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)

  • AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR): The shares closed at $2.39, up $0.41, or 20.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $801.15 million. About the company: AMR Corporation operates an airline that provides scheduled passenger, freight, and mail service throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific. The Company also provides connecting service throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. In addition, AMR provides aviation services, call center management services, and investment advisory services.
  • Patriot Transportation (NASDAQ:PATR): The shares closed at $22.75, up $3.75, or 19.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $211.12 million. About the company: Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc. operates transportation and real estate businesses. The Company hauls liquid and dry bulk commodities by motor carrier and serves the flatbed portion of the trucking industry. Patriot also acquires, constructs, leases, operates, and manages land and buildings to generate both current cash flows and long-term capital appreciation.
  • The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX): The shares closed at $12.68, up $1.75, or 16.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $319.01 million. About the company: The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. supplies transportation equipment and services to the railroad and related industries. The Company’s manufacturing segment produces railcars and marine vessels. Greenbrier also provides repair and refurbishment for intermodal and conventional railcars. In addition, the Company provides complementary leasing and services activities.
  • Universal Truckload (NASDAQ:UACL): The shares closed at $13.54, up $1.72, or 14.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $211.14 million. About the company: Universal Truckload Services, Inc. provides non-asset based transportation services throughout the United States and in Canada. The Company primarily operates through a network of independent sales agents and owner-operators. Universal Truckload provides flatbed and dry van operations as well as intermodal support services.
  • Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA): The shares closed at $10.84, up $1.34, or 14.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $172.65 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP): The shares closed at $5.78, down $0.5, or 7.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.81 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.
  • Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO): The shares closed at $22.80, down $0.8, or 3.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.26 billion. About the company: Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry.
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $2.85, down $0.1, or 3.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $310.66 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies.
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $13.82, down $0.21, or 1.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.12 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL): The shares closed at $13.47, down $0.08, or 0.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $161.05 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.

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

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