Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 1st

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL): The shares closed at $20.34, up $1.39, or 7.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $243.19 million. About the company: FreightCar America Inc. designs and manufactures aluminum and steel bodied railroad freight cars. The Company also refurbishes and sells replacement parts for railcars. FreightCar America’s primary customers are leasing companies, utilities and railroads.
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $13.05, up $0.57, or 4.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $397.56 million. About the company: Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. maintains a fleet of marine transport vessels. The Company charters its ships to oil majors, traders and United States and international governmental agencies. OSG’s ships transport crude oil, refined petroleum products and gas.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure (NYSE:MIC): The shares closed at $26.80, up $0.43, or 1.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.23 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.
  • Guangshen Railway Co. Ltd (NYSE:GSH): The shares closed at $17.44, up $0.2, or 1.16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.47 billion. About the company: Guangshen Railway Company Limited provides railroad passenger, freight transportation, railway facilities, and technical services. The Company also sells food, beverages and merchandise on aboard and in train stations.

Losers (% price change)

  • Excel Maritime Carriers (NYSE:EXM): The shares closed at $2.50, down $0.34, or 11.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $212.82 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.
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $4.76, down $0.44, or 8.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $370.61 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.
  • Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK): The shares closed at $15.73, down $1.26, or 7.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $421.16 million. About the company: Star Bulk Carriers Corp owns and operates a fleet of dry bulk carriers. The Company’s vessels transport major bulks, which include iron ore, coal and grain and minor bulks such as bauxite, phosphate and steel products.
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.31, down $0.23, or 6.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $360.80 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies.
  • UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:UTIW): The shares closed at $13.78, down $0.83, or 5.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.42 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.

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

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