Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 6th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS): The shares closed at $2.39, up $0.3, or 14.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $953.94 million. About the company: DryShips Inc. owns and operates drybulk carriers. Commodities transported by the Company consist of major bulks, which include iron ore, coal, and grain, and minor bulks such as bauxite, phosphate and steel products. The Company also owns Ultra Deep Water Rigs.
  • China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH): The shares closed at $24.52, up $2.75, or 12.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.55 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.
  • Gol Linhas Aereas (NYSE:GOL): The shares closed at $6.43, up $0.65, or 11.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.74 billion. About the company: Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. provides low-fare, non-stop passenger flight services through its fleet of next generation Boeing airplanes. The company provides domestic flights in Brazil.
  • The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX): The shares closed at $13.75, up $1.09, or 8.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $345.93 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.
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Hldgs (NASDAQ:AAWW): The shares closed at $35.05, up $2.05, or 6.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $921.21 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSE:OSG): The shares closed at $12.98, down $0.72, or 5.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $395.42 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.
  • Universal Truckload (NASDAQ:UACL): The shares closed at $14.32, down $0.6, or 4.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.30 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.
  • Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd (NASDAQ:VLCCF): The shares closed at $16.41, down $0.18, or 1.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $400.83 million. About the company: Knightsbridge Tankers Ltd. acquires, owns, leases, and charters double hull Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC).
  • Nordic American Tanker (NYSE:NAT): The shares closed at $12.90, down $0.09, or 0.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $609.20 million. About the company: Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited is a shipping company that owns and charters Suezmax tankers for oil transportation. The Company’s ships are all active in the spot freight market.
  • Navios Maritime Hldgs (NYSE:NM): The shares closed at $3.02, down $0.02, or 0.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $307.09 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.

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

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