CHRW, KSU And FDX, 3 Transportation Stocks Pushing The 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 16,218 as of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,600 issues advancing vs. 1,298 declining with 186 unchanged.

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

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. CH Robinson Worldwide ( CHRW) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, CH Robinson Worldwide is down $0.85 (-1.6%) to $52.49 on average volume. Thus far, 971,171 shares of CH Robinson Worldwide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.20-$53.53 after having opened the day at $53.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.34.

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 $8.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 8.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates CH Robinson Worldwide a buy, 7 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 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, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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2. As of noon trading, Kansas City Southern ( KSU) is down $1.36 (-1.4%) to $93.24 on average volume. Thus far, 982,800 shares of Kansas City Southern exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $92.55-$94.87 after having opened the day at $94.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $94.60.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 23.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Kansas City Southern a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kansas City Southern 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, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kansas City Southern Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, FedEx Corporation ( FDX) is down $1.42 (-1.1%) to $133.45 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of FedEx Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $132.32-$134.87 after having opened the day at $134.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $134.87.

FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, and FedEx Services. FedEx Corporation has a market cap of $42.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 6.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate FedEx Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates FedEx Corporation 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full FedEx Corporation 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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