SLM Corporation (SLM) belonging to the Finance sector has surged 1.06% and closed its last trading session at $12.35.
The company reported its EPS on 01/18/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $13.05.
The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.
The Stock had a 1.13 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.14 and 1.2 respectively.
SLM Corporation on 01/18/2017 reported its EPS as $0.15 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.14. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 7.1%.
Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on SLM Corporation Earnings, with 11 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.15.
Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.16 and $0.13 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.14.
Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for SLM Corporation as $260.69 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 8 analysts.
The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 269.19 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 253 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 209.86 Million.
For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for SLM Corporation is 7.1%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 41.7%.
In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -34.33% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 14.61%.
The Company got Initiated by Wedbush on 31-Jan-17 to Outperform.
Insider Trades for SLM Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 6 Mar 2017 where Thome (Paul F), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 2120 shares were traded at a price of $11.8.
11 analysts projected Price Targets for SLM Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $14. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $10 and the Mean Price Target is $13.05.
SLM Corporation (SLM) has the market capitalization of $5.29 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $12.6 on Feb 13, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $5.56 on Jun 27, 2016.
The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.4 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1 percent.
The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 12.07 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.26 and ATR value of 0.29. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 2.34% and 2.38%.