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)

  • Universal Truckload (NASDAQ:UACL): The shares closed at $14.92, up $1.38, or 10.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $232.66 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.
  • TAM S.A. (NYSE:TAM): The shares closed at $15.71, up $1.1, or 7.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.45 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.
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.05, up $0.2, or 7.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $332.46 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies.
  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS): The shares closed at $2.09, up $0.12, or 6.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $834.19 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.
  • Lan Airlines S.A. (NYSE:LFL): The shares closed at $20.55, up $1.07, or 5.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.96 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Ryanair Hldgs. plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY): The shares closed at $25.46, down $0.71, or 2.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.59 billion. About the company: Ryanair Holdings PLC provides low fare passenger airline services to destinations in Europe.
  • Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK): The shares closed at $21.44, down $0.45, or 2.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.50 billion. About the company: Teekay Corporation provides international crude oil and petroleum product transportation services to major oil companies, major oil traders, and government agencies. The Company provides its services through a fleet of medium size oil tankers worldwide.
  • Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW): The shares closed at $11.06, down $0.19, or 1.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $763.32 million. About the company: Seaspan Corp. operates a fleet of containerships. The Company’s ships are chartered to customers on a long-term fixed-rate basis.
  • Ship Finance Intl. Ltd. (NYSE:SFL): The shares closed at $12.30, down $0.21, or 1.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $973.24 million. 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.
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NASDAQ:OMAB): The shares closed at $13.58, down $0.22, or 1.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $579.19 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.

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

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