Stock in the News: Navient Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVI)

On 03 Feb 2020, Navient Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVI) stock observed trading -10.59% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 25.99% away from low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock disclosed a move of -0.41% away from 50 day moving average and 4.29% away from 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading -1.04% off 20-day moving average. It has market cap of $3208.71M and dividend yield of 4.57%.

Navient Corporation (NAVI) recently reported that it has entered into an contract to repurchase 20,346,464 shares of ordinary stock owned by certain Canyon Partners, LLC associates at a purchase price of $14.77 per share.

“This contract is a exclusive prospects to accelerate Navient’s share repurchase plans,” stated Jack Remondi, president and CEO, Navient. “Canyon has been a important shareholder and we’ve appreciated their perspective and input, which will continue to help shape the company’s business plans going forward. We are committed to building upon our exceptional 2019 results, continuing to deliver superior value for our consumers and shareholders.”

Navient before reported a share repurchase program under which it is authorized to repurchase up to $1B of Navient’s outstanding ordinary stock. As a result of the shares already repurchased in the open market and this contract with Canyon, Navient will have about $674M in remaining share repurchase authority. Navient continues to expect its total 2020 share repurchase to be broadly in line with 2019 repurchases and the remaining repurchases are likely to be conducted throughout the year.

The USA based company Navient Corporation moved with change of -2.57% to $14.01 with the total traded volume of 2328426 shares in recent session versus to an average volume of 1666.93K. NAVI’s shares are at 1.74% for the quarter and driving a 22.47% return over the course of the past year and is now at 2.41% since this point in 2018.  The average volatility for the week and month was at 3.26% and 2.44% respectively. There are 229.03M shares outstanding and 218.89M shares are floated in market.

 

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