EPS for SLM Corporation (SLM) Expected At $0.23

June 13, 2018 - By Gary Horn

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.45, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It is negative, 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.
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has 0.06% invested in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Earnest Partners Limited Com has invested 0% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Wells Fargo And Mn owns 7.66M shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Howe And Rusling holds 0% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) for 206 shares. Gateway Advisers accumulated 94,135 shares. Glenmede Na has 0% invested in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Us Comml Bank De stated it has 6,570 shares. Alliancebernstein L P holds 281,679 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Palisade Capital Mngmt Ltd Co Nj has invested 0.07% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Retirement Systems Of Alabama owns 560,714 shares. Plante Moran Ltd stated it has 187 shares. Aperio Group Inc Limited Liability Com accumulated 177,412 shares. Brandywine Glob Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.36% or 5.14 million shares in its portfolio. Loomis Sayles & Limited Partnership invested in 379,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 58,407 are held by Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado.

Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $4.78 million activity. $53,557 worth of stock was sold by Puleo Frank C on Monday, April 30. McGarry Steven had sold 95,584 shares worth $1.14 million. Jafarieh Nicolas also sold $104,102 worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) shares. The insider Thome Paul F sold $142,934. $3,800 worth of stock was sold by Pitcher Jed H on Thursday, January 25. Lutz Laurent Charles sold 40,000 shares worth $452,350.

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 $100.11M giving it 12.67 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 0.51% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $11.66. About 1.66 million shares traded. SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) has risen 9.32% since June 14, 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. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1400 target in Tuesday, April 24 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. As per Thursday, April 12, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, January 10. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 4. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, May 30.

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 $5.08 billion. It offers private education loans to students and their families. It has a 18.81 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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