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SFL (SFL) Competitors

$13.43
-0.07 (-0.52%)
(As of 03:51 PM ET)

SFL vs. FRO, STNG, GLNG, GOGL, TNK, NAT, TK, WMB, KMI, and LNG

Should you be buying SFL stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of SFL include Frontline (FRO), Scorpio Tankers (STNG), Golar LNG (GLNG), Golden Ocean Group (GOGL), Teekay Tankers (TNK), Nordic American Tankers (NAT), Teekay (TK), Williams Companies (WMB), Kinder Morgan (KMI), and Cheniere Energy (LNG). These companies are all part of the "oil & gas storage & transportation" industry.

SFL vs.

Frontline (NYSE:FRO) and SFL (NYSE:SFL) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and community ranking.

Frontline received 229 more outperform votes than SFL when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.25% of users gave Frontline an outperform vote while only 57.01% of users gave SFL an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FrontlineOutperform Votes
473
58.25%
Underperform Votes
339
41.75%
SFLOutperform Votes
244
57.01%
Underperform Votes
184
42.99%

Frontline pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.6%. SFL pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. Frontline pays out 86.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. SFL pays out 111.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Frontline is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Frontline had 3 more articles in the media than SFL. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Frontline and 2 mentions for SFL. SFL's average media sentiment score of 1.04 beat Frontline's score of 0.00 indicating that Frontline is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Frontline
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
SFL
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

22.7% of Frontline shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.6% of SFL shares are owned by institutional investors. 48.1% of Frontline shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Frontline has higher revenue and earnings than SFL. Frontline is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SFL, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Frontline$1.88B3.05$656.41M$2.869.01
SFL$752.29M2.47$83.94M$0.9713.85

Frontline has a beta of 0.03, indicating that its share price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SFL has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Frontline presently has a consensus price target of $26.10, indicating a potential upside of 1.91%. SFL has a consensus price target of $12.33, indicating a potential downside of 8.51%. Given SFL's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Frontline is more favorable than SFL.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Frontline
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
SFL
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Frontline has a net margin of 32.94% compared to Frontline's net margin of 15.21%. SFL's return on equity of 23.14% beat Frontline's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Frontline32.94% 23.14% 9.74%
SFL 15.21%11.47%3.20%

Summary

Frontline beats SFL on 17 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SFL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SFL vs. The Competition

MetricSFLDeep sea foreign transportation of freight IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.86B$1.06B$9.79B$17.71B
Dividend Yield8.14%5.98%4.11%3.63%
P/E Ratio13.8513.7719.1822.50
Price / Sales2.472.1123.4914.37
Price / Cash6.005.5315.2519.26
Price / Book1.790.992.034.80
Net Income$83.94M$96.45M$615.52M$976.34M
7 Day Performance2.52%3.96%1.87%0.68%
1 Month Performance-6.93%-0.22%-2.54%-4.12%
1 Year Performance45.27%56.82%11.97%7.59%

SFL Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FRO
Frontline
1.7909 of 5 stars
$24.68
+3.0%
$26.10
+5.8%
+68.6%$5.49B$1.83B8.6378News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Up
STNG
Scorpio Tankers
2.524 of 5 stars
$80.74
+3.0%
$80.67
-0.1%
+80.4%$4.41B$1.34B7.4924Analyst Forecast
Positive News
GLNG
Golar LNG
2.8482 of 5 stars
$28.45
-0.7%
$34.33
+20.7%
+36.2%$2.98B$298.43M27.10470Short Interest ↓
GOGL
Golden Ocean Group
2.3386 of 5 stars
$13.02
+0.9%
$12.75
-2.1%
+75.0%$2.60B$885.77M14.0038Positive News
Gap Down
TNK
Teekay Tankers
1.2547 of 5 stars
$66.60
+2.0%
$76.00
+14.1%
+81.2%$2.28B$1.36B4.711,590Positive News
NAT
Nordic American Tankers
3.8901 of 5 stars
$3.94
+1.8%
$5.17
+31.1%
+7.1%$822.67M$262.18M12.3118Positive News
TK
Teekay
0 of 5 stars
$8.67
flat
N/A+46.7%$788.08M$1.46B5.352,300Positive News
WMB
Williams Companies
4.0249 of 5 stars
$41.83
+1.4%
$41.42
-1.0%
+38.5%$50.98B$10.91B17.585,601Analyst Forecast
Positive News
KMI
Kinder Morgan
3.3321 of 5 stars
$19.74
+0.4%
$21.00
+6.4%
+18.9%$43.81B$15.33B17.9510,891Positive News
LNG
Cheniere Energy
3.9877 of 5 stars
$161.25
+4.0%
$198.64
+23.2%
N/A$36.91B$20.39B7.851,605Dividend Announcement

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This page (NYSE:SFL) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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