Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 21st

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Danaos Corporation (NYSE:DAC): The shares closed at $3.96, up $0.51, or 14.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $431.65 million. About the company: Danaos Corporation owns a fleet of containerships. The Company charters these vessels to liner companies.
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Hldgs (NASDAQ:AAWW): The shares closed at $36.50, up $2.38, or 6.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $959.32 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.
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $17.18, up $1.01, or 6.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.87 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • Intl. Shipholding Corp. (NYSE:ISH): The shares closed at $20.51, up $0.86, or 4.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $148.25 million. About the company: International Shipholding Corporation operates a diversified fleet of vessels that provide maritime transportation service to commercial and governmental customers. The Company’s fleet consists of ocean-going vessels, towboats, river barges, and special purpose barges. International Shipholding operates around the world.
  • Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACR): The shares closed at $4.54, up $0.19, or 4.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $158.80 million. About the company: Pacer International, Inc. provides transportation and logistics solutions. The Company offers a variety of transportation-related services, including trucking, intermodal marketing, logistics, and freight services. Pacer provides integrated services through a national network of sales agents, independent contractors, and railroad/drayage partnerships.

Losers (% price change)

  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $8.45, down $0.61, or 6.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $303.91 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.
  • AMR Corporation (NYSE:AMR): The shares closed at $2.69, down $0.19, or 6.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $901.71 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.
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $13.24, down $0.44, or 3.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $403.35 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.
  • Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV): The shares closed at $8.87, down $0.23, or 2.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.13 billion. About the company: Southwest Airlines Co. is a domestic airline that provides primarily short-haul, high-frequency, point-to-point service. The Company offers flights throughout the United States.
  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $5.87, down $0.14, or 2.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $951.42 million. About the company: US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

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

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