|Day Low/High||13.68 / 14.11|
|52 Wk Low/High||10.31 / 14.80|
Investors in Ship Finance International Ltd saw new options begin trading this week, for the February 2018 expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 240 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/14/17, Ship Finance International Ltd will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.45, payable on 6/30/17. As a percentage of SFL's recent stock price of $13.88, this dividend works out to approximately 3.24%, so look for shares of Ship Finance International Ltd to trade 3.24% lower — all else being equal — when SFL shares open for trading on 6/14/17.
In recent trading, shares of Ship Finance International Ltd have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $13.83, changing hands for $14.20/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.
Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Ship Finance International Ltd , where a total of 4,236 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 423,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 59.6% of SFL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 710,485 shares.
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Reports preliminary 3Q 2016 results and quarterly dividend of $0.45 per share
Investors in Ship Finance International Ltd saw new options become available today, for the December 16th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the SFL options chain for the new December 16th contracts and identified the following put contract of particular interest.
Investors in Ship Finance International Ltd saw new options begin trading today, for the January 2019 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 823 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
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