Media stories about SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SLM Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.8835617713144 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Analyzing SLM Corporation (SLM) and Enova International (ENVA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Head-To-Head Contrast: Santander Consumer USA Holdings (SC) and SLM Corporation (SLM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Enova International (ENVA) & SLM Corporation (SLM) Head-To-Head Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- Comparing Santander Consumer USA Holdings (SC) and SLM Corporation (SLM) (americanbankingnews.com)
- SLM : Oregon High School Student Awarded $25,000 Scholarship from Sallie Mae (4-traders.com)
SLM Corporation (NASDAQ SLM) traded up $0.30 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $10.63. The company had a trading volume of 2,285,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,122,395. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 1.33. The company has a market capitalization of $4,461.42, a P/E ratio of 14.97 and a beta of 1.32. SLM Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $9.43 and a fifty-two week high of $13.20.
A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub raised SLM Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. FBR & Co set a $13.00 price objective on SLM Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Wedbush reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $14.50 price objective on shares of SLM Corporation in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded SLM Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Citigroup Inc. assumed coverage on SLM Corporation in a report on Monday, October 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.44.
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SLM Corporation Company Profile
SLM Corporation (Sallie Mae) is the nation’s saving, planning, and paying for college company. Sallie Mae offers products, which promote personal finance including private education loans, Upromise rewards, scholarship search, college financial planning tools, insurance, and online retail banking.
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