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 41 points (0.2%) at 17,110 as of Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,666 issues advancing vs. 1,285 declining with 190 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include United Continental Holdings ( UAL), up 1.7%, Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 0.8% and Southwest Airlines ( LUV), up 0.7%.

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

3. Golar LNG ( GLNG) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Golar LNG is down $1.73 (-2.9%) to $58.61 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.8 million shares of Golar LNG exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.55-$58.87 after having opened the day at $57.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.34.

Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, is engaged in the transportation, regasification and liquefaction, and trading of LNG. The company operates in two segments, Vessel Operations and Commodity Trading. Golar LNG has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 66.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Golar LNG a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Golar LNG as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Golar LNG Ratings Report now.

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