Sector Review: Action in the Transportation Sector on Dec 16th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Transportation (NYSE:IYT) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $3.83, up $0.34, or 9.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $298.20 million. About the company: Frontline Limited owns a fleet of very large crude carriers and Suezmax tankers that transport crude oil and oil products between ports. The Company’s vessels are managed by ship management companies. Frontline conducts activities worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $6.18, up $0.47, or 8.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.00 billion. About the company: US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACR): The shares closed at $5.00, up $0.28, or 5.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $174.89 million. About the company: Pacer International, Inc. provides transportation and logistics solutions. The Company offers a variety of transportation-related services, including trucking, intermodal marketing, logistics, and freight services. Pacer provides integrated services through a national network of sales agents, independent contractors, and railroad/drayage partnerships. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU): The shares closed at $5.57, up $0.31, or 5.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.66 billion. About the company: JetBlue Airways Corporation provides nonstop passenger flight service through its Airbus A320 aircraft. The Company’s airline is based in New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and currently flies to various destinations in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $17.86, up $0.95, or 5.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.03 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOG): The shares closed at $6.06, down $0.35, or 5.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $107.09 million. About the company: Rand Logistics, Inc. offers marine shipping services. The Company transports freight between United States and Canadian ports on the Great Lakes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.37, down $0.14, or 3.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $367.34 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ship Finance Intl. Ltd. (NYSE:SFL): The shares closed at $9.55, down $0.24, or 2.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $755.64 million. About the company: Ship Finance International Ltd. owns, and charters out, ships. The Company’s fleet includes crude oil tankers, oil/bulk/ore vessels, dry bulk carriers, and jack up oil rigs. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Gol Linhas Aereas (NYSE:GOL): The shares closed at $7.64, down $0.17, or 2.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.05 billion. About the company: Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. provides low-fare, non-stop passenger flight services through its fleet of next generation Boeing airplanes. The company provides domestic flights in Brazil. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP): The shares closed at $5.90, down $0.12, or 1.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $274.91 million. About the company: Capital Product Partners LP is an international owner of product tankers. The Company charters its vessels under medium to long-term time and bareboat charters to large charterers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): The shares closed at $99.88, up $1.09, or 1.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $48.25 billion. 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 offers long-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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): The shares closed at $84.89, up $1.42, or 1.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $26.93 billion. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS): The shares closed at $71.76, up $0.21, or 0.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $69.25 billion. About the company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC): The shares closed at $69.82, up $0.16, or 0.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $23.47 billion. 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 Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX): The shares closed at $20.41, up $0.43, or 2.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $21.43 billion. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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