SLM Corporation (SLM) Dividends

SLM Corporation (SLM): $20.54

0.37 (+1.83%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • The stock's free cash flow/dividend ratio, potentially useful for understanding its ability to make dividend payments, comes in at 6.3 -- higher than 95.35% of other dividend issuers in the US.
  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, SLM has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 1,530,010,000, ranking above 97.13% 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 5.56% 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: EDUC, GSHD, NEU, APD and FNV.
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SLM Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$20.54$3.96 -67.95%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for SLM, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 67.95% relative to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for SLM Corp are:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, SLM offers a dividend yield in the bottom 0.98% of its fellow sector mates.
  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of -67.95%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than just 18.11% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, SLM has a discount rate lower than just 18.11% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Financial Services sector, SLM's equity discount rate is less than 83.66% of those stocks.

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SLM Dividend History

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SLM Dividends vs. Peers

SLM's dividend yield currently ranks #22 of 60 vs. its peers in the Consumer Financial Services category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 BBDC Barings BDC, Inc. 7.60%
2 TAX Liberty Tax, Inc. - 6.21%
3 OMF OneMain Holdings, Inc. 4.75%
4 UWMC UWM Holdings Corporation 4.14%
5 HRB H&R Block, Inc. 4.04%
6 WU Western Union Company (The) 3.79%
7 CIT CIT Group Inc (DEL) 2.67%
8 CURO CURO Group Holdings Corp. 2.51%
9 CASS Cass Information Systems, Inc 2.36%
10 RM Regional Management Corp. 2.03%
11 SYF Synchrony Financial 1.80%
12 CLGX CoreLogic, Inc. 1.65%
13 FCFS FirstCash, Inc. 1.46%
14 DFS Discover Financial Services 1.44%
15 ALLY Ally Financial Inc. 1.41%
16 HTH Hilltop Holdings Inc. 1.29%
17 EDNMY Edenred SA 1.14%
18 AXP American Express Company 1.06%
19 COF Capital One Financial Corporation 1.01%
20 ADS Alliance Data Systems Corporation 0.75%
21 EFX Equifax, Inc. 0.68%
22 SLM SLM Corporation 0.59%
23 V Visa Inc. CI A 0.55%
24 MA Mastercard Incorporated 0.48%
25 GPN Global Payments Inc. 0.41%
26 TRU TransUnion 0.36%
27 WP Worldpay, Inc. 0.00%
28 MFH Mercurity Fintech Holding Inc. 0.00%
29 NICK Nicholas Financial, Inc. 0.00%
30 PSFE Paysafe Limited 0.00%
31 FOA Finance of America Companies Inc. 0.00%
32 EEFT Euronet Worldwide, Inc. 0.00%
33 AX Axos Financial, Inc. 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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