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)

  • UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:UTIW): The shares closed at $13.52, up $1.06, or 8.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.39 billion. About the company: UTI Worldwide, Inc. is a global, non-asset-based supply chain management business providing supply chain logistics services and planning and optimization solutions. The Company’s services include freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and warehousing services such as the coordination of shipping and the storage of raw materials, supplies, components, and finished goods.
  • Patriot Transportation (NASDAQ:PATR): The shares closed at $20.58, up $1.54, or 8.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $190.98 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.
  • Ship Finance Intl. Ltd. (NYSE:SFL): The shares closed at $13.74, up $0.83, or 6.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. 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.
  • Hornbeck Offshore (NYSE:HOS): The shares closed at $27.14, up $1.5, or 5.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $730.41 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.
  • JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU): The shares closed at $4.42, up $0.22, or 5.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.31 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $7.77, down $0.44, or 5.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $279.46 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.
  • China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH): The shares closed at $23.72, down $0.97, or 3.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.37 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.
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $5.22, down $0.19, or 3.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $406.42 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.
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $17.15, down $0.41, or 2.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.87 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • DHT Holdings Inc (NYSE:DHT): The shares closed at $2.18, down $0.05, or 2.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.28 million. About the company: DHT Holdings, Inc. owns double-hull tanker ships. The Company leases their ships to other companies on long-term charters.

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

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