Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 2nd

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 $22.11, up $1.77, or 8.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $264.35 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Quality Distribution, Inc (NASDAQ:QLTY): The shares closed at $11.41, up $0.72, or 6.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $271.84 million. About the company: Quality Distribution Inc. operates a dedicated bulk tank network across North America. The Company transports a broad range of chemical products and also provides transportation management, transloading, tank cleaning, dry-bulk handling, and other logistical services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $19.83, up $1.17, or 6.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.47 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Railcar (NASDAQ:ARII): The shares closed at $22.79, up $1.29, or 6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $486.62 million. About the company: American Railcar Industries, Inc. manufactures railroad rolling stock. The Company produces and repairs covered hopper and tank railcars, and offers fleet management services. American Railcar markets its products to companies that lease the cars to third parties, shippers, and railroads. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA): The shares closed at $13.46, up $0.67, or 5.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $214.38 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW): The shares closed at $11.51, down $1.79, or 13.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $597.18 million. About the company: SkyWest, Inc. operates regional airlines that offer scheduled passenger service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK): The shares closed at $15.51, down $1.48, or 8.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $415.27 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW): The shares closed at $12.73, down $0.86, or 6.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $878.57 million. About the company: Seaspan Corp. operates a fleet of containerships. The Company’s ships are chartered to customers on a long-term fixed-rate basis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Universal Truckload (NASDAQ:UACL): The shares closed at $14.39, down $0.85, or 5.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $224.40 million. About the company: Universal Truckload Services, Inc. provides non-asset based transportation services throughout the United States and in Canada. The Company primarily operates through a network of independent sales agents and owner-operators. Universal Truckload provides flatbed and dry van operations as well as intermodal support services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $8.51, down $0.46, or 5.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $306.07 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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