Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESEA): The shares closed at $3.25, up $0.23, or 7.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $100.76 million. About the company: Euroseas Ltd. operates in the dry cargo, drybulk and container shipping markets.
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NYSE:ASR): The shares closed at $52.11, up $1.2, or 2.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.44 billion. About the company: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste S.A.B. de C.V. operates airports in Mexico. The Company holds 50 year concessions, beginning in 1998, to manage airports in Cancun, Cozumel, Merida, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Huatulco, Tapachula, Minatitlan, and Villahermosa.
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $6.12, up $0.01, or 0.16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $991.94 million. 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • DHT Holdings Inc (NYSE:DHT): The shares closed at $2.02, down $0.21, or 9.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $129.98 million. About the company: DHT Holdings, Inc. owns double-hull tanker ships. The Company leases their ships to other companies on long-term charters.
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $5.04, down $0.44, or 8.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $392.41 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.
  • Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACR): The shares closed at $3.67, down $0.31, or 7.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $128.37 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.
  • FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL): The shares closed at $14.68, down $1.2, or 7.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $175.52 million. About the company: FreightCar America Inc. designs and manufactures aluminum and steel bodied railroad freight cars. The Company also refurbishes and sells replacement parts for railcars. FreightCar America’s primary customers are leasing companies, utilities and railroads.
  • Ship Finance Intl. Ltd. (NYSE:SFL): The shares closed at $12.99, down $1.06, or 7.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.03 billion. 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.

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

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