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

Nelnet, Inc. (NNI): $86.25

1.00 (+1.17%)

POWR Rating

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  • NNI scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 80.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NNI is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • NNI ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

NNI Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Nelnet Inc is higher than it is for about 96.95% of US stocks.
  • NNI's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 86.7% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for NNI comes in at 55.38% -- higher than that of 97.31% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Nelnet Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be RC, DXF, CFFN, BPMP, and SFBS.
  • Visit NNI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NNI Valuation Summary

  • NNI's price/earnings ratio is 5.9; this is 46.36% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • NNI's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.3 over the prior 215 months.
  • NNI's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 351.6 over the prior 215 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NNI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NNI 2020-03-31 1.7 0.8 12.7 119.1
NNI 2012-03-14 1.7 1.2 6.1 77.6
NNI 2011-03-01 1.4 1.3 6.6 107.2
NNI 2009-09-28 1.2 1.0 7.4 188.1
NNI 2007-01-11 2.2 2.0 11.7 131.2
NNI 2004-07-02 3.2 2.9 34.1 279.5

NNI Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -80.01%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 18.92%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 38.01%.
Over the past 15 months, NNI's revenue has gone up $265,279,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 1,524.698 405.928 516.574
2020-12-31 1,336.609 212.815 352.443
2020-09-30 1,071.828 329.032 159.833

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)

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NNI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.25 52-week high $99.79
Prev. close $85.25 52-week low $72.00
Day low $85.00 Volume 90,100
Day high $86.54 Avg. volume 92,972
50-day MA $82.56 Dividend yield 1.11%
200-day MA $85.56 Market Cap 3.26B

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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Why You Might Be Interested In Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE:NNI) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Nelnet, Inc. ( NYSE:NNI ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next 4 days. The ex-dividend date is one business day...

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Protocol Labs and Nelnet Announce $38 Million Renewable Energy Fund Focused on Investments in Solar Energy

Protocol Labs, an open-source research and development lab that builds protocols, tools, and services to radically improve the internet, including Filecoin and IPFS, announces the launch of the $38 million Filecoin NNI Renewable Energy Fund, focused on investments in solar energy throughout the United States (U.S.), with Nelnet Renewable Energy Services.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

A Nelnet, Inc. (NYSE:NNI) insider increased their holdings by 10% last year

Insiders were net buyers of Nelnet, Inc.'s ( NYSE:NNI ) stock during the past year. That is, insiders bought more stock...

Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Cost of college: The types of institutions with the highest return on investment

The Bipartisan Policy Center's Higher Education Associate Director Kevin Miller joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss how the company measures the return on investment in higher education and racial inequality built into the college system.

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

Arch Capital: Nelnet (NNI) is a Compounder We Can Own for Many, Many Years

Arch Capital Management, an investment management firm, published its fourth-quarter 2021 investor letter a copy of which can be downloaded here.

Insider Monkey | February 8, 2022

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NNI Price Returns

1-mo 3.02%
3-mo 1.07%
6-mo -10.90%
1-year 15.77%
3-year 49.12%
5-year 92.38%
YTD -11.19%
2021 38.71%
2020 24.01%
2019 12.66%
2018 -3.32%
2017 9.27%

NNI Dividends

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