SLM Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SLM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that SLM has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $23.99, the dividend yield is 2.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLM was $23.99,
representing a -8.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.17 and
a 56.48% increase over the 52 week low of $15.33.
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 $3.07. Zacks Investment Research reports SLM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 30.37%, compared to an
industry average of 13.3%.
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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
7.47% over the last 100 days. EZA has the highest percent weighting
of SLM at 3.21%.