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)

  • Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM): The shares closed at $63.67, up $2.17, or 3.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $807.41 million. About the company: Air Methods Corporation provides aeromedical emergency transport services and systems throughout North America. The Company provides transportation services to hospitals throughout the U.S. In addition, Air Methods designs, manufactures, and installs medical aircraft interiors and other aerospace products.
  • DHT Holdings Inc (NYSE:DHT): The shares closed at $2.04, up $0.03, or 1.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $131.27 million. About the company: DHT Holdings, Inc. owns double-hull tanker ships. The Company leases their ships to other companies on long-term charters.
  • Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP): The shares closed at $6.39, up $0.07, or 1.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $242.48 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.
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NASDAQ:OMAB): The shares closed at $12.99, up $0.03, or 0.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $554.02 million. About the company: Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V. (OMA) operates international airports in the northern and central regions of Mexico. The airports serve Monterrey, Acapulco, Mazatlan, Zihuatanejo and several other regional centers and border cities.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW): The shares closed at $68.47, up $0.1, or 0.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.32 billion. 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $15.44, down $1.97, or 11.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.48 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH): The shares closed at $22.53, down $2.79, or 11.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.10 billion. About the company: China Southern Airlines Company Limited provides commercial airline services throughout China, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world. The Company also provides other airline related services including aircraft maintenance and air catering.
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $5.50, down $0.6, or 9.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $891.45 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.
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $13.74, down $1.36, or 9.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $418.58 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.
  • Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX): The shares closed at $7.42, down $0.61, or 7.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $171.23 million. About the company: Diana Shipping Inc. owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk carriers. The company transports iron ore, grain and other dry cargoes along worldwide shipping routes.

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

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