Ryder System (R) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-27-2016. The company said it had a profit of $1.56 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.03. Analysts had a consensus of $1.53. The company posted revenue of $1703.70 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $1688.26 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.65 EPS.
Ryder System opened for trading at $63.78 and hit $65.91 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $65.62, with a gain of 1.70% or 1.1 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,49,931 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,524 M.
Investors should note that on Jul 15, 2016, Ryder System announced a cash dividend of $0.4400. The company’s management has announced Aug 18, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 22, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 16, 2016.
In a different news, on May 26, 2016, Robert E Sanchez (Chair and CEO) sold 37,550 shares at $68.05 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 13, 2016, Karen M. Jones (EVP & Chief Marketing Officer) sold 9,413 shares at $70.10 per share price. On Feb 22, 2016, Art A Garcia (EVP & Chief Financial Officer) sold 2,000 shares at $56.38 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Ryder System Inc. (Ryder) is engaged in offering commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions. Ryder operates in two segments: Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) and Supply Chain Solutions (SCS). The Fleet Management Solutions segment provides service leasing commercial rental contract maintenance and contract-related maintenance of trucks tractors and trailers to customers in the United States Canada and the United Kingdom. The Supply Chain Solutions segment provides supply chain solutions including distribution and transportation services in North America and Asia. The Supply Chain Solutions segment also provides services which includes vehicles and drivers as part of a transportation solution in the United States. In addition the Company’s SCS business as well as its FMS business provides customers with capacity management services.