Ryder System, Inc. (R) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 15, 2013


Ryder System, Inc. ( R ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased R stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.68% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $59.85, the dividend yield is 2.27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of R was $59.85, representing a -7.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.99 and a 56.06% increase over the 52 week low of $38.35.

R is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Hertz Global Holdings, Inc ( HTZ ) and Amerco ( UHAL ). R's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.48. Zacks Investment Research reports R's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.71%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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

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 )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 7.17% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of R at 5.15%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: HTZ , IYT , JKL , R , UHAL

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