Ryder System, Inc. (R) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2014

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Ryder System, Inc. ( R ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased R stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.82% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $86.74, the dividend yield is 1.71%.

The previous trading day's last sale of R was $86.74, representing a -5.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.91 and a 57.22% increase over the 52 week low of $55.17.

R is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Hertz Global Holdings, Inc ( HTZ ) and Avis Budget Group, Inc. ( CAR ). R's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.88. Zacks Investment Research reports R's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.38%, compared to an industry average of 18.6%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the R Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average Index Fund ( IYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 8.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of R at 4.95%.



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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