Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) Forms $14.75 Double Top; 2 Analysts Bullish Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM)

Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) formed double top with $15.49 target or 5.00% above today’s $14.75 share price. Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) has $1.53 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.75. About 393,101 shares traded. Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) has declined 0.70% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.25% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc (NYSE:APAM), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc had 52 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) rating on Wednesday, April 11. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $3300 target. Wood downgraded the shares of APAM in report on Wednesday, August 2 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, November 25. The stock of Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) rating on Tuesday, October 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $45 target. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 15 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, July 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3600 target in Tuesday, August 1 report. See Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) latest ratings:

11/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0000 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $38 New Target: $36 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $41.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0 Maintain
14/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $37.0 Maintain

Analysts await Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) to report earnings on May, 29. They expect $0.20 earnings per share, down 42.86% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.35 per share. SFL’s profit will be $20.72M for 18.44 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.24 actual earnings per share reported by Ship Finance International Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.67% negative EPS growth.

Among 3 analysts covering Ship Finance International Ltd (NYSE:SFL), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Ship Finance International Ltd has $17 highest and $14.5 lowest target. $15.17’s average target is 2.85% above currents $14.75 stock price. Ship Finance International Ltd had 8 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, February 12 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, July 27. Seaport Global initiated Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) on Monday, August 22 with “Neutral” rating. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1500 target in Monday, June 5 report. Jefferies reinitiated Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) on Monday, December 18 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.65, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 18 investors sold Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 48.16 million shares or 1.64% more from 47.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal National Bank Of Canada owns 0% invested in Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) for 80,635 shares. 194,905 are owned by Fiera. M&T Bancorporation stated it has 0% in Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 0% invested in Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM) for 24,098 shares. Principal Group Inc Inc holds 0.01% or 365,986 shares in its portfolio. Asset One stated it has 70,908 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sprott, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 186,500 shares. 26,325 are owned by Vnbtrust Natl Association. Ftb Advsr reported 0% stake. 61,490 were accumulated by Alliancebernstein Lp. Glenmede Trust Na owns 4,635 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Matarin Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 220,091 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. Lord Abbett And Com Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.03% in Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:APAM). Voya Invest Ltd stated it has 25,418 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 11,050 shares.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. is publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of $2.62 billion. It provides its services to pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, endowments, foundations, charitable organizations, government entities, private funds and non-U.S. funds, as well as mutual funds, non-U.S. funds and collective trusts. It has a 44.61 P/E ratio. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios.

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