EPS for SLM Corporation (SLM) Expected At $0.23

June 15, 2018 - By Donald McKee

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q1 2018. 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.
Canada Pension Plan Inv Board holds 0% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) for 195,600 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 1,077 shares or 0% of the stock. Calamos Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Co reported 0.02% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). North Star Investment Mngmt Corp, a Illinois-based fund reported 400 shares. C M Bidwell Associate Limited owns 139 shares. Oppenheimer &, New York-based fund reported 11,861 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt System owns 0.02% invested in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) for 116,895 shares. The Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.02% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Valueact Hldg Limited Partnership stated it has 0.83% of its portfolio in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Inc Asset Inc accumulated 0.03% or 85,061 shares. Portolan Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 2.37 million shares. 6,338 were accumulated by Walleye Trading Limited Liability. New Jersey-based Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.1% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM). 52,958 were reported by Sg Americas Ltd Liability Corp. Bartlett And Communications Ltd Llc has invested 0% in SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM).

Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $4.78 million activity. Shares for $53,557 were sold by Puleo Frank C. 125,952 shares valued at $1.44 million were sold by Lutz Laurent Charles on Wednesday, January 24. GOODE EARL A also sold $53,580 worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) on Wednesday, May 2. 37,807 shares valued at $423,854 were sold by Dale Jeffrey on Monday, March 5. $3,800 worth of stock was sold by Pitcher Jed H on Thursday, January 25. $160,788 worth of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) was sold by McGarry Steven.

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 “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, May 30 by Wedbush. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, January 8. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, April 12. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold”. The stock of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 24. Jefferies maintained the shares of SLM in report on Wednesday, January 10 with “Buy” rating.

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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