Ship Finance International Limited ( SFL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 08, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SFL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SFL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.17, the dividend yield is 11.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SFL was $15.17, representing a -14.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.80 and a 54.32% increase over the 52 week low of $9.83.
SFL is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) and Carnival Corporation ( CUK ). SFL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.99. Zacks Investment Research reports SFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 3.11%, compared to an industry average of -14.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SFL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SFL as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim Shipping ETF ( SEA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SEA with an decrease of -5.28% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SFL at 3.52%.