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Lowest EPS Growth in the Consumer Finance Industry Detected in Shares of SLM (SLM, DFS, NNI, COF, AXP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Consumer Finance industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

SLM ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 489.5%. Discover Financial Services is next with a EPS growth of 601.5%. Nelnet ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 973.5%.

Capital One Financial follows with a EPS growth of 2,386.5%, and American Express rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 3,184.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Capital One Financial on April 28th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $81.04. Since that call, shares of Capital One Financial have fallen 3.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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