Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 49 points (0.3%) at 16,534 as of Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,585 issues advancing vs. 1,317 declining with 152 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits down 1.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3.

Norfolk Southern

(

NSC

) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Norfolk Southern is down $0.96 (-1.3%) to $72.98 on light volume. Thus far, 220,450 shares of Norfolk Southern exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.64-$74.97 after having opened the day at $74.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.94.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. Norfolk Southern has a market cap of $22.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 12.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Norfolk Southern a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Norfolk Southern

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Norfolk Southern Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

CSX

(

CSX

) is down $0.21 (-0.9%) to $24.10 on light volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of CSX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.07-$24.70 after having opened the day at $24.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.31.

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CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. CSX has a market cap of $23.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CSX a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CSX

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

CSX Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Union Pacific

(

UNP

) is down $0.62 (-0.8%) to $78.92 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Union Pacific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $78.53-$80.35 after having opened the day at $79.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.54.

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Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States. Union Pacific has a market cap of $66.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Union Pacific a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Union Pacific

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

Union Pacific Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the transportation industry could consider

iShares Dow Jones Transportation

(

IYT

) while those bearish on the transportation industry could consider

ProShares UltraShort Industrials

(

SIJ

).