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)

  • American Railcar (NASDAQ:ARII): The shares closed at $16.40, up $1.78, or 12.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $350.18 million. About the company: American Railcar Industries, Inc. manufactures railroad rolling stock. The Company produces and repairs covered hopper and tank railcars, and offers fleet management services. American Railcar markets its products to companies that lease the cars to third parties, shippers, and railroads.
  • Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA): The shares closed at $10.87, up $0.93, or 9.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $173.13 million. About the company: Saia, Inc. provides trucking transportation to the retail, petrochemical, and manufacturing industries. The Company offers regional, interregional, and national less-than-truckload services, and selected truckload services across the United States.
  • Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd (NASDAQ:VLCCF): The shares closed at $17.36, up $0.86, or 5.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $424.03 million. About the company: Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd. acquires, owns, leases, and charters double hull Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC).
  • Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACR): The shares closed at $3.86, up $0.19, or 5.18%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $135.02 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.
  • Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG): The shares closed at $29.10, up $1.4, or 5.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. About the company: Hub Group, Inc. is a full-service transportation provider, offering intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services. The Company arranges for the movement of its customers’ freight in containers and trailers over long distances. Hub Group operates through a nationwide network of hubs, located near significant concentrations of shipping customers and railheads.

Losers (% price change)

  • TAM S.A. (NYSE:TAM): The shares closed at $16.42, down $0.92, or 5.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.56 billion. About the company: Tam SA operates in the airline industry. The Company provides passenger, freight and mail transportation services throughout Brazil. Tam provides services between the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Porto Alegre and Salvador.
  • Lan Airlines S.A. (NYSE:LFL): The shares closed at $21.70, down $1.03, or 4.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.35 billion. About the company: Lan Airlines S.A. provides domestic and international passenger and cargo air services. The Company operates in Chile, the United States, the South Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.
  • Gol Linhas Aereas (NYSE:GOL): The shares closed at $5.90, down $0.25, or 4.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.59 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.
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL): The shares closed at $7.95, down $0.16, or 1.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.73 billion. About the company: Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, freight, and mail over a network of routes throughout the United States and internationally.
  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS): The shares closed at $2.49, down $0.05, or 1.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $993.85 million. About the company: DryShips Inc. owns and operates drybulk carriers. Commodities transported by the Company consist of major bulks, which include iron ore, coal, and grain, and minor bulks such as bauxite, phosphate and steel products. The Company also owns Ultra Deep Water Rigs.

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

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