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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 65 points (-0.4%) at 16,380 as of Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,832 issues advancing vs. 1,123 declining with 123 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Con-way ( CNW), up 5.5%, United Continental Holdings ( UAL), up 4.0%, Southwest Airlines ( LUV), up 1.7%, Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP), up 0.8% and Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 0.6%.

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

5. Old Dominion Freight Lines ( ODFL) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, Old Dominion Freight Lines is up $1.25 (2.3%) to $54.94 on heavy volume. Thus far, 581,341 shares of Old Dominion Freight Lines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 601,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.52-$56.54 after having opened the day at $55.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.69.

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. operates as a less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier primarily in the United States and North America. It provides regional, inter-regional, and national LTL services. Old Dominion Freight Lines has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Old Dominion Freight Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Old Dominion Freight Lines 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Old Dominion Freight Lines Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Expeditors International of Washington ( EXPD) is up $0.69 (1.6%) to $43.70 on average volume. Thus far, 450,258 shares of Expeditors International of Washington exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.86-$43.82 after having opened the day at $43.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.01.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the United States and internationally. Expeditors International of Washington has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Expeditors International of Washington a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Expeditors International of Washington 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, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Expeditors International of Washington Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Alaska Air Group ( ALK) is up $1.76 (2.3%) to $79.15 on average volume. Thus far, 347,674 shares of Alaska Air Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 687,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.00-$79.49 after having opened the day at $77.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.39.

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. Alaska Air Group has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Alaska Air Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Alaska Air Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth 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 Alaska Air Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, J.B. Hunt Transport Services ( JBHT) is up $1.07 (1.4%) to $78.55 on average volume. Thus far, 287,008 shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 712,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.57-$79.12 after having opened the day at $77.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.48.

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 $9.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate J.B. Hunt Transport Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, CH Robinson Worldwide ( CHRW) is up $0.81 (1.4%) to $57.36 on average volume. Thus far, 854,663 shares of CH Robinson Worldwide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.60-$58.27 after having opened the day at $56.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.55.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third-party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. CH Robinson Worldwide has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates CH Robinson Worldwide a buy, 8 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CH Robinson Worldwide 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, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full CH Robinson Worldwide 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).

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