Analyst Ratings for Ship Finance International Ltd. (SFL)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Ship Finance International Ltd. (NYSE:SFL) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for SFL last month.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SFL. The most optimistic price target was 18, implying potential capital gains of 33.83 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10.5, which equates to a potential downside of -21.93 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.92 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 17.12 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.5 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.67 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SFL has a 52-week high of 16.10 and a 52-week low of 12.07. Currently the stock is 11.43 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.46 percent. SFL has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SFL value stock report compares SFL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.36 billion. SFL will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.