Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 13th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM): The shares closed at $77.31, up $7.74, or 11.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $980.39 million. About the company: Air Methods Corporation provides aeromedical emergency transport services and systems throughout North America. The Company provides transportation services to hospitals throughout the U.S. In addition, Air Methods designs, manufactures, and installs medical aircraft interiors and other aerospace products.
  • Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESEA): The shares closed at $3.48, up $0.31, or 9.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $107.89 million. About the company: Euroseas Ltd. operates in the dry cargo, drybulk and container shipping markets.
  • Navios Maritime Hldgs (NYSE:NM): The shares closed at $3.60, up $0.21, or 6.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $366.07 million. About the company: Navios Maritime Holdings, Inc. offers maritime freight transportation services. The Company specializes in worldwide carriage, trading, storage and related logistics of international bulk cargoes.
  • AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR): The shares closed at $2.96, up $0.15, or 5.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $992.21 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.
  • Patriot Transportation (NASDAQ:PATR): The shares closed at $22.72, up $1.01, or 4.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $210.84 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $5.47, down $0.27, or 4.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $425.89 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 Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH): The shares closed at $28.62, down $1.17, or 3.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.48 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.
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $15.00, down $0.6, or 3.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $456.96 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.
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Hldgs (NASDAQ:AAWW): The shares closed at $34.63, down $1.36, or 3.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $910.18 million. About the company: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc., and Polar Air Cargo, Inc. Atlas provides aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance freighter aircraft to major airlines around the world. Polar operates a global, scheduled-service network and serves substantially all major trade lanes of the world. The Company also provides commercial and military charter services.
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.31, down $0.09, or 2.65%, 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.

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

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