SLM Corporation (SLM) Dividends

SLM Corporation (SLM): $17.88

0.57 (+3.29%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • As for its free cash flow/dividend ratio, SLM's comes in at 6.3 -- better than 95.57% of other US-listed dividend issuers.
  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, SLM has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 1,530,010,000, ranking above 97.07% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • SLM is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than 5.41% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with SLM's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: MELI, STAF, SNX, MEOH and UVE.
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SLM Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$17.88$3.81 -79.51%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. In the case of SLM, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 79.51% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of SLM Corp's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, SLM Corp's dividend yield of 0.65% is in the bottom 10.54%.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, SLM's provides a return of -79.51% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than only 14.88% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • Beta, a measure of volatility relative to the stock market overall, is lower for SLM than it is for 38.9% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.

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SLM Dividend History

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SLM Dividends vs. Peers

SLM's dividend yield currently ranks #22 of 62 vs. its peers in the Consumer Financial Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 BBDC Barings BDC, Inc. 7.66%
2 TAX Liberty Tax, Inc. - 6.21%
3 UWMC UWM Holdings Corporation 5.80%
4 OMF OneMain Holdings, Inc. 5.03%
5 WU Western Union Company (The) 4.70%
6 HRB H&R Block, Inc. 4.26%
7 CURO CURO Group Holdings Corp. 2.80%
8 CIT CIT Group Inc (DEL) 2.76%
9 CASS Cass Information Systems, Inc 2.56%
10 ALLY Ally Financial Inc. 1.92%
11 SYF Synchrony Financial 1.82%
12 RM Regional Management Corp. 1.70%
13 CLGX CoreLogic, Inc. 1.65%
14 DFS Discover Financial Services 1.60%
15 COF Capital One Financial Corporation 1.50%
16 HTH Hilltop Holdings Inc. 1.49%
17 FCFS FirstCash, Inc. 1.38%
18 EDNMY Edenred SA 1.19%
19 LDI loanDepot, Inc. 1.12%
20 AXP American Express Co. 1.03%
21 ADS Alliance Data Systems Corporation 0.88%
22 SLM SLM Corporation 0.69%
23 GPN Global Payments Inc. 0.62%
24 EFX Equifax, Inc. 0.59%
25 V Visa Inc. CI A 0.57%
26 MA Mastercard Incorporated 0.51%
27 TRU TransUnion 0.33%
28 WP Worldpay, Inc. 0.00%
29 MFH Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. 0.00%
30 NICK Nicholas Financial, Inc. 0.00%
31 PSFE Paysafe Limited 0.00%
32 FOA Finance of America Companies Inc. 0.00%
33 EEFT Euronet Worldwide, Inc. 0.00%
34 AX Axos Financial, Inc. 0.00%
35 MNSB MainStreet Bancshares, Inc. 0.00%
36 PAYS Paysign, Inc. 0.00%
37 TREE LendingTree, Inc. 0.00%
38 WRLD World Acceptance Corporation 0.00%
39 QFIN 360 Finance, Inc. 0.00%
40 SUNL Sunlight Financial LLC 0.00%
41 SNTG Sentage Holdings Inc. 0.00%
42 FMCC Freddie Mac 0.00%
43 FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association 0.00%
44 CATM Cardtronics plc 0.00%
45 GDOT Green Dot Corp. 0.00%
46 RATE Bankrate, Inc. 0.00%
47 EZPW EZCORP, Inc. - Class A Non-Voting 0.00%
48 MGI Moneygram International, Inc. 0.00%
49 LC LendingClub Corporation 0.00%
50 AMK AssetMark Financial Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
51 PYPL PayPal Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
52 LMFA LM Funding America, Inc. 0.00%
53 ATLC Atlanticus Holdings Corporation 0.00%
54 HAWK Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
55 ENVA Enova International, Inc. 0.00%
56 DLO DLocal Limited 0.00%
57 BMTX BM Technologies, Inc. 0.00%
58 KPLT Katapult Group, Inc., 0.00%
59 NCR NCR Corporation 0.00%
60 LPRO Open Lending Corp. Cl A 0.00%
61 CRZNU Corazon Capital V838 Monoceros Corp 0.00%
62 HUNTF Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. 0.00%

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SLM Corp Common Stock (SLM) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for SLM Corp (SLM) - Dividend Investor
SLM Corp (SLM) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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