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 http://www.forbes.com/sites/dividendchannel/2014/06/20/ship-finance-international-sfl-passes-through-9-yield-mark-2/