Tuesday's ETF Winners & Losers

The iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average ( IYT) exchange-traded fund was hit Tuesday after UPS ( UPS) posted disappointing second-quarter earnings and gave a weaker-than-expected guidance. UPS recently was trading down $8.99, or 11%, to $71.01. Rival FedEx ( FDX) fell in sympathy and was last trading down $3.18, or 2.9%, to $107.26. The transportation ETF dropped $1.96 to $79.95.

The Semiconductor HOLDRs ( SMH) ETF rose after SanDisk ( SNDK) and Texas Instruments ( TXN) moved higher. SanDisk was recently trading up $5.91, or 15%, to $46.11 after the company posted blowout second-quarter results. Texas Instruments, meanwhile, posted in-line second-quarter earnings on better-than-expected sales. The chipmaker was recently trading up $1.24, or 4%, to $29.08. The chip ETF recently was higher by 40 cents to $30.16.

The Oil Services HOLDRs ( OIH) ETF rose 3% after BJ Services ( BJS) and Nabors Industries ( NBR) posted better-than-expected earnings. BJ Services rose $1.98, or 6.4%, to $33.04, while Nabors climbed $1.60, or 5.2%, to $32.25. The oil services ETF recently was trading up $4.67, or 3.5%, to $138.77. A similar ETF, the PowerShares Dynamic Oil & Gas Services ( PXJ), advanced 66 cents, or 3.5%, to $19.51.

After three straight sessions of being on the downside, shares of the iShares Comex Gold Trust ( IAU) and streetTRACKS Gold Shares ( GLD) ETF moved higher Tuesday. The Comex Gold ETF was recently trading up 57 cents to $61.65, while the streetTRACKS ETF was trading up 42 cents to $61.56. The price of gold was recently up $2.30 to $615.50 an ounce.

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