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SFL Corporation Ltd is a marine shipping business based in the US. SFL Corporation shares (SFL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SFL Corporation employs 14 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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SFL Corporation share price

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SFL Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-26.
52-week range$5.74 - $10.53
50-day moving average $7.95
200-day moving average $7.20
Wall St. target price$9.03
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.8 (10.44%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.64

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Is SFL Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing SFL Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of SFL Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

SFL Corporation's EBITDA

SFL Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $304 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a SFL Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

SFL Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $466.4 million
Operating margin TTM 41.32%
Gross profit TTM $310.8 million
Return on assets TTM 3.45%
Return on equity TTM -23.6%
Profit margin -48.12%
Book value $6.86
Market capitalisation $998.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SFL Corporation shares

There are currently 2.0 million SFL Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as SFL Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 24.4% down from 2.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting SFL Corporation shares can be evaluated.

SFL Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SFL Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SFL Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SFL Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). SFL Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.27. In other words for every 100,000 SFL Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1270 shares are currently held short.

However SFL Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SFL Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable SFL Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SFL Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SFL Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0191% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SFL Corporation shares, roughly 19 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against SFL Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short SFL Corporation stock.

SFL Corporation share dividends

55%

Dividend payout ratio: 55.29% of net profits

Recently SFL Corporation has paid out, on average, around 55.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.87% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), SFL Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 7.87% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In SFL Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.

SFL Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

SFL Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

SFL Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SFL Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.7443 up to $10.5324. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SFL.US volatility(beta: 1.17)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while SFL Corporation's is 1.1743. This would suggest that SFL Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

SFL Corporation overview

SFL Corporation Ltd. engages in the ownership, operation, and chartering out of vessels and offshore related assets on medium and long-term charters. It is also involved in the charter, purchase, and sale of assets. In addition, the company operates in various sectors of the maritime, and shipping and offshore industry, including oil transportation, dry bulk shipments, chemical transportation, oil product transportation, container transportation, car transportation, and drilling rigs. As of March 22, 2021, it had a fleet of five crude oil tankers, 22 dry bulk carriers, 48 container vessels, two car carriers, one jack-up drilling rig, two ultra-deepwater drilling units, two chemical tankers, and two oil product tankers. It operates in Bermuda, Cyprus, Liberia, Norway, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the Marshall Islands. The company was formerly known as Ship Finance International Limited and changed its name to SFL Corporation Ltd.

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