SLM Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that SLM has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $26.46, the dividend yield is 2.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLM was $26.46,
representing a -1.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.81 and
a 60.95% increase over the 52 week low of $16.44.
SLM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American Express Company (
) and Discover Financial Services (
). SLM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.25. Zacks Investment Research reports SLM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.72%, compared to an
industry average of 12.7%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SLM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPG with an increase of
12% over the last 100 days. EZA has the highest percent weighting
of SLM at 3.33%.