NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Aircastle (NYSE: AYR) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $11.30 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.4%. The average volume for Aircastle has been 625,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aircastle has a market cap of $807 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Aircastle Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, lease, and sale of high-utility commercial jet aircraft to passenger and cargo airlines worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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