4 Stocks Pushing The Transportation Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 22 points (-0.2%) at 14,429 as of Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,094 issues advancing vs. 1,811 declining with 142 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 1.2%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. Genesee & Wyoming ( GWR) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Genesee & Wyoming is down $1.96 (-2.1%) to $91.88 on average volume Thus far, 141,385 shares of Genesee & Wyoming exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 355,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $91.53-$93.98 after having opened the day at $93.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $93.84.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching and other rail-related services in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Belgium. Genesee & Wyoming has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 92.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 23.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Genesee & Wyoming a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genesee & Wyoming as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Genesee & Wyoming Ratings Report now.

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