Sector Review: Action in the Transportation Sector on Nov 7th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.40, up $0.14, or 4.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $370.61 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 >>
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $20.75, up $0.5, or 2.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.68 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 >>
  • Ryanair Hldgs. plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY): The shares closed at $29.07, up $0.54, or 1.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.51 billion. About the company: Ryanair Holdings PLC provides low fare passenger airline services to destinations in Europe. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW): The shares closed at $11.85, up $0.21, or 1.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $614.82 million. About the company: SkyWest, Inc. operates regional airlines that offer scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO): The shares closed at $27.20, up $0.4, or 1.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.50 billion. About the company: Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK): The shares closed at $15.51, down $1.48, or 8.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $415.27 million. About the company: Star Bulk Carriers Corp owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk carriers. The Company’s vessels transport major bulks, which include iron ore, coal and grain and minor bulks such as bauxite, phosphate and steel products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Excel Maritime Carriers (NYSE:EXM): The shares closed at $2.35, down $0.11, or 4.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $200.05 million. About the company: Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. owns and operates dry bulk carrier vessels and provides worldwide sea borne transportation services for dry bulk cargo. Excel’s business strategy is to expand and diversify its fleet to achieve economies of scale and marketing strength in each of the drybulk sectors in which it operates. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Gol Linhas Aereas (NYSE:GOL): The shares closed at $8.25, down $0.31, or 3.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.23 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 >>
  • Nordic American Tanker (NYSE:NAT): The shares closed at $13.69, down $0.5, or 3.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $646.51 million. About the company: Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited is a shipping company that owns and charters Suezmax tankers for oil transportation. The Company’s ships are all active in the spot freight market. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $12.18, down $0.44, or 3.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $371.05 million. About the company: Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. maintains a fleet of marine transport vessels. The Company charters its ships to oil majors, traders and United States and international governmental agencies. OSG’s ships transport crude oil, refined petroleum products and gas. 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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