Ship Finance International (sfl) Passes Through 9% Yield Mark - Forbes

But now consider that you collected a whopping $10.77 per share in dividends over the same period, increasing your return to 13.15%. Even with dividends reinvested, that only amounts to an average annual total return of about 1.0%; so by comparison collecting a yield above 9% would appear considerably attractive if that yield is sustainable. Ship Finance International Ltd ( NYSE: SFL ) is a member of the Russell 3000, giving it special status as one of the largest 3000 companies on the U.S. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit