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Ryder System, Inc. (R) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Ryder System, Inc. ( R ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased R stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that R has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $61.54, the dividend yield is 2.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of R was $61.54, representing a -0.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.73 and a 87.85% increase over the 52 week low of $32.76.
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 $4.2. Zacks Investment Research reports R's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.91%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the R Dividend History page.
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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 IYT with an increase of 21.8% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of R at 5.44%.