All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 190 points (1.1%) at 17,885 as of Thursday, June 30, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,197 issues advancing vs. 767 declining with 136 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.0%. Top gainers within the industry include

Canadian Pacific Railway

(

CP

), up 1.2%,

Ryanair Holdings

(

RYAAY

), up 0.8% and

Canadian National Railway

(

CNI

), up 0.6%.

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

3.

United Parcel Service

(

UPS

) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, United Parcel Service is up $0.86 (0.8%) to $107.20 on light volume. Thus far, 867,398 shares of United Parcel Service exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $106.13-$107.28 after having opened the day at $106.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $106.34.

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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 $92.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 10.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate United Parcel Service a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 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 solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

United Parcel Service Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

American Airlines Group

(

AAL

) is up $0.26 (1.0%) to $27.96 on average volume. Thus far, 4.6 million shares of American Airlines Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.49-$27.99 after having opened the day at $27.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.70.

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American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated 946 mainline aircrafts, as well as 587 regional aircrafts through regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers. American Airlines Group has a market cap of $15.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 34.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate American Airlines Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 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 notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

American Airlines Group Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Union Pacific

(

UNP

) is up $0.52 (0.6%) to $86.80 on average volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Union Pacific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.80-$86.94 after having opened the day at $86.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.28.

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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 $71.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 10.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Union Pacific a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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

).