SLM Corporation (SLM): Price and Financial Metrics

SLM Corporation (SLM): $19.00

-0.18 (-0.94%)

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  • SLM scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 82.84% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SLM is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • SLM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.39% of US stocks).

SLM Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.25, SLM Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 3.86% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 12.5 for SLM Corp; that's greater than it is for 94.61% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that SLM's revenue has grown 81.44% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 92.81% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SLM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are INBK, ISBC, BKU, FFIC, and VLY.
  • SLM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SLM Corp's official web site, go to

SLM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, SLM's price/sales ratio is 0% higher, now standing at 3.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, SLM's price/sales ratio has gone down 7.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, SLM's price/sales ratio has gone down 7.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SLM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SLM 2018-11-06 4.4 1.6 11.9 14.6
SLM 2014-11-11 2.3 2.3 7.1 2.7
SLM 2014-05-20 1.2 0.7 2.9 72.2
SLM 2013-04-01 3.7 1.8 9.9 120.1
SLM 2009-12-01 6.1 1.1 -16.5 -480.0
SLM 2002-07-05 7.5 7.4 18.8 51.2

SLM Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 149.89%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 380.95%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 62.02%.
SLM's revenue has moved up $1,359,556,000 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
2021-03-31 2,057.665 -281.331 1,152.253
2020-12-31 1,718.309 -182.669 870.956
2020-09-30 1,352.165 -147.391 577.457
2020-06-30 1,297.111 -14.742 532.792
2020-03-31 1,594.313 112.058 766.427
2019-12-31 1,317.993 -15.641 561.439

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 $23.30 Average Broker Recommendation 1.38 (Strong Buy)

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SLM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.00 52-week high $21.40
Prev. close $19.18 52-week low $6.59
Day low $18.89 Volume 2,980,500
Day high $19.64 Avg. volume 4,999,976
50-day MA $20.02 Dividend yield 0.63%
200-day MA $15.63 Market Cap 5.81B

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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Latest SLM News From Around the Web

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 slides 5% as Q2 adjusted net income declines sequentially

Student lender Sallie Mae's ([[SLM]] -5.1%) Q2 non-GAAP net income rose Y/Y but was considerable down sequentially compared to Q1 2021.Q2 non-GAAP “Core Earnings” net income increased to $144.28M, or $0.45 per share, compared to a loss of $81.75M, or loss of $0.22 per share, in Q2 2020.In Q1 non-GAAP net income...

Seeking Alpha | July 22, 2021

SLM Corporation 2021 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by SLM Corporation in conjunction with their 2021 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 22, 2021

Sallie Mae (SLM) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

SLM earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Sallie Mae (SLM) Tops Q2 Earnings Estimates, Ups '21 Outlook

A decline in expenses and provisions drives Sallie Mae's (SLM) Q2 results. However, lower interest income on a decline in average loan outstanding balance has been a spoilsport.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Sallie Mae Reports Second-Quarter 2021 Financial Results

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today released second-quarter 2021 financial results. Highlights of those results are included in the attached supplement. Complete financial results are available at Sallie Mae will host an earnings conference call tomorrow, July 22, 2021, at 8 a.m. ET. Executives will be on hand to discuss various highlights of the quarter and to answer questions related to Sallie Maes performance.

Business Wire | July 21, 2021

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SLM Price Returns

1-mo -3.80%
3-mo -1.66%
6-mo 45.48%
1-year 174.92%
3-year 74.07%
5-year 177.13%
YTD 53.87%
2020 40.89%
2019 8.60%
2018 -26.46%
2017 2.54%
2016 69.02%

SLM Dividends

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SLM Corp (SLM) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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