This Ship-Owner Stock Looks Strong

10/12/2010 12:01 am EST

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Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) - This company owns and operates vessels and offshore-related assets including oil tankers, bulk carriers, and a variety of other ships.

The stock has risen from $13 to over $20 since July 2009. Following a break and run from $15 in February to $21 in March, SFL had been consolidating within a right triangle.


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But last week, upside volume increased and the stock broke through the bearish resistance line of the eight-month triangle with a trading objective of $23.

SFL pays an annual dividend of $1.53, a yield of almost 8%.

By Sam Collins of OptionsZone.com

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