Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions by our private shareholders regarding the Ship Finance Ltd. stock
If you can not find the answer to your question, please send us an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org or call our U.S toll free number 1-800-715-6374
When was Ship Finance incorporated and where?
Ship Finance International Limited was formed in October 2003 and is registered in Bermuda.
When did Ship Finance go public and at what price?
On June 16, 2004 Frontline completed a partial spin-off to its share holders. Ship Finance commenced trading at the New York Stock Exchange on June 17, 2004. The opening price was $14.75 per share.
Where is Ship Finance' stock traded?
Ship Finance is traded at the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SFL
Who is the stock transfer agent?
Computershare is the transfer agent and can be contacted at:
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940
U.S. Toll Free: 800 301 3489
Outside the U.S: +1 781 575 3100
What is Ship Finance's CUSIP number?
Does Ship Finance pay a cash dividend?
Ship Finance has paid a quarterly dividend since the Company was listed. Current and historic information about the quarterly dividend can be found here.
Who are the Financial Analysts that follow Ship Finance?
A complete list can be found here.
Who can I contact about specific investor relations questions?
Ship Finance has a U.S. toll free investor phone number 1-800-715-6374. You may also contact us through the following e-mail address: email@example.com
Who are the members of Ship Finance's Board of Directors?
A short biography on each of our Board members can be found here.
Who are the members of Ship Finance's Senior Management?
A short biography on each of our Senior Management can be found here.
Do you offer a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
Ship Finance offers a Dividend Reinvestment and Direct Stock Purchase Plan for individual investors who wish to reinvest cash dividends in additional shares and/or to purchase the Company's common stock. This plan is available to new and current stockholders of record in the U.S. Further information can be found here.
How is the tax treatment of Ship Finance shares received as part of the spin off from Frontline?
You are directed to consult your own tax advisor regarding the particular federal, foreign, state and local tax consequences of dividend distributions. In addition, Frontline has more information on: http://www.frontline.bm/IR/spinoff.shtml
Where can I get access to Ship Finance's financial reports and material filed with the SEC
All shareholders may, upon request, receive a hard copy of the complete audited financial statements free of charge. A link to the SEC filings can be found via NYSE Euronext.s website: http://secfilings.nyse.com/files.php?symbol=SFL
What kind of marine asset does Ship Finance own?
Ship Finance owns assets in several segments, such as oil tankers, dry bulk, container vessels and offshore assets. Focusing on more than one segment will give the Company more flexibility to continue growing irrespective of fluctuations in individual market segments. Our goal is to maintain a portfolio of high quality asset, long-term charters and strong charter counterparts. An updated list of our fleet can be found here.