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SLM - SLM Share Price

$7.19 0.2  2.7%

Last Trade - 10/08/20

Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.01bn
Enterprise Value £19.98bn
Revenue £1.91bn
Position in Universe 1610th / 6393
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -4.10%
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52w High -43.2%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
795.7 966.5 1,077 1,437 1,936 2,331 1,471 1,436 +24.0%
-18.6 +26.8 -11.4 +24.2 +41.1 +40.5 -26.7 +50.9
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, SLM Corp revenues increased 14% to $1.3B. Net income applicable to common stockholders decreased 10% to $271M. Revenues reflect Gains on sales of loans,net increase from $0K to $238.6M, Investments increase of 60% to $5M. Net income was offset by provisions for credit losses increase from $157.2M to $413.1M (expense), Compensation and benefits increase of 8% to $156.7M (expense).
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Profile Summary

SLM Corporation is a holding company. The Company's primary business is to originate and service loans it makes to students and their families to finance the cost of their education. The Company is a saving, planning and paying for college company. It is engaged in originating and servicing Private Education Loans it makes to students and their families. It uses Private Education Loans to mean education loans to students or their families that are not made, insured or guaranteed by any state or federal government. It also operates Upromise, Inc., a consumer savings network that provides financial rewards on everyday purchases to help families save for college. Its Private Education Loans that it owns or services are originated and funded by its subsidiary, Sallie Mae Bank (the Bank). Its services include resources dedicated to assist customers with needs and escalated inquiries. It provides access to a free online scholarship database, which includes information about scholarships.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated December 2, 2013
Public Since December 12, 2011
No. of Shareholders: 273
No. of Employees: 1,900
Sector Financials
Industry Banking Services
Index S&P 400 Mid Cap , Nasdaq Composite , S&P Composite 1500 ,
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Shares in Issue 375,200,000
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Latest News for SLM
Upcoming Events for SLM
Thursday 3rd September, 2020
Dividend For SLM.OQ - 0.0300 USD
Thursday 3rd September, 2020
Dividend For SLMBP.OQ - 0.5164 USD
Wednesday 21st October, 2020 Estimate
Q3 2020 SLM Corp Earnings Release
Wednesday 20th January, 2021 Estimate
Q4 2020 SLM Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for SLM
What is the SLM share price?

As of 10/08/20, shares in SLM are trading at $7.19, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.01bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the SLM share price performed this year?

Shares in SLM are currently trading at $7.19 and the price has moved by -18.32% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the SLM price has moved by -28.82% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for SLM?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for SLM, there are there are currently 4 "buy" , 3 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for SLM is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will SLM next release its financial results?

SLM is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the SLM dividend yield?

The SLM dividend yield is 1.71% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does SLM pay a dividend?

Last year, SLM paid a total dividend of 0.12, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.71%. Looking ahead, shares in SLM are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-09-03 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-09-15.

When does SLM next pay dividends?

SLM are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-09-03 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-09-15. The historic dividend yield on SLM shares is currently 1.71%.

How do I buy SLM shares?

To buy shares in SLM you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of SLM?

Shares in SLM are currently trading at $7.19, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.01bn.

Where are SLM shares listed? Where are SLM shares listed?

Here are the trading details for SLM:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NSQ
Ticker Symbol: SLM
What kind of share is SLM?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, SLM is currently classified as a Value Trap. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a SLM share price forecast 2020?

Shares in SLM are currently priced at $7.19. At that level they are trading at 39.57% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering SLM currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.955 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the SLM share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like SLM. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -37.94%. At the current price of $7.19, shares in SLM are trading at -16.44% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the SLM PE Ratio?

The SLM PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 5.6. The shares are currently trading at $7.19.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of SLM?

SLM's management team is headed by:

Earl Goode - IND
Marianne Keler - IND
Steven McGarry - CFO
Paul Child - LED
Carter Franke - CHM
Jeffrey Dale - SVP
Paul Thome - EVP
Jonathan Boyles - SVP
Nicolas Jafarieh - SVP
Jim Matheson - IND
Donna Vieira - EVP
Mark Lavelle - IND
Jonathan Witter - CEO
Who are the major shareholders of SLM?

Here are the top five shareholders of SLM based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.78% (40.5m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 9.02% (33.8m shares)
ValueAct Capital Management, L.P. Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.61% (32.3m shares)
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.29% (23.6m shares)
Fidelity Management & Research Company Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.51% (20.7m shares)
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