Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 18th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Transportation (NYSE:IYT) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN): The shares closed at $18.74, up $2.25, or 13.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $411.99 million. About the company: Marten Transport, Ltd. is a long-haul truckload carrier providing protective service and time-sensitive transportation. The Company specializes in protective service transportation of foods and other products requiring temperature-controlled carriage or insulated carriage. Marten also provides dry freight carriage. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ:ABFS): The shares closed at $19.34, up $0.59, or 3.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $491.66 million. About the company: Arkansas Best Corporation is a diversified holding company involved in motor carrier transportation and intermodal transportation operations. The Company transports a variety of goods around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NYSE:ASR): The shares closed at $53.96, up $1.59, or 3.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.62 billion. About the company: Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste S.A.B. de C.V. operates airports in Mexico. The Company holds 50 year concessions, beginning in 1998, to manage airports in Cancun, Cozumel, Merida, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Huatulco, Tapachula, Minatitlan, and Villahermosa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU): The shares closed at $67.98, up $1.62, or 2.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.47 billion. About the company: Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiary, is the holding company for transportation segment subsidiaries and affiliates. The Company operates a railroad system that provides shippers with rail freight services in commercial and industrial markets of the United States and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Grupo Aeroportuario del (NASDAQ:OMAB): The shares closed at $12.94, up $0.27, or 2.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $548.22 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Excel Maritime Carriers (NYSE:EXM): The shares closed at $2.06, down $0.07, or 3.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $175.36 million. About the company: Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. owns and operates dry bulk carrier vessels and provides worldwide sea borne transportation services for dry bulk cargo. Excel’s business strategy is to expand and diversify its fleet to achieve economies of scale and marketing strength in each of the drybulk sectors in which it operates. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Patriot Transportation (NASDAQ:PATR): The shares closed at $21.57, down $0.51, or 2.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $200.17 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • TAM S.A. (NYSE:TAM): The shares closed at $19.25, down $0.41, or 2.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.01 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Macquarie Infrastructure (NYSE:MIC): The shares closed at $26.40, down $0.43, or 1.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.22 billion. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Republic Airways Hldgs (NASDAQ:RJET): The shares closed at $4.30, down $0.07, or 1.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $207.81 million. About the company: Republic Airways Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger services. The company operates as US Airways Express, America West Express, and American Connection. Republic provides US Airways, American and America West with portions of their regional service, including service out of Boston, Columbus, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and St Louis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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