NYSE:SFL - Ship Finance International Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$11.94 +0.09 (+0.76 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.85
Today's Range$11.81 - $12.10
52-Week Range$11.50 - $15.98
Volume1.13 million shs
Average Volume789,131 shs
Market Capitalization$1.45 billion
P/E Ratio10.03
Dividend Yield11.48%
Ship Finance International Limited owns and operates vessels and offshore related assets primarily in Bermuda, Cyprus, Malta, Liberia, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the Marshall Islands. It is also involved in the charter, purchase, and sale of assets. In addition, the company operates in various sectors of the shipping and offshore industry, including oil transportation, dry bulk shipments, chemical transportation, oil product transportation, container transportation, car transportation, drilling rigs, and offshore supply vessels. As of August 22, 2018, it had a fleet of approximately 80 vessels, including tankers, bulkers, container vessels, and offshore assets. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Deep sea foreign transportation of freight
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Storage & Transportation
Current SymbolNYSE:SFL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10
Current Ratio0.61
Quick Ratio0.60


Trailing P/E Ratio10.03
Forward P/E Ratio12.70
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$380.88 million
Price / Sales3.84
Cash Flow$2.0838 per share
Price / Cash Flow5.73
Book Value$11.77 per share
Price / Book1.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.19
Net Income$101.20 million
Net Margins22.77%
Return on Equity9.68%
Return on Assets3.62%


Outstanding Shares122,610,000
Market Cap$1.45 billion

Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ship Finance International's stock symbol?

Ship Finance International trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SFL."

How often does Ship Finance International pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ship Finance International?

Ship Finance International announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 12th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 11th. View Ship Finance International's Dividend History.

How were Ship Finance International's earnings last quarter?

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 20th. The shipping company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.08. The shipping company earned $111 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $114.96 million. Ship Finance International had a return on equity of 9.68% and a net margin of 22.77%. Ship Finance International's revenue for the quarter was up 18.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.31 earnings per share. View Ship Finance International's Earnings History.

When is Ship Finance International's next earnings date?

Ship Finance International is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ship Finance International.

What price target have analysts set for SFL?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ship Finance International's shares. Their predictions range from $14.50 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate Ship Finance International's stock price to reach $15.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ship Finance International.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ship Finance International?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ship Finance International in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ship Finance International.

Has Ship Finance International been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SFL stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ship Finance International earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the shipping company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Ship Finance International's key competitors?

Who are Ship Finance International's key executives?

Ship Finance International's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Harald Gurvin, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Ole Bjarte Hjertaker, Chief Exec. Officer of Ship Fin. Management AS (Age 51)
  • Ms. Georgina E. Sousa, Sec. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Trym Otto Sjølie, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mrs. Thecla Panagides, Chief Accounting Officer

Who are Ship Finance International's major shareholders?

Ship Finance International's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.71%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.63%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (1.39%), Man Group plc (0.68%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.55%).

Which major investors are selling Ship Finance International stock?

SFL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, American National Insurance Co. TX and Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV.

Which major investors are buying Ship Finance International stock?

SFL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Rhumbline Advisers, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. and Martingale Asset Management L P.

How do I buy shares of Ship Finance International?

Shares of SFL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ship Finance International's stock price today?

One share of SFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.94.

How big of a company is Ship Finance International?

Ship Finance International has a market capitalization of $1.45 billion and generates $380.88 million in revenue each year. The shipping company earns $101.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.19 on an earnings per share basis. Ship Finance International employs 11 workers across the globe.

What is Ship Finance International's official website?

The official website for Ship Finance International is http://www.shipfinance.bm.

How can I contact Ship Finance International?

Ship Finance International's mailing address is 14 PAR-LA-VILLE ROAD, HAMILTON D0, HM 08. The shipping company can be reached via phone at 1-441-295-9500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ship Finance International (NYSE SFL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  413
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ship Finance International and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SFL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SFL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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