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)

  • Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG): The shares closed at $35.53, up $1.79, or 5.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.84 billion. About the company: Golar LNG Ltd is a shipping company. The Company owns and operates a fleet of LNG (liquid natural gas) tankers, and several of the vessels are under long term charter contracts. The Company has also entered in to an agreement to build additional LNG tankers. Golar transports around the world.
  • AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR): The shares closed at $3.48, up $0.14, or 4.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.17 billion. 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.
  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $7.89, up $0.29, or 3.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $283.77 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 $5.97, up $0.17, or 2.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $967.63 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.
  • TAM S.A. (NYSE:TAM): The shares closed at $20.57, up $0.35, or 1.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.21 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA): The shares closed at $11.16, down $1.11, or 9.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $177.75 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.
  • China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH): The shares closed at $26.95, down $2.2, or 7.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.10 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.
  • Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG): The shares closed at $27.63, down $1.75, or 5.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.04 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.
  • The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX): The shares closed at $13.83, down $0.78, or 5.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $347.94 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.
  • Gol Linhas Aereas (NYSE:GOL): The shares closed at $6.82, down $0.38, or 5.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.84 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.

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

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