5 Stocks Pushing The Transportation Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 11 points (0.1%) at 15,533 as of Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,505 issues advancing vs. 1,392 declining with 116 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Danaos Corporation ( DAC), down 15.8%, and Teekay Offshore Partners L.P ( TOO), down 2.9%. A company within the industry that increased today was United Continental Holdings ( UAL), up 0.8%.

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

5. LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, LATAM Airlines Group S.A is down $0.48 (-3.3%) to $13.89 on average volume. Thus far, 331,300 shares of LATAM Airlines Group S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 533,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.88-$14.38 after having opened the day at $14.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.37.

LATAM Airlines Group S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services primarily in South America. LATAM Airlines Group S.A has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 39.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LATAM Airlines Group S.A a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LATAM Airlines Group S.A as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full LATAM Airlines Group S.A Ratings Report now.

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