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Canadian Pacific Railway



) pushed the Transportation industry lower today making it today's featured Transportation laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2%. By the end of trading, Canadian Pacific Railway fell $1.70 (-1.1%) to $147.48 on average volume. Throughout the day, 561,435 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 675,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $147.15-$149.27 after having opened the day at $149.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $149.18. Other companies within the Transportation industry that declined today were:

Covenant Transportation Group



), down 7.5%,

Ultrapetrol Bahamas



), down 6.7%,

American Railcar Industries



), down 4.9% and

Spirit Airlines



), down 4.1%.

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 $26.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 1.4% 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.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Canadian Pacific Railway

as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

On the positive front,

Genco Shipping & Trading



), up 10.0%,

Eagle Bulk Shipping



), up 6.4%,

China Metro-Rural Holdings



), up 6.2% and

Globus Maritime



), up 5.2% , were all gainers within the transportation industry with




) being today's featured transportation industry leader.

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) while those bearish on the transportation industry could consider

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