Ryder System, Inc. ( R ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 16, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 16, 2018. Shareholders who purchased R prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.04% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of R was $84.49, representing a -6.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.26 and a 35.14% increase over the 52 week low of $62.52.
R is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Amerco ( UHAL ) and Avis Budget Group, Inc. ( CAR ). R's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.69. Zacks Investment Research reports R's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -16.72%, compared to an industry average of -2.4%.