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Ryder System, Inc. (R) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Ryder System, Inc. ( R ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21, 2014. Shareholders who purchased R stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that R has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of R was $71.4, representing a -5.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.20 and a 35.79% increase over the 52 week low of $52.58.
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 $4.53. Zacks Investment Research reports R's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.22%, compared to an industry average of 13.4%.
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 )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an increase of 8.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of R at 5.03%.