SLM Corporation (SLM): Price and Financial Metrics

SLM Corporation (SLM): $13.52

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SLM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.52 52-week high $17.92
Prev. close $13.44 52-week low $10.81
Day low $13.45 Volume 812,409
Day high $13.60 Avg. volume 2,301,368
50-day MA $14.75 Dividend yield 3.2%
200-day MA $15.12 Market Cap 3.06B

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  • Quality is the dimension where SLM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.37% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SLM is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • SLM ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 33rd percentile.

SLM Stock Summary

  • For SLM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 89.95% of US equities we're observing.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 15.68 for SLM CORP; that's greater than it is for 96.27% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for SLM CORP comes in at -32.07%, a number that bests merely 8.18% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SLM CORP are ULCC, MFIN, OPRT, BFI, and ESEA.
  • SLM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SLM CORP's official web site, go to

SLM Valuation Summary

  • SLM's price/sales ratio is 2.9; this is 26.09% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • SLM's price/earnings ratio has moved down 8.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SLM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SLM 2023-09-15 2.9 1.8 8.8 8.5
SLM 2023-09-14 2.9 1.8 8.8 8.5
SLM 2023-09-13 2.8 1.7 8.6 8.4
SLM 2023-09-12 2.8 1.8 8.7 8.4
SLM 2023-09-11 2.9 1.8 8.8 8.5
SLM 2023-09-08 2.9 1.8 8.8 8.5

SLM Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -53.88%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -40.68%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -32.51%.
SLM's revenue has moved up $830,296,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows SLM'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 1,681.858 51.469 845.582
2022-06-30 1,657.832 132.91 844.615
2022-03-31 1,388.771 -32.486 643.308
2021-12-31 2,060.172 -49.522 1,155.777
2021-09-30 2,208.593 -68.642 1,281.655
2021-06-30 2,353.438 -300.457 1,378.951

SLM'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.
  • SLM has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 67.55% of graded US stocks.
  • SLM's asset turnover comes in at 0.074 -- ranking 59th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • GDOT, FBC, and NNI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SLM.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.074 1 0.056
2021-06-30 0.078 1 0.060
2021-03-31 0.067 1 0.050
2020-12-31 0.056 1 0.038
2020-09-30 0.043 1 0.025
2020-06-30 0.041 1 0.023

SLM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SLM, see our SLM 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 $23.52 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

SLM Corporation (SLM) Company Bio

SLM Corporation offers private education loans to students and their families. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Newark, Delaware.

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

Sallie Mae Contributes $200,000 to Support Access to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

NEWARK, Del., September 20, 2023--Sallie Mae®, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, Inc., is contributing $200,000 to HBCU Week Foundation, Inc. to support access to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Specifically, The Sallie Mae Fund is sponsoring the HBCU Week College Fair in Wilmington, Del., on Sept. 22 and the HBCU College Fair in Atlanta, Ga, on Oct. 6. The events are expected to draw more than 12,000 college seeking students and will connect them with informa

Yahoo | September 20, 2023

Can You Have More Than One Student Loan Cosigner? Experts Weigh In

If you're a student or the parent of someone pursuing higher education, the thought of paying for college is never far from mind. How will you or your child come up with enough money to fulfill that...

Yahoo | September 2, 2023

Sallie Mae CEO Jon Witter to Present at 2023 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

NEWARK, Del., August 31, 2023--Sallie Mae® (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today announced CEO Jon Witter will speak at the 2023 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Yahoo | August 31, 2023

Sallie Mae announces Pete Graham as next CFO

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Sallie Mae Announces Pete Graham as Next Chief Financial Officer

NEWARK, Del., August 28, 2023--Sallie Mae® (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today announced Pete Graham as its next Chief Financial Officer. Graham will join the company on Sept. 18 as an Executive Vice President and will officially assume the role of Chief Financial Officer on Oct. 27. He will be responsible for finance, accounting, and treasury activities, as well as equity and fixed income investor relations. He will also serve as the lead financial spokesperson for the company.

Yahoo | August 28, 2023

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SLM Price Returns

1-mo -5.91%
3-mo -16.51%
6-mo 10.77%
1-year -2.25%
3-year 80.42%
5-year 32.00%
YTD -16.68%
2022 -13.47%
2021 60.54%
2020 40.89%
2019 8.60%
2018 -26.46%

SLM Dividends

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