Ryder System, Inc. (R) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2013

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Ryder System, Inc. ( R ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $65.43, the dividend yield is 2.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of R was $65.43, representing a -2.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.07 and a 52.95% increase over the 52 week low of $42.78.

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 $4.36. Zacks Investment Research reports R's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.62%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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 )
  • SPDR S&P Transportation ETF ( XTN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTN with an increase of 17.07% over the last 100 days. IYT has the highest percent weighting of R at 4.84%.



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: HTZ , IYT , R , UHAL , XTN

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