week High at $17.79
March 26, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

103rd out of 1,955 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

3rd out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$19.27
+0.34 (+1.80 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is SLM a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but SLM wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 21st 2021.
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How can I listen to SLM's earnings call?

SLM will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 21st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Co. (NASDAQ:SLM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 26th. The credit services provider reported $1.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.80. The credit services provider earned $366.54 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $370.89 million. SLM had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.69% and a net margin of 23.87%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.33 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 stock has increased by 115.3% and is now trading at $19.27.
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How often does SLM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SLM?

SLM announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 4th.
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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 0.63%. SLM does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of SLM is 9.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SLM will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.05% 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 announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, January 27th 2021, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 23.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

SLM issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.20-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.62.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

6 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for SLM's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's share price to reach $20.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven J. McGarry, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63, Pay $1.28M)
  • Mr. Nicolas Jafarieh, Sr. VP & Chief Legal, Gov. Affairs & Communications Officer (Age 46, Pay $856.3k)
  • Mr. Paul F. Thome CPA, Consultant (Age 70, Pay $1.04M)
  • Ms. Donna F. Vieira, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.67M)
  • Mr. Jonathan W. Witter, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Daniel P. Kennedy, Sr. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Brian Cronin, VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kerrie A. Palmer, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Martha Holler, Sr. VP of Corp. Marketing & Communications
  • Mr. Tim Morrison, Sr. VP of Gov. Relations

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.29%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.26%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%) and Shilanski & Associates Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own SLM stock include Earl A Goode, Mary Carter Warren Franke and Paul F Thome.
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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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, HGK Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Huntington National Bank.
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Which institutional investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shilanski & Associates Inc., Carolina Wealth Advisors LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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 $19.27.

How much money does SLM make?

SLM has a market capitalization of $7.01 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.

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 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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