STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Aircastle Ltd. (AYR) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $103.2 million.

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company said it had net income of $1.35 per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, were $1.43 per share.

The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.45 per share.

The aircraft leasing company posted revenue of $292.6 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $247.9 million, or $3.17 per share. Revenue was reported as $890.4 million.

Aircastle shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined slightly more than 4 percent in the last 12 months.

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