3 Stocks Dragging The Transportation Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 105 points (0.6%) at 17,136 as of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,972 issues advancing vs. 1,018 declining with 151 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%.

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

3. Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings is down $0.56 (-1.0%) to $56.40 on average volume. Thus far, 103,170 shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 253,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.33-$57.17 after having opened the day at $56.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.96.

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 $16.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 23.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Ryanair Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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 compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report now.

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