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Company: Aircastle
Ticker:AYR
Yahoo Beta:2.39
Industry:Rental & Leasing Services

Company Description:  Aircastle, Ltd., buys, leases, and sells aircraft. The company operates in 33 countries.

Purchase Date:08 Dec 2010 Sale Date:22 Oct 2014
Purchase Price:$10.39 Sale Price:$17.80
  --Split Adjusted:$10.39  --Split Adjusted:$17.80
Shares Purchased:300 Shares Sold:300
  --Split Adjusted:300  --Split Adjusted:300
Transaction Fee:$104.81 Transaction Fee:$137.92
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$10.47 High$0.00
Date03 Dec 2010 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$7.68 Low$0.00
Date06 Jul 2010 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,226.82 S&P (Sale Date):$1,927.11

Purchase
Timing:  We bought near the six month high.
Reason:  The demand for aircraft has been growing with some improvements in the economy, with replacement of aging fleets in developed countries, and with economic growth in developing countries. The management of Aircastle is especially strong. The company is growing rapidly and appears positioned to continue its growth.

Sale
Timing:  0
Reason:  We determined that AYR held an unfavorable position within the industry compared to GE Capital Aviation and AerCap Holdings.

S&P Gain: 57.08 % Annualized Gain: 12.37%
Stock Gain: 71.32 % Annualized Gain: 14.92%

Dividends:$753.00
Net Holding Return ($): $2,733.27
Net Holding Return (%): 84.84 %