Financial Review of SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

SLM Corporation (SLM) reported sales (ttm) of 1.05 Billion, whereas, 8 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 271.15 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 284 million and lower end at 259 million while the year ago reported sale was 250.52 million.

8 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Apr 18, 2017- Apr 24, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 283.89 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 299.1 million and 270 million respectively.

SLM Corporation (SLM) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Apr 19 AMC at 0.15, whereas, 11 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.17. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.19 and lower end at 0.16 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.16.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.17 reported by 11 number of analyst for the quarter ending Apr 18, 2017- Apr 24, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.17 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.18 and 0.16 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.16. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 14.61%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 15.71 and 13.5.

Valuation Ratios of SLM Corporation (SLM) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the SLM Corporation (SLM). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

SLM Corporation (SLM) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 21.79 while the company’s industry has 37.35 P/E and the sector P/E is 20.51. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 24.3 and low P/E is 11.07, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 37.97 and 25.07 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 10.59 for the industry and 11 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, SLM has Beta of 1.25 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.28 and 1.54 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of SLM stands at 4.73 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.78. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 20.65, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 55.54 and 14.83 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of SLM Corporation (SLM) stands at -30.84 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 21.35 and 14.6 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -13.75 and 0.

SLM Corporation (SLM) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 10.15% and closed its last trading session at $11.53. The market capitalization of the company is at $5.45 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $12.60 on 04/20/17 and 52-week Low of $5.56 on 06/27/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.68% and Monthly Volatility of 3.17%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.25 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.44.