3 Transportation Stocks Dragging The Industry Down

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 17,796 as of Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,731 issues advancing vs. 1,243 declining with 202 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include AerCap Holdings ( AER), up 1.2%, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY), up 0.8%, Union Pacific ( UNP), up 0.6%, FedEx ( FDX), up 0.5% and CSX ( CSX), up 0.6%.

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

3. Teekay Offshore Partners ( TOO) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Teekay Offshore Partners is down $0.77 (-2.9%) to $25.90 on average volume. Thus far, 121,604 shares of Teekay Offshore Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 176,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.66-$26.69 after having opened the day at $26.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.67.

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Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. provides marine transportation, oil production, and storage services to the offshore oil industry in the North Sea and Brazil. Teekay Offshore Partners has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 19.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Teekay Offshore Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Teekay Offshore Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Teekay Offshore Partners Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, LATAM Airlines Group ( LFL) is down $0.22 (-1.8%) to $12.06 on light volume. Thus far, 154,041 shares of LATAM Airlines Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 589,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.05-$12.31 after having opened the day at $12.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.28.

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LATAM Airlines Group S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in South America. LATAM Airlines Group has a market cap of $6.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 24.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LATAM Airlines Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LATAM Airlines Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full LATAM Airlines Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Copa Holdings ( CPA) is down $1.66 (-1.5%) to $108.72 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Copa Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 745,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $106.89-$109.98 after having opened the day at $109.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $110.39.

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Copa Holdings, S.A. provides airline passenger and cargo services in Latin America. It provides services within Colombia; and international flights from various cities in Colombia to Panama, Venezuela, Ecuador, Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, and Costa Rica. Copa Holdings has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 31.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Copa Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Copa Holdings as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Copa Holdings 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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