NYSE:AYR - Aircastle Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.60 +0.25 (+1.23 %) (As of 07/18/2018 12:37 PM ET)Previous Close$20.53Today's Range$20.40 - $20.6052-Week Range$18.97 - $25.30Volume4,342 shsAverage Volume362,451 shsMarket Capitalization$1.59 billionP/E Ratio10.95Dividend Yield5.53%Beta1.86 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Aircastle Limited, through its subsidiaries, leases, finances, sells, and manages commercial flight equipment to airlines worldwide. The company also invests in other aviation assets. As of December 31, 2017, its aircraft portfolio comprised 236 aircraft leased to 81 lessees located in 43 countries. Aircastle Limited was founded in 2004 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut. Receive AYR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AYR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors SectorTransportation SymbolNYSE:AYR CUSIPG0129K10 Webwww.aircastle.com Phone203-504-1020 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.06 Quick Ratio0.06 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.95 Forward P/E Ratio9.58 P/E Growth0.94 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$796.62 million Price / Sales2.02 Cash Flow$6.1677 per share Price / Cash3.34 Book Value$24.24 per share Price / Book0.85 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.87 Net Income$147.87 million Net Margins20.50% Return on Equity9.05% Return on Assets2.42% Miscellaneous Employees111 Outstanding Shares78,240,000Market Cap$1,585.22 Aircastle (NYSE:AYR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Aircastle's stock symbol? Aircastle trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AYR." How often does Aircastle pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aircastle? Aircastle declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.48%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 30th. View Aircastle's Dividend History. How were Aircastle's earnings last quarter? Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The transportation company reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.29. The transportation company earned $202.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.73 million. Aircastle had a return on equity of 9.05% and a net margin of 20.50%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.58 earnings per share. View Aircastle's Earnings History. When is Aircastle's next earnings date? Aircastle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Aircastle. What price target have analysts set for AYR? 8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Aircastle's stock. Their predictions range from $24.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Aircastle's share price to reach $24.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Aircastle. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aircastle? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aircastle in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Are investors shorting Aircastle? Aircastle saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,147,405 shares, a decrease of 49.1% from the May 15th total of 2,254,779 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,194,474 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 2.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Aircastle's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Aircastle's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aircastle include Air Lease (AL), Aaron's (AAN), Triton International (TRTN), McGrath RentCorp (MGRC), Exterran (EXTN), Textainer Group (TGH), Rent-A-Center (RCII), CAI International (CAI), General Finance Co. Common Stock (GFN), Black Diamond Group (BDIMF), Mitcham Industries (MIND), Quest Resource (QRHC), FlexShopper (FPAY) and Aly Energy Services (ALYE). Who are Aircastle's key executives? Aircastle's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael J. Inglese, CEO & Director (Age 56)Mr. Aaron Dahlke, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)Mr. Roy Chardain Chandran, Exec. VP of Corp. Fin. & Strategy (Age 54)Mr. Christopher L. Beers, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 53)Mr. Michael Kriedberg, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 57) Has Aircastle been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about AYR stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aircastle earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 44.98 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are Aircastle's major shareholders? Aircastle's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cambiar Investors LLC (0.31%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.04%) and FormulaFolio Investments LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Aircastle stock include Joseph Schreiner and Teachers Pension Plan Ontario. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aircastle. Which major investors are selling Aircastle stock? AYR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can and Cambiar Investors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aircastle. Which major investors are buying Aircastle stock? AYR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C. and FormulaFolio Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aircastle. How do I buy shares of Aircastle? Shares of AYR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Aircastle's stock price today? One share of AYR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.45. How big of a company is Aircastle? Aircastle has a market capitalization of $1.59 billion and generates $796.62 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $147.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.87 on an earnings per share basis. Aircastle employs 111 workers across the globe. How can I contact Aircastle? Aircastle's mailing address is 201 Tresser Boulevard Suite 400, STAMFORD CT, 06901. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 203-504-1020 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Aircastle (NYSE AYR)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 230 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 327 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 557MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aircastle and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AYR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AYR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?