5 Stocks Pushing The Transportation Industry Lower

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 4 points (0.0%) at 14,823 as of Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,672 issues advancing vs. 1,218 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that fell today was LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL), up 0.41. Top gainers within the industry include Pacific Airport Group ( PAC), up 2.6%, Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste S.A.B. de ( ASR), up 1.5%, Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 1.4% and Norfolk Southern Corporation ( NSC), up 0.5%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings is down $0.38 (-0.9%) to $43.00 on average volume Thus far, 242,058 shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 340,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.45-$43.00 after having opened the day at $42.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.38.

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Morocco. Ryanair Holdings has a market cap of $12.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 25.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ryanair Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Gol Intelligent Airlines ( GOL) is down $0.25 (-3.9%) to $6.20 on average volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Gol Intelligent Airlines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.17-$6.43 after having opened the day at $6.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.45.

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in Latin America. The company transports passengers, cargo, and mailbags. Gol Intelligent Airlines has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gol Intelligent Airlines as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Gol Intelligent Airlines Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, J.B. Hunt Transport Services ( JBHT) is down $1.31 (-1.8%) to $70.92 on average volume Thus far, 410,469 shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 813,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.70-$72.22 after having opened the day at $71.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.23.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 18.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates J.B. Hunt Transport Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP) is down $1.04 (-0.8%) to $123.57 on average volume Thus far, 572,013 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 870,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $123.00-$124.67 after having opened the day at $124.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $124.61.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as a transcontinental railway providing freight transportation services, logistics solutions, and supply chain expertise in Canada and the United States. Canadian Pacific Railway has a market cap of $21.5 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 21.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian Pacific Railway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Canadian Pacific Railway Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, CSX ( CSX) is down $0.18 (-0.7%) to $24.43 on light volume Thus far, 2.4 million shares of CSX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.35-$24.60 after having opened the day at $24.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.61.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services. It offers traditional rail services, and transports intermodal containers and trailers. CSX has a market cap of $24.8 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 23.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates CSX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full CSX Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, 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).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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