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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 97 points (0.5%) at 17,727 as of Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,089 issues advancing vs. 896 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 1.9% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include

CH Robinson Worldwide

(

CHRW

), up 5.1%,

Old Dominion Freight Lines

(

ODFL

), up 3.4%,

Expeditors International of Washington

(

EXPD

), up 2.7%,

AerCap Holdings

(

AER

), up 2.1% and

Kansas City Southern

(

KSU

), up 1.7%.

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

3.

CSX

(

CSX

) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, CSX is up $0.32 (1.0%) to $31.40 on average volume. Thus far, 3.3 million shares of CSX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.00-$31.46 after having opened the day at $31.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.08.

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CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. It offers traditional rail services, and transports intermodal containers and trailers. CSX has a market cap of $30.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 14.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate CSX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CSX

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

CSX Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

United Parcel Service

(

UPS

) is up $1.27 (1.3%) to $101.21 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of United Parcel Service exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $100.21-$101.95 after having opened the day at $100.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $99.94.

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United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. The U.S. United Parcel Service has a market cap of $66.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 10.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate United Parcel Service a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

United Parcel Service

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Union Pacific

(

UNP

) is up $0.62 (0.6%) to $97.24 on average volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Union Pacific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.87-$97.36 after having opened the day at $96.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $96.62.

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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 $80.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 18.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 15 analysts who rate Union Pacific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. 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

).