Navient Corporation (NAVI) : 4 analysts are covering Navient Corporation (NAVI) and their average rating on the stock is 1.75, which is read as a Buy. 2 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Navient Corporation (NAVI) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 4, which recommends a Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 1 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.
Navient Corporation (NAVI) : The most positive equity analysts on Navient Corporation (NAVI) expects the shares to touch $19, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $13 in the short term. The company is covered by 2 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $16 with an expected fluctuation of $4.24 from the mean.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $13.70 and $13.59 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $13.82. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $13.64, notching a gain of 0.22% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,456,235 . The stock had closed at $13.61 on the previous day.
In a related news,The director of Navient Corp, Torre Bates Ann sold 9,000 shares at $14.23 on July 26, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $128,070. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Navient Corporation is a loan management, servicing and asset recovery company. The Company holds the portfolio of education loans insured or guaranteed under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), as well as the portfolio of Private Education Loans. FFELP Loans are insured or guaranteed by state based on guaranty agreements among the United States Department of Education (ED) and these agencies. Private Education Loans are education loans to students or their families that bear the full credit risk of the customer and any cosigner. The Company operates in three segments: FFELP Loans, Private Education Loans and Business Services. The Company services its own portfolio of education loans, as well as those owned by banks, credit unions, non-profit education lenders and ED. It also provides asset recovery services on its own portfolio, guaranty agencies, higher education institutions, ED and other federal clients, as well as states, courts and municipalities.