Ship Finance International Limited ( SFL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 10, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.44 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SFL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $16.58, the dividend yield is 10.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SFL was $16.58, representing a -15.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.73 and a 28.03% increase over the 52 week low of $12.95.
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 $1.72. Zacks Investment Research reports SFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 62.69%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.