3 Transportation Stocks Moving The Industry Upward

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 0 points (0.0%) at 18,120 as of Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,606 issues advancing vs. 1,375 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%.

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

3. AerCap Holdings ( AER) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, AerCap Holdings is up $0.72 (1.5%) to $47.54 on average volume. Thus far, 962,873 shares of AerCap Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.82-$47.65 after having opened the day at $46.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.82.

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AerCap Holdings N.V., an independent aircraft leasing company, engages in the leasing, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines. AerCap Holdings has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 20.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate AerCap Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AerCap Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full AerCap Holdings Ratings Report now.

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