Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2012

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Ship Finance International Limited ( SFL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 18, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.78 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SFL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $16.19, the dividend yield is 19.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SFL was $16.19, representing a -9.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.94 and a 87.82% increase over the 52 week low of $8.62.

SFL is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Carnival Plc ADS ( CUK ) and Carnival Corporation ( CCL ). SFL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports SFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.65%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SFL Dividend History page.



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