The transportation industry closed the day up 3.9%. Trailer Bridge Inc ( TRBR), YRC Worldwide Inc ( YRCW), Costamare Inc ( CMRE), and Grupo TMM SAB ( TMM) were all decliners today within the transportation industry with Gol Intelligent Airlines Inc ( GOL) being today's featured transportation loser. Gol Intelligent Airlines Inc fell 26 cents (-3.6%) to $7 on average volume. Throughout the day, three million shares of Gol Intelligent Airlines Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares.

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. operates as a low-cost low-fare airline in Latin America. Gol Intelligent Airlines Inc has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 52.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gol Intelligent Airlines as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, TOP Ships Inc ( TOPS), General Maritime Corporation ( GMR), Sino-Global Shipping America ( SINO), and Excel Maritime Carriers ( EXM) were all gainers within the transportation industry with United Parcel Service Inc (UPS ( UPS) being today's featured transportation industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, 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).