Where Does SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL) Rank When It Comes To Price-To-Earnings Ratio?


SFL Corporation Ltd. (NYSE:SFL) finished Thursday with a subtraction of -$0.52 to close at $9.56, a downside of -5.21 percent. An average of 778,563 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$0.76 in the past week, and it reached a new high 24 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 714,326 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 724,552.

SFL stock has decreased by -7.10% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $9.42 on 09/23/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 05/31/22, shares of the company touched a low of $7.64 and a high of $11.60 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 20 times so far this year and achieved 23.68% or $1.41 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -17.62% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 6.70. The stock’s beta is 0.77. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 2.20, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.22, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 7.96.

The company has a payout ratio of 43.10%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.23 a share, representing a up of 4.55% from $0.22 last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.01 reported on Thursday August 18 2022.

Financial Health

Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 1.58 and a total debt to equity ratio of 2.35 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $356.66 million compared to revenue of $513.4 million.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, SFL Corporation Ltd.’s return on assets was 6.10%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, SFL Corporation Ltd. had $1.59 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $164.34 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 236.56%. The analyst consensus anticipated SFL Corporation Ltd.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.29 per share, but it turned out to be $0.45, a 55.20% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $76.31 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 22 September was 19.79%, suggesting the stock is oversold, with historical volatility in this time frame at 23.33%.

As of today, SFL’s price is $10.10 -7.32% or -$0.76 from its 5-day moving average. SFL is currently trading -14.98% lower than its 20-day SMA and -4.35% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +3.07% above the SMA50 and +7.59% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 13.00% and 17.35%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.33. With the 14-day stochastic at 8.68% and the average true range at 0.32, the RSI (14) stands at 29.28%. The stock has reached -0.39 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.53.

Analyst Ratings

DNB Markets downgraded SFL Corporation Ltd. (NYSE: SFL) to a a Hold rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Buy. The consensus rating for SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell SFL, while 1 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 2 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is SFL’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $11.50 and $13.50, with a median target of $13.30. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL) stock is $12.77.


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