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Transport Stocks Hit Speed Bump

Stocks in this article: IYT KSU UPS JBHT OSG

Kansas City Southern ($77.16) tested a multiyear high at $79.50 on May 1. My monthly value level is $73.32 with a quarterly risky level at $80.95.

Norfolk Southern (NSC) ($73.37): My semiannual value level is $68.50 with an annual risky level at $77.92.

Union Pacific ($123.65) tested a multiyear high at $126.91 on Aug. 3. My quarterly value level is $118.06, with monthly and quarterly risky levels at $124.67 and $132.91, respectively.

United Parcel Service ($75.26) My semiannual and annual value levels are $70.89 and $67.19, respectively, with a weekly pivot at $75.30 and monthly, quarterly and annual risky levels at $78.96, $81.50 and $90.02, respectively.

At the time of publication, Suttmeier had no positions in stocks mentioned.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.

Richard Suttmeier has an engineering degree from Georgia Tech and a master of science from Brooklyn Poly. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1972 trading U.S. Treasury securities in the primary dealer community. In 1981 he formed the Government Bond Department at LF Rothschild and helped establish that firm as a primary dealer in 1986. Richard began writing market research in 1984 and held positions as market strategist at firms such as Smith Barney, William R Hough, Joseph Stevens, and Rightside Advisors. He joined www.ValuEngine.com in 2008 producing newsletters covering the U.S. capital markets, and a universe of more than 7,000 stocks. Richard employs a "buy and trade" investment strategy and can be reached at RSuttmeier@Gmail.com.
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