4 Stocks Dragging In The Transportation Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 15,558 as of Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,691 issues advancing vs. 1,251 declining with 101 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%.

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

4. Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings is down $0.60 (-1.1%) to $53.19 on light volume. Thus far, 61,418 shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 303,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.07-$53.84 after having opened the day at $53.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.79.

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 $15.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 56.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Ryanair Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ryanair Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, 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 shows low profit margins. Get the full Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP) is down $0.71 (-0.6%) to $128.27 on light volume. Thus far, 205,437 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 830,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $128.13-$129.79 after having opened the day at $128.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $128.98.

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 $22.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 26.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Canadian Pacific Railway a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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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2. As of noon trading, Norfolk Southern Corporation ( NSC) is down $0.95 (-1.2%) to $77.13 on average volume. Thus far, 754,539 shares of Norfolk Southern Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.10-$78.20 after having opened the day at $78.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.08.

Norfolk Southern Corporation engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States. Norfolk Southern Corporation has a market cap of $24.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 26.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Norfolk Southern Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Norfolk Southern Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Norfolk Southern Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B ( UPS) is down $0.53 (-0.6%) to $87.55 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $87.41-$88.13 after having opened the day at $87.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $88.08.

United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The U.S. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has a market cap of $63.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 19.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 4 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).
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