Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. US Airways Group ( LCC) pushed the Transportation industry higher today making it today's featured transportation winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.2%. By the end of trading, US Airways Group rose $0.62 (4.0%) to $15.96 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7,548,801 shares of US Airways Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,924,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $15.72-$16.39 after having opened the day at $16.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.34. Other companies within the Transportation industry that increased today were: Newlead Holdings ( NEWL), up 8.6%, Skywest Incorporated ( SKYW), up 4.9%, FreeSeas ( FREE), up 4.4% and Republic Airways Holdings ( RJET), up 4.3%.
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