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)

  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $17.56, up $1.31, or 8.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.96 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $8.21, up $0.61, or 8.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $295.28 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.
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL): The shares closed at $8.17, up $0.59, or 7.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.91 billion. About the company: Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, freight, and mail over a network of routes throughout the United States and internationally.
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $6.13, up $0.4, or 6.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $993.57 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.
  • Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA): The shares closed at $10.15, up $0.64, or 6.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $161.66 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)

  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.21, down $0.23, or 6.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $348.64 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies.
  • Hornbeck Offshore (NYSE:HOS): The shares closed at $25.64, down $1.55, or 5.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $690.04 million. About the company: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. provides marine transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates deepwater offshore supply vessels in the Gulf of Mexico, which support day-to-day operations of oil drilling rigs and production platforms. Hornbeck also owns and operates ocean going tugs and barges in the northeastern United States and Puerto Rico.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure (NYSE:MIC): The shares closed at $20.21, down $0.43, or 2.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $930.23 million. About the company: Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC owns, operates, and invests in infrastructure businesses in the United States. The Company’s businesses and investments include an airport services business, a gas production and distribution, a district energy business, off-airport parking business and an interest in a company that owns and operates a bulk liquid storage terminals.
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NASDAQ:OMAB): The shares closed at $12.46, down $0.25, or 1.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $531.42 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.
  • Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE:CPA): The shares closed at $62.39, down $0.88, or 1.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.74 billion. About the company: Copa Holdings SA provides international airline passenger and cargo service. The Company provides scheduled flights to countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Company also has codeshare arrangements with Continental Airlines.

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

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