Aircastle Limited (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.165 per share scheduled for December 14,
2012. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$11.17, the dividend yield is 5.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AYR was $11.17,
representing a -23.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.55 and
a 5.28% increase over the 52 week low of $10.61.
AYR is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as Paychex, Inc. (
) and ADT Corporation (
). AYR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.52. Zacks Investment Research reports AYR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .87%, compared to an industry
average of 14.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AYR through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have AYR as a top-10 holding:
- Russell 2000 High Beta ETF (SHBT)
- Schwab U.S. Small-Cap ETF (
- Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF (
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%.