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NASDAQ:SLM - SLM Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.86
+0.04 (+0.45 %)
(As of 01/19/2020 05:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$8.80
Now: $8.86
$8.87
50-Day Range
$8.38
MA: $8.77
$9.13
52-Week Range
$7.76
Now: $8.86
$11.53
Volume2.08 million shs
Average Volume2.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.74 billion
P/E Ratio6.76
Dividend Yield1.36%
Beta1.43
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SLM
CUSIP78442P10
Phone302-451-0200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.88 billion
Cash Flow$1.22 per share
Book Value$5.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$487.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,700
Market Cap$3.74 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 often does SLM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SLM?

SLM announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Investors of record on Friday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. View SLM's Dividend History.

How were SLM's earnings last quarter?

SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $405.07 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $397.58 million. SLM had a return on equity of 20.63% and a net margin of 25.04%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.23 earnings per share. View SLM's Earnings History.

When is SLM's next earnings date?

SLM is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for SLM.

How can I listen to SLM's earnings call?

SLM will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 22nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

SLM updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.23-1.24 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.22.

What price target have analysts set for SLM?

4 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for SLM's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate SLM's stock price to reach $13.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 54.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SLM.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SLM?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SLM in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for SLM.

Has SLM been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SLM stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SLM earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for SLM.

Are investors shorting SLM?

SLM saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,570,000 shares, a decrease of 6.5% from the December 15th total of 13,440,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,410,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View SLM's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of SLM's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of SLM own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SLM investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Transocean (RIG), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) and Express (EXPR).

Who are SLM's key executives?

SLM's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are SLM's major shareholders?

SLM's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.89%), Hahn Capital Management LLC (0.29%), Heritage Investors Management Corp (0.14%), OLD National Bancorp IN (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Cerebellum GP LLC (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, Nicolas Jafarieh, Paul F Thome 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 Hahn Capital Management LLC, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Heritage Investors Management Corp and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold SLM company stock in the last year include Jed H Pitcher, Jonathan Boyles and Paul F Thome. View Insider Buying and Selling for SLM.

Which major investors are buying SLM stock?

SLM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, OLD National Bancorp IN, Sciencast Management LP, Cerebellum GP LLC and FNY Investment Advisers LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is SLM's stock price today?

One share of SLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.86.

How big of a company is SLM?

SLM has a market capitalization of $3.74 billion and generates $1.88 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $487.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.07 on an earnings per share basis. SLM employs 1,700 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About SLM.

What is SLM's official website?

The official website for SLM is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for SLM (NASDAQ SLM)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  418 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  724
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 1/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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