Nelnet, Inc. (NNI): Price and Financial Metrics

Nelnet, Inc. (NNI): $90.21

0.53 (+0.59%)

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NNI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $90.21 52-week high $101.60
Prev. close $89.68 52-week low $78.51
Day low $89.43 Volume 34,956
Day high $92.31 Avg. volume 44,230
50-day MA $93.89 Dividend yield 1.15%
200-day MA $93.86 Market Cap 3.37B

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  • Stability is the dimension where NNI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 66.6% of US stocks.
  • NNI's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NNI's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 29.31% of US stocks).

NNI Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for NELNET INC is higher than it is for about 95.72% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of NELNET INC's share price is greater than that of merely 0.65% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • NELNET INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 94.68%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.99% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NELNET INC are HBNC, PKBK, WAFD, OMF, and JEF.
  • NNI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NELNET INC's official web site, go to

NNI Valuation Summary

  • NNI's EV/EBIT ratio is 65.1; this is 476.11% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 241 months, NNI's price/earnings ratio has gone down 47.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NNI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NNI 2023-09-15 2.7 1.1 18.1 65.1
NNI 2023-09-14 2.7 1.1 18.2 65.2
NNI 2023-09-13 2.7 1.1 18.0 65.1
NNI 2023-09-12 2.7 1.1 18.1 65.1
NNI 2023-09-11 2.7 1.0 17.9 65.0
NNI 2023-09-08 2.7 1.0 18.0 65.0

NNI Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 45.63%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 73.39%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 53.36%.
Over the past 49 months, NNI's revenue has gone up $584,278,000.

The table below shows NNI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,599.421 812.046 509.257
2022-06-30 1,494.723 840.97 457.597
2022-03-31 1,461.613 681.674 456.335
2021-12-31 1,337.107 544.867 393.286
2021-09-30 1,480.922 429.473 495.594
2021-06-30 1,512.73 506.027 513.959

NNI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NNI has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 52.1% of graded US stocks.
  • NNI's asset turnover comes in at 0.067 -- ranking 65th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • GDOT, SLM, and ALLY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NNI.

The table below shows NNI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.067 0.931 0.016
2021-03-31 0.068 0.932 0.016
2020-12-31 0.059 0.921 0.011
2020-09-30 0.047 0.902 0.005
2020-06-30 0.044 0.899 0.004
2020-03-31 0.040 0.890 0.002

NNI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NNI, see our NNI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $83.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

Nelnet, Inc. (NNI) Company Bio

Nelnet Inc. provides educational services in loan servicing, payment processing, education planning, and asset management in the United States. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Below are the latest news stories about NELNET INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NNI as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | August 21, 2023

Follow the Cash: Celsius, Chegg, Nelnet

Earnings from Chegg, Celsius, and Nelnet show why it pays to watch cash flow and how businesses can shore themselves up when there's cash on hand.

Yahoo | August 15, 2023

GRNE Solar Rebrands as Nelnet Renewable Energy

GRNE Solar, a premier solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm, announced today it has transitioned to the Nelnet Renewable Energy brand. The company was acquired by Nelnet, Inc., in 2022.

Yahoo | August 8, 2023

Nelnet Reports Second Quarter 2023 Results

Nelnet (NYSE: NNI) today reported GAAP net income of $28.3 million, or $0.75 per share, for the second quarter of 2023, compared with GAAP net income of $85.1 million, or $2.26 per share, for the same period a year ago.

Yahoo | August 7, 2023

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NNI Price Returns

1-mo -1.67%
3-mo -6.23%
6-mo -1.27%
1-year 13.32%
3-year 53.00%
5-year 67.66%
YTD 0.24%
2022 -6.04%
2021 38.71%
2020 24.01%
2019 12.66%
2018 -3.32%

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