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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 14 points (0.1%) at 16,515 as of Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,645 issues advancing vs. 1,332 declining with 182 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

), up 0.7%.

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

3.

Ryanair Holdings

(

RYAAY

) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings is down $0.80 (-1.4%) to $58.04 on light volume. Thus far, 126,024 shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 354,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.50-$59.18 after having opened the day at $58.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.84.

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Morocco. Ryanair Holdings has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 25.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ryanair Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Ryanair Holdings

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Canadian Pacific Railway

(

CP

) is down $1.87 (-1.2%) to $153.00 on light volume. Thus far, 221,889 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 689,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $152.04-$155.62 after having opened the day at $155.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $154.87.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. The company provides logistics and supply chain expertise services. Canadian Pacific Railway has a market cap of $27.5 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 11 analysts that rate Canadian Pacific Railway a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Ratings rates

Canadian Pacific Railway

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

Canadian Pacific Railway Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

) is down $3.50 (-7.6%) to $42.56 on heavy volume. Thus far, 9.9 million shares of United Continental Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.81-$44.58 after having opened the day at $44.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.06.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo transportation services. It transports people and cargo through its mainline operations, which use jet aircraft with 118 seats, and its regional operations. United Continental Holdings has a market cap of $17.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 21.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate United Continental Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

United Continental Holdings

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full

United Continental Holdings 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

).

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