Sallie Mae Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results

Fourth-Quarter GAAP Net Income Attributable to Common Stock of $137 Million, $0.32 Per Diluted Share; Full-Year 2019 GAAP Net Income Attributable to Common Stock of $561 Million, $1.30 Per Diluted Share Which is an Increase of 21% Compared to Year-Ago Period

Fourth-Quarter “Core Earnings” Net Income Attributable to Common Stock of $142 Million, $0.33 Per Diluted Share; Full-Year 2019 “Core Earnings” Net Income Attributable to Common Stock of $547 Million, $1.27 Per Diluted Share Which is an Increase of 19% Compared to Year-Ago Period

Private Education Loan Portfolio Totals $22.9 Billion, Up 13% From Year-Ago Quarter

Company Plans $3 Billion of Private Education Loan Sales to Fund Expected $600 Million in Share Repurchases in 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:30 pm EST

Dateline:

NEWARK, Del.

Public Company Information:

NASDAQ:
SLM

NEWARK, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, today released fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 financial results. Highlights of those results are included in the attached supplement. Complete financial results are available at www.SallieMae.com/investors.

Sallie Mae will host an earnings conference call tomorrow, Jan. 23, 2020, at 8 a.m. EST. Executives will be on hand to discuss various highlights of the quarter and to answer questions related to Sallie Mae’s performance. To participate, dial 877-356-5689 (USA and Canada) or 706-679-0623 (international) and use access code 6334858 starting at 7:45 a.m. EST. A replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the call’s conclusion and will remain available through Feb. 6, 2020, by dialing 855-859-2056 (USA and Canada) or 404-537-3406 (international) with access code 6334858.

A live audio webcast of the conference call, presentation slides and an infographic may be accessed at www.SallieMae.com/investors.

Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM) believes education and life-long learning, in all forms, help people achieve great things. As the leader in private student lending, we provide financing and know-how to support access to college and offer products and resources to help customers make new goals and experiences, beyond college, happen. Learn more at SallieMae.com. Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Multimedia Files:

Sallie Mae Earnings Release Supplement

Contact:

Media
Rick Castellano, 302-451-2541, rick.castellano@SallieMae.com

Investors
Brian Cronin, 302-451-0304, brian.cronin@SallieMae.com

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