Looking At Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) From All Angles

Aircastle Limited (NYSE:AYR) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of AYR, it is a well-regarded dividend-paying company with a a strong history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Aircastle here.

6 star dividend payer with proven track record

Over the past year, AYR has grown its earnings by 68%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. In addition to beating its historical values, AYR also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 16%. This paints a buoyant picture for the company.

NYSE:AYR Income Statement, April 25th 2019
NYSE:AYR Income Statement, April 25th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that AYR is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 6.0%. AYR has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:AYR Historical Dividend Yield, April 25th 2019
NYSE:AYR Historical Dividend Yield, April 25th 2019

Next Steps:

For Aircastle, I’ve put together three relevant factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for AYR’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for AYR’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are AYR’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of AYR? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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