3 Stocks Pushing The Transportation Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 99 points (0.6%) at 17,076 as of Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,467 issues advancing vs. 494 declining with 140 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP), up 3.3%, Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 2.0%, United Continental Holdings ( UAL), up 1.7%, Canadian National Railway ( CNI), up 1.6% and FedEx ( FDX), up 0.6%.

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

3. Teekay LNG Partners ( TGP) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Teekay LNG Partners is down $2.57 (-5.5%) to $44.38 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Teekay LNG Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 114,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.15-$44.65 after having opened the day at $44.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.95.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. provides marine transportation services for liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and crude oil worldwide. Teekay LNG Partners has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 9.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Teekay LNG Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Teekay LNG Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Teekay LNG Partners Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY) is down $0.68 (-1.3%) to $51.81 on average volume. Thus far, 101,117 shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 252,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.65-$52.28 after having opened the day at $52.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.49.

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Morocco. Ryanair Holdings has a market cap of $14.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 11.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Ryanair Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ryanair Holdings 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, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Hub Group ( HUBG) is down $3.54 (-6.9%) to $47.91 on heavy volume. Thus far, 825,296 shares of Hub Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 331,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.95-$50.22 after having opened the day at $50.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.45.

Hub Group, Inc., an asset-light freight transportation management company, provides intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services in North America. The company operates through two segments, Mode and Hub. Hub Group has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 27.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Hub Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hub Group 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 and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hub Group 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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