5 Stocks Underperforming Today 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 21 points (0.1%) at 16,093 as of Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,560 issues advancing vs. 1,331 declining with 131 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL), down 2.5%, and Delta Air Lines ( DAL), down 0.6%.

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

5. Canadian National Railway ( CNI) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Canadian National Railway is down $0.84 (-0.7%) to $112.62 on light volume. Thus far, 118,447 shares of Canadian National Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 443,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $112.42-$113.40 after having opened the day at $113.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $113.46.

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in rail and related transportation business in North America. Canadian National Railway has a market cap of $47.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 24.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Canadian National Railway a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian National Railway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Canadian National Railway Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP) is down $0.77 (-0.5%) to $152.14 on light volume. Thus far, 208,635 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 621,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $152.14-$153.25 after having opened the day at $152.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $152.91.

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 $26.5 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 48.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Canadian Pacific Railway a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 Canadian Pacific Railway Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Norfolk Southern Corporation ( NSC) is down $0.51 (-0.6%) to $86.51 on light volume. Thus far, 222,084 shares of Norfolk Southern Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.45-$87.28 after having opened the day at $87.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.02.

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 $26.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 40.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Norfolk Southern Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 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 revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Norfolk Southern Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, CSX ( CSX) is down $0.15 (-0.6%) to $27.10 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of CSX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.02-$27.33 after having opened the day at $27.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.25.

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 $27.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 38.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CSX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CSX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full CSX Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, United Continental Holdings ( UAL) is down $0.79 (-2.0%) to $39.04 on light volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of United Continental Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.99-$39.85 after having opened the day at $39.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.83.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services. The company operates in six continents from its hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. United Continental Holdings has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 64.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate United Continental Holdings a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Continental Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full United Continental Holdings Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 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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