Aircastle Ltd. (AYR) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Monday February 15 as the stock popped 9.45% to $17.37, representing a gain of $1.5 per share. Some 865,369 shares traded hands on 5,930 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 542,898 shares out of a total float of 81.19 million. The stock opened at $16.04 and traded with an intraday range of $17.40 to $16.03.
After today's gains, Aircastle Ltd. reached a market cap of $1.41 billion. Aircastle Ltd. has had a trading range between $25.52 and $15.06 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $19.03 and a 200-day SMA of $21.23.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 9.
Aircastle Ltd acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines.
Aircastle Ltd. is based out of Stamford, CT and has some 97 employees. Its CEO is Ron Wainshal.
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