SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM)

CAPS Rating: 3 out of 5

A holding company that operates through a number of subsidiaries. The Company's primary business is to originate and hold student loans by providing funding, delivery and servicing support for education loans in the United States.

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Member Avatar TMFDeej (99.46) Submitted: 4/7/2014 12:27:24 PM : Outperform Start Price: $24.06 SLM Score: +6.76

I'm not a huge fan of the student loan industry, but I do believe that SLM's plan to split into two companies could result in at least one, if not both trading at higher multiples than the low ones that are being given to it today.

Jason

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Member Avatar Teknowizz (98.15) Submitted: 9/21/2013 7:07:59 AM : Outperform Start Price: $24.63 SLM Score: -4.03

Picked using Navellier Portfoliogarder, by Key Fundamentals: Cash Flow (Best), Earnings Growth (Best), Operating Margin Growth (Best) & Return On Equity (Best)

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Member Avatar Kimer62 (56.42) Submitted: 5/17/2013 8:48:11 AM : Outperform Start Price: $21.80 SLM Score: +0.87

Great article in Seeking Alpha. Very cheap

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Member Avatar scrubs62074 (88.85) Submitted: 2/6/2013 3:10:12 PM : Outperform Start Price: $17.25 SLM Score: +26.81

STSC Feb 2013

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Member Avatar campwt00global (34.52) Submitted: 7/3/2012 10:20:46 AM : Outperform Start Price: $15.24 SLM Score: +34.00

http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20120702/FREE/120629915

Cooperman

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Member Avatar btthus (< 20) Submitted: 11/7/2011 10:46:21 PM : Underperform Start Price: $13.24 SLM Score: -48.93

good bye slm

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Member Avatar humanvegetable (54.90) Submitted: 10/20/2011 10:39:27 AM : Underperform Start Price: $12.44 SLM Score: -54.74

Huge debt/cash ratio. Students cannot pay off their loans in this economy. P/E ratio in the hundreds. Shrinking revenues. No profit. Highly overvalued at $13

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Member Avatar WilliamCrook2003 (71.47) Submitted: 10/5/2011 1:02:38 AM : Outperform Start Price: $10.96 SLM Score: +71.17

Simply undervalued.

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Member Avatar mrindependent (96.18) Submitted: 7/19/2011 5:52:31 PM : Outperform Start Price: $15.00 SLM Score: +32.75

value screen

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Member Avatar jemsa (< 20) Submitted: 11/22/2010 3:35:55 PM : Outperform Start Price: $10.64 SLM Score: +88.38

lowpricevaluestocks15

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Member Avatar jsgant13 (99.17) Submitted: 11/22/2010 2:52:44 PM : Outperform Start Price: $10.64 SLM Score: +88.38

Cooperman and Pamet are large stake holder

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Member Avatar obsoleteaccount (33.56) Submitted: 6/28/2010 4:49:59 AM : Underperform Start Price: $10.85 SLM Score: -66.47

General distrust for public companies of US government holdings

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Member Avatar Cantillon88 (< 20) Submitted: 3/22/2010 2:42:05 AM : Underperform Start Price: $10.23 SLM Score: -91.95

From CNN....."The House voted 220-211 on Sunday to make Washington the one-stop-shop for cheap student loans and to boost funding for need-based scholarships."

Sallie Mae is toast.

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Member Avatar NinjaJew (96.74) Submitted: 12/2/2009 2:22:20 PM : Outperform Start Price: $4.26 SLM Score: +385.20

It's ridiculous to imagine that the government can bear the burden in between what scholarships/grants/federal loans provide and what college ACTUALLY COSTS. The development of education reform on a scale that would completely wipe out private loans would take nearly the time/energy that health care reform, and we know how well that's going/gone. The demand for private loans will only increase from here out; it's the risk that fluctuates.

Sallie Mae has excellent customer service and flexible payments--when my income was unstable they worked with me until I was back on my feet again--all without one late/missed payment.

In tough times they've cut back their overeager loaning practices to a far more manageable level, and they will be better off for it. Anything higher than $60K in private loans for a kid with a BA fresh out of college will soon send him straight to the poor house, and there's no profit in that.

Sallie Mae has challenges ahead and some investment risks, but at $11/share I still find it a bargain.

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Member Avatar Ewok82 (29.52) Submitted: 10/11/2009 3:53:37 AM : Underperform Start Price: $8.29 SLM Score: -139.88

Students graduating without jobs and their parents trying to recover from the financial hit of 2008. Fat chance collecting loan repayments.

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Member Avatar uclayoda87 (29.51) Submitted: 10/11/2009 3:46:14 AM : Underperform Start Price: $8.29 SLM Score: -139.88

The government will bail out students by allowing them to declare bankruptcy and defaulting on their loans. The government will then take over new student loans and kill whatever is left of their business.

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Member Avatar Jpasko1 (< 20) Submitted: 9/12/2009 11:46:01 AM : Underperform Start Price: $8.37 SLM Score: -129.48

The tipping point has come. Normal consumer protections will be restored to student debt - including bankruptcy, refinancing, statutes of limitations, and fair debt collection practices.

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Member Avatar hurdithere (< 20) Submitted: 7/7/2009 4:25:48 PM : Outperform Start Price: $8.24 SLM Score: +103.18

Government will not be able to fully service student loans. SLM will change to fee for service and thrive. Uncertainty bringing stock to below market levels.

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Member Avatar lipstone (< 20) Submitted: 6/14/2009 1:39:55 PM : Underperform Start Price: $7.89 SLM Score: -128.06

Almost everyone I know has student loans that they have no means to pay back. The loans may escape bankruptcy filings but even so, that capital is gone FOREVER.

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Member Avatar COOLSTOCK (71.16) Submitted: 6/8/2009 12:14:54 PM : Outperform Start Price: $6.97 SLM Score: +170.07

analyst says Sallie Mae will continue receiving student loan-servicing business, even if the government takes over student loan lending.

good company

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