NYSE:AYR - Aircastle Stock Price, News & Analysis

$21.09
-0.53 (-2.45 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.01
Now: $21.09
$21.64
50-Day Range
$19.54
MA: $20.82
$21.72
52-Week Range
$15.75
Now: $21.09
$22.27
Volume220,366 shs
Average Volume268,789 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio6.65
Dividend Yield5.61%
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$7.6137 per share
Book Value$26.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$247.91 million

Miscellaneous

Employees109
Market Cap$1.58 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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.69%. 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 of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, May 21st 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Aircastle's earnings last quarter?

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 6th. The transportation company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The transportation company had revenue of $223.42 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $212.47 million. Aircastle had a return on equity of 10.27% and a net margin of 22.31%. The business's revenue was up 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $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 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Aircastle's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Aircastle's stock price to reach $21.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% 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?

News coverage about AYR stock has been trending positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Aircastle earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Aircastle.

Are investors shorting Aircastle?

Aircastle saw a drop in short interest in 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 volume of 253,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the company 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), Main Street Capital (MAIN) and Cisco Systems (csco).

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 institutional 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 institutional 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 $21.09.

How big of a company is Aircastle?

Aircastle has a market capitalization of $1.58 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:  311 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  443 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  754
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 8/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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