SLM Corporation (NASDAQ: SLM) is -7.47% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $10.81 and a high of $20.17 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The SLM stock was last observed hovering at around $15.35 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.01%.
Currently trading at $15.36, the stock is 3.21% and 12.22% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.08 million and changing 0.07% at the moment leaves the stock 0.48% off its SMA200. SLM registered -12.48% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -6.85%.
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The stock witnessed a 5.21% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 6.89%, and is 1.25% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.74% over the week and 3.21% over the month.
SLM Corporation (SLM) has around 1700 employees, a market worth around $3.82B and $2.20B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 8.96 and Fwd P/E is 5.49. Profit margin for the company is 20.30%. Distance from 52-week low is 42.09% and -23.85% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (10.30%).
The EPS is expected to shrink by -51.30% this year.
SLM Corporation (SLM) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 241.50M, and float is at 238.68M with Short Float at 3.61%.
SLM Corporation (SLM) Insider Activity
A total of 41 insider transactions have happened at SLM Corporation (SLM) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 24 and purchases happening 17 times.
SLM Corporation (SLM): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) that is trading 16.41% up over the past 12 months and Bank of America Corporation (BAC) that is -15.59% lower over the same period. Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) is -1.10% down on the 1-year trading charts.