SLM Corporation (SLM) Analysts See $0.23 EPS

June 15, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.45, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 46 investors sold SLM Corporation shares while 90 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 433.58 million shares or 2.67% more from 422.29 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 0.03% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). 12,828 were reported by Veritable L P. Northern Tru stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Johnson Fin Gp Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) for 638 shares. 125,047 are owned by Metropolitan Life. First Advisors Lp owns 490,399 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Glenmede Company Na holds 2,228 shares. Massmutual Fsb Adv owns 326 shares. Ameritas Investment Prns stated it has 128,989 shares. Finance Ser Corporation stated it has 113 shares. Valueact Hldgs Lp stated it has 7.40 million shares. Eqis Mgmt stated it has 37,391 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Walleye Trading Ltd Com, a Minnesota-based fund reported 6,338 shares. Mutual Of America Limited Co, New York-based fund reported 356,583 shares. Advantus Cap stated it has 53,195 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $4.78 million activity. Dale Jeffrey had sold 37,807 shares worth $423,854 on Monday, March 5. 330 SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) shares with value of $3,800 were sold by Pitcher Jed H. On Friday, January 26 McGarry Steven sold $160,788 worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) or 13,836 shares. 12,429 shares were sold by Thome Paul F, worth $142,934 on Friday, January 26. Another trade for 4,585 shares valued at $53,557 was made by Puleo Frank C on Monday, April 30. $707,270 worth of stock was sold by Boyles Jonathan on Friday, March 2.

Analysts expect SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) to report $0.23 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 43.75 % from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. SLM’s profit would be $100.10 million giving it 12.62 P/E if the $0.23 EPS is correct. After having $0.27 EPS previously, SLM Corporation’s analysts see -14.81 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $11.61. About 1.57 million shares traded. SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) has risen 9.32% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.25% the S&P500.

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. SLM Corporation had 10 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform” on Wednesday, May 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 12 by Oppenheimer. Jefferies maintained SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) rating on Wednesday, January 10. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $16.0 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was initiated by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, April 24, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold”.

SLM Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a saving, planning, and paying for college firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.05 billion. It offers private education loans to students and their families. It has a 18.73 P/E ratio. The firm also provides banking products, such as certificates of deposits, money market deposit accounts, and high yield savings accounts; and a consumer savings network that offers financial rewards on everyday purchases to help families save for college.

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