All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 34 points (-0.2%) at 16,609 as of Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,471 issues advancing vs. 1,509 declining with 154 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. A company within the industry that increased today was

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Norfolk Southern

(

NSC

), down 1.2%, and

CSX

(

CSX

), down 0.8%.

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

3.

CH Robinson Worldwide

(

CHRW

) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, CH Robinson Worldwide is up $0.77 (1.1%) to $68.01 on light volume. Thus far, 504,839 shares of CH Robinson Worldwide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.59-$68.10 after having opened the day at $66.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.24.

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. CH Robinson Worldwide has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate CH Robinson Worldwide a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CH Robinson Worldwide

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

CH Robinson Worldwide Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

American Airlines Group

TheStreet Recommends

(

AAL

) is up $0.90 (2.3%) to $39.52 on average volume. Thus far, 6.4 million shares of American Airlines Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.62-$39.76 after having opened the day at $38.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.62.

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American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 983 mainline jets, as well as 566 regional aircrafts through regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers. American Airlines Group has a market cap of $26.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 28.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate American Airlines Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

American Airlines Group

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full

American Airlines Group Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

) is up $0.39 (0.9%) to $44.33 on light volume. Thus far, 3.7 million shares of Delta Air Lines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.79-$44.60 after having opened the day at $43.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.94.

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $34.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 10.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Delta Air Lines

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Delta Air Lines 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

).