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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SFL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying potential capital gains of 33.83 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 10.5, implying potential capital losses of -21.93 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.5 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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 16.46 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.