Liquid Large Cap Companies in the Transportation Sector

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the most liquid large cap companies in the Transportation sector.  Liquidity is measured by the company’s current ratio, which is the ratio of its current assets to its current liabilities.  Current assets are liquid assets that can be readily converted to cash, or which are cash, and current liabilities are those liabilities (debts) due within the next quarter (90 days).  A current ratio higher than one indicates that the company has more current assets than it does current liabilities.  A current ratio lower than one indicates that the company may have trouble paying its short-term debts with cash and cash equivalents on hand.  The minimum market capitalization for this screen is $10 billion.

  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS): This company has current assets of $11,569,000,000 against current liabilities of $5,902,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.96. The stock recently traded at $61.99 and its market capitalization is $60,799,110,000. About the company: United Parcel Service, Inc. delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories.  The Company also provide global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the US.  UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW): This company has current assets of $1,481,768,000 against current liabilities of $771,607,000, for a current ratio of 1.92. The stock recently traded at $62.95 and its market capitalization is $10,406,630,000. About the company: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. provides multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions. The Company operates a network of offices in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East. C.H. Robinson provides a variety of logistics services, such as fresh produce sourcing and freight consolidation.
  • FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): This company has current assets of $8,285,000,000 against current liabilities of $4,882,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.70. The stock recently traded at $75.32 and its market capitalization is $23,878,480,000. About the company: FedEx Corp. delivers packages and freight to multiple countries and territories throught an integrated global network. The Company provides worldwide express delivery, ground small-parcel delivery, less-than-truckload freight delivery, supply chain management services, customs brokerage services, and trade facilitation and electronic commerce solutions.
  • Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC): This company has current assets of $2,471,000,000 against current liabilities of $2,082,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.19. The stock recently traded at $66.71 and its market capitalization is $23,199,970,000. About the company: Norfolk Southern Corporation provides rail transportation services. The Company transports raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. Norfolk Southern also transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): This company has current assets of $3,432,000,000 against current liabilities of $2,952,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.16. The stock recently traded at $88.73 and its market capitalization is $43,308,110,000. About the company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX): This company has current assets of $2,855,000,000 against current liabilities of $2,537,000,000, for a current ratio of 1.13. The stock recently traded at $21.54 and its market capitalization is $23,592,360,000. About the company: CSX Corporation is an international freight transportation company. The Company provides rail, intermodal, domestic container-shipping, barging, and contract logistics services around the world. CSX’s rail transportation services are provided principally throughout the eastern United States.
  • Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI): This company has current assets of $1,607,353,855 against current liabilities of $1,926,802,268, for a current ratio of 0.83. The stock recently traded at $68.66 and its market capitalization is $31,142,499,787. About the company: Canadian National Railway Company operates a network of track in Canada and the United States. The Company transports forest products, grain and grain products, coal, sulfur, and fertilizers, intermodal, and automotive products. Canadian National operates a fleet of locomotives and railcars.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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