NYSE:AYR - Aircastle Stock Price, News & Analysis

$20.88
+0.38 (+1.85 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.15
Now: $20.88
$20.90
50-Day Range
$19.54
MA: $20.81
$21.40
52-Week Range
$15.75
Now: $20.88
$22.27
Volume146,300 shs
Average Volume276,655 shs
Market Capitalization$1.56 billion
P/E Ratio6.59
Dividend Yield5.95%
Beta1.58
Aircastle Limited, through its subsidiaries, leases, finances, sells, and manages commercial flight equipment to airlines worldwide. As of December 31, 2018, its aircraft portfolio comprised 261 aircraft leased to 81 lessees located in 44 countries. Aircastle Limited was founded in 2004 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryTrading Companies & Distributors
SectorTransportation
CUSIPG0129K10
Phone203-504-1020

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$890.35 million
Cash Flow$8.00 per share
Book Value$26.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$247.91 million

Miscellaneous

Employees109
Market Cap$1.56 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, September 16th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Aircastle's Dividend History.

How will Aircastle's stock buyback program work?

Aircastle declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, May 21st 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 6.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Aircastle's earnings last quarter?

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 6th. The transportation company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $223.42 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $212.47 million. Aircastle had a net margin of 22.31% and a return on equity of 10.27%. Aircastle's revenue was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.67 EPS. View Aircastle's Earnings History.

When is Aircastle's next earnings date?

Aircastle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aircastle.

What price target have analysts set for AYR?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Aircastle's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Aircastle's share price to reach $21.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aircastle.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aircastle?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aircastle in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Aircastle.

Has Aircastle been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AYR stock has trended negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Aircastle earned a news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Aircastle.

Are investors shorting Aircastle?

Aircastle saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 991,500 shares, a drop of 6.8% from the June 30th total of 1,064,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 253,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.9 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Aircastle's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Aircastle's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Aircastle own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Aircastle investors own include Education Realty Trust (EDR), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Wells Fargo & Co (Wfc), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Ford Motor (F), CVS Health (CVS), General Electric (Ge) and Hannon Armstrong Sustnbl Infrstr Cap (HASI).

Who are Aircastle's key executives?

Aircastle's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Inglese, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Aaron Dahlke, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Roy Chardain Chandran, Exec. VP of Corp. Fin. & Strategy (Age 55)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Beers, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael L. Kriedberg, Sr. Advisor (Age 58)

Who are Aircastle's major shareholders?

Aircastle's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.62%), BlackRock Inc. (4.83%), LSV Asset Management (4.79%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.81%), Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (2.58%) and Goodnow Investment Group LLC (1.32%). Company insiders that own Aircastle stock include Michael Kriedberg, Ronald Merriman 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 Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., LSV Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc. and James Investment Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aircastle company stock in the last year include Michael Kriedberg and Ronald Merriman. 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Comerica Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KBC Group NV, Goodnow Investment Group LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. and Foundry Partners 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 $20.88.

How big of a company is Aircastle?

Aircastle has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion and generates $890.35 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $247.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.17 on an earnings per share basis. Aircastle employs 109 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Aircastle.

What is Aircastle's official website?

The official website for Aircastle is http://www.aircastle.com/.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  310 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  443 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  753
MarketBeat'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 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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