Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 4th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Hornbeck Offshore (NYSE:HOS): The shares closed at $35.61, up $1.27, or 3.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $958.36 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX): The shares closed at $22.54, up $0.75, or 3.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $567.08 million. About the company: The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. supplies transportation equipment and services to the railroad and related industries. The Company’s manufacturing segment produces railcars and marine vessels. Greenbrier also provides repair and refurbishment for intermodal and conventional railcars. In addition, the Company provides complementary leasing and services activities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW): The shares closed at $13.02, up $0.4, or 3.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $898.59 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 >>
  • GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT): The shares closed at $40.50, up $0.92, or 2.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.89 billion. About the company: GATX Corporation is a specialized finance and leasing company focusing on the rail, marine and other targeted assets. The Company is a full service lessor of rail, tank and freight cars. GATX also manages transportation and other leased assets on behalf of third parties. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Teekay Offshore Partners (NYSE:TOO): The shares closed at $26.80, up $0.56, or 2.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion. About the company: Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. provides marine transportation and storage services to the offshore oil industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • 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 >>
  • AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR): The shares closed at $2.45, down $0.15, or 5.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $821.31 million. About the company: AMR Corporation operates an airline that provides scheduled passenger, freight, and mail service throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific. The Company also provides connecting service throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. In addition, AMR provides aviation services, call center management services, and investment advisory services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $4.71, down $0.22, or 4.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $366.71 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Quality Distribution, Inc (NASDAQ:QLTY): The shares closed at $11.50, down $0.51, or 4.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $273.99 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 >>
  • USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK): The shares closed at $9.66, down $0.41, or 4.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $101.01 million. About the company: USA Truck, Inc. is a medium haul, common, and contract carrier specializing in truckload quantities of general commodities. The Company operates in the continental United States, as well as in parts of Canada and Mexico. USA Truck transports a variety of products including automotive parts and materials, tires, paper, glass, chemicals, retail store merchandise, and aluminum. 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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