3 Stocks Driving The Transportation Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 52 points (0.3%) at 17,129 as of Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,998 issues advancing vs. 975 declining with 164 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 higher today:

3. Canadian National Railway ( CNI) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, Canadian National Railway is up $0.69 (1.0%) to $70.65 on average volume. Thus far, 386,624 shares of Canadian National Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 838,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.24-$70.74 after having opened the day at $70.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.96.

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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 $56.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 22.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Canadian National Railway a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. 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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