Aircastle Limited (AYR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2013

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Aircastle Limited ( AYR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AYR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of AYR was $13.28, representing a -6.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.18 and a 23.31% increase over the 52 week low of $10.77.

AYR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Paychex, Inc. ( PAYX ) and ADT Corporation ( ADT ). AYR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.46. Zacks Investment Research reports AYR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 135.68%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AYR Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AYR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AYR as a top-10 holding:

  • N/A (SHBT)
  • Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF ( SCHA )
  • Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF ( SCHB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SHBT with an increase of 13.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AYR at 2.11%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ADT , AYR , PAYX , SCHA , SCHB

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