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.

SFL was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 18, which equates to a potential upside of 33.83 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 10.5, implying a possible loss of -21.93 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.92 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 17.12 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.5 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.67 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SFL has traded between a high of 16.10 and a low of 12.07 over the past year. Today's price is 11.43 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.46 percent below the high. SFL has a P/E 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 market cap of SFL is $1.36 billion. SFL is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.