SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) shares were trading lower by -0.18 percent ($-0.02) at $11.26 a piece in Tuesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $11.28. SLM trades with a P/S ratio of 3.9. This is lower than the both industry’s 90.29 and the wider sector’s 13.11. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.64 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 18.04. Shares of SLM have downtrended -4.66% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -5.94% in that time. SLM Corporation (SLM) has a market cap of $4.86 billion and over the last 12 months, SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) has gone stronger by 56.82%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:SLM) price has been as high as $13.2 and as low as $6.93. SLM Corporation earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -13.8% over the last 5 years.

SLM Corporation (Mean Target Price: $14.17)

The average 1-year price target for SLM Corporation (SLM) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $14.17/share. That’s a potential 25.84 increase relative to where SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $11.25 and $. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $.

SLM Corporation (SLM) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 1.8 for SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) also leans strongly towards the bullish end of the spectrum. Of the 10 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track SLM 1 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 9, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy SLM Corporation versus those who think you should sell it. A 9 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of SLM or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) Cheap From Peers?

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) knifed -0.19 percent lower and now trades for $112.96. PPG comes in with a P/S ratio of 1.97 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.11) and its peers (90.29). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 16.71 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 40.77. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $114.15 and as low as $89.64. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 2.3% over the last 5 years. Shares of PPG have sank -0.56% in the past three monthswhile the has dropped -3.67% in that time.

PPG Industries, Inc. (Price Objective: $115.3)

PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) has a market cap of $28.95 billion and over the last 12 months, PPG has risen by 21.91%. The average 1-year price target for (PPG) reveals an average price target of $115.3 per share. That’s a potential 2.07 gain from where (NYSE:PPG) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $100. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $127.

Analyst Thoughts About PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 22 analysts — of 2.3 for PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track PPG Industries, Inc. 10 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 12 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 12 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:PPG) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.