Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 19th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG): The shares closed at $38.25, up $1.95, or 5.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.06 billion. About the company: Golar LNG Ltd is a shipping company. The Company owns and operates a fleet of LNG (liquid natural gas) tankers, and several of the vessels are under long term charter contracts. The Company has also entered in to an agreement to build additional LNG tankers. Golar transports around the world.
  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.39, up $0.15, or 4.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $369.52 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies.
  • The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX): The shares closed at $16.58, up $0.7, or 4.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $417.13 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.
  • Capital Product Partners (NASDAQ:CPLP): The shares closed at $6.59, up $0.19, or 2.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $307.06 million. About the company: Capital Product Partners LP is an international owner of product tankers. The Company charters its vessels under medium to long-term time and bareboat charters to large charterers.
  • Martin Midstream Partners (NASDAQ:MMLP): The shares closed at $34.79, up $0.38, or 1.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $712.21 million. About the company: Martin Midstream Partners, LP. provides marine transportation, terminalling, distribution and logistical services for producers and suppliers of hydrocarbon products, specialty chemicals and other liquids. The Company manufactures and markets sulfur based fertilizers and related products. The Company primarily operates in the Gulf Coast region of the United States.

Losers (% price change)

  • Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN): The shares closed at $17.38, down $1.86, or 9.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $382.09 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.
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $13.30, down $1.34, or 9.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $405.17 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.
  • Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO): The shares closed at $4.58, down $0.46, or 9.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $356.59 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.
  • AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR): The shares closed at $2.61, down $0.21, or 7.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $874.89 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.
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $16.01, down $1.25, or 7.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.61 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.

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

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