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. Kirby ( KEX) 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, Kirby rose $7.22 (7.2%) to $107.84 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 990,985 shares of Kirby exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 469,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $103.50-$109.86 after having opened the day at $103.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $100.62. Other companies within the Transportation industry that increased today were: Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings ( AAWW), up 13.1%, Republic Airways Holdings ( RJET), up 10.0%, Eagle Bulk Shipping ( EGLE), up 9.6% and Box Ships ( TEU), up 6.3%.
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