Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainer (% price change)

  • Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:EGLE): The shares closed at $2.19, up $0.26, or 13.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $137.19 million. About the company: Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. owns a fleet of dry bulk vessels and transports a range of major and minor bulk cargoes. The Company transports iron ore, coal, grain, cement, and fertilizer along worldwide shipping routes.
  • Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESEA): The shares closed at $3.65, up $0.23, or 6.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $113.16 million. About the company: Euroseas Ltd. operates in the dry cargo, drybulk and container shipping markets.
  • DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS): The shares closed at $3.20, up $0.18, or 5.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.28 billion. 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.
  • Saia Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA): The shares closed at $11.59, up $0.62, or 5.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $184.60 million. About the company: Saia, Inc. provides trucking transportation to the retail, petrochemical, and manufacturing industries. The Company offers regional, interregional, and national less-than-truckload services, and selected truckload services across the United States.
  • Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK): The shares closed at $59.54, up $3.11, or 5.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.14 billion. About the company: Alaska Air Group, Inc. is an airline holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides air service to passengers in multiple destinations. Alaska Air also provide freight and mail services, primarily to and within the state of Alaska and on the West Coast.

Loser (% price change)

  • Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE:GNK): The shares closed at $8.69, down $0.82, or 8.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $312.55 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.
  • Quality Distribution, Inc (NASDAQ:QLTY): The shares closed at $9.41, down $0.4, or 4.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $224.19 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.
  • China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA): The shares closed at $20.31, down $0.64, or 3.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.58 billion. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH): The shares closed at $30.76, down $0.64, or 2.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.96 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 $18.03, down $0.25, or 1.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $549.27 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.

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

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