SLM Corporation (SLM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2014

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SLM Corporation ( SLM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SLM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that SLM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLM was $24, representing a -12.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.34 and a 27.39% increase over the 52 week low of $18.84.

SLM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and Discover Financial Services ( DFS ). SLM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SLM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -16.78%, compared to an industry average of 8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SLM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( EZA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EZA with an decrease of -4.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLM at 3.09%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: SLM , AXP , DFS , EZA

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