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)

  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NASDAQ:OMAB): The shares closed at $13.87, up $0.88, or 6.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $591.56 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $6.50, down $1.31, or 16.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $233.78 million. About the company: Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd. offers shipping services. The Company’s drybulk carrier ships transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel, and other products.
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $4.63, down $0.87, or 15.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $750.44 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.
  • JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU): The shares closed at $3.49, down $0.6, or 14.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.04 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.
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $4.17, down $0.68, or 14.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $324.67 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.
  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS): The shares closed at $2.02, down $0.32, or 13.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $806.25 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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