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) pushed the Transportation industry higher today making it today's featured transportation winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.7%. By the end of trading, US Airways Group rose $0.48 (2.2%) to $22.35 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 30,715,882 shares of US Airways Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,731,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $21.45-$22.62 after having opened the day at $22.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.87. Other companies within the Transportation industry that increased today were:
), up 12.2%,
), up 11.8%,
), up 9.6% and
), up 9.3%.
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US Airways Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation for passengers and cargo. US Airways Group has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 65.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate US Airways Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
US Airways Group
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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On the negative front,
), down 5.8%,
), down 4.3%,
), down 3.6% and
), down 3.3% , were all laggards within the transportation industry with
) being today's transportation industry laggard.
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