) pushed the Transportation industry lower today making it today's featured Transportation loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.5%. By the end of trading, Lan Airlines fell 84 cents (-3.2%) to $25.07 on average volume. Throughout the day, 725,945 shares of Lan Airlines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 505,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $24.84-$25.61 after having opened the day at $24.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.91. Other company's within the Transportation industry that declined today were:
), down 16.3%,
), down 9.9%,
), down 9.3%, and
), down 9.1%.
Lan Airlines S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services. The company offers air cargo transportation services to other international air carriers, freight-forwarding companies, export oriented companies, and individual consumers. Lan Airlines has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 18.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 16.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
TheStreet Ratings rates Lan Airlines as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, robust revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and poor profit margins.
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