Companies in the Transportation sector

XTN stock price: $62.04 0.00% At close on Oct 18th, 2019

Transportation sector definition

The transportation sector is a category of companies that provide services moving people, goods, or the infrastructure to do so. Technically, transportation is an industry group under the industrials stock sector according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The transportation industry group consists of several industries including air freight and logistics, airlines, marine, road and rail, and transportation infrastructure. These industries are further broken down into the sub-industries air freight and logistics, airlines, marine, railroads, trucking, airport services, highways and rail tracks, and marine ports and services.

Transportation sector is composed of 112 companies with a total market capitalization of $810.31 bn

Transportation companies

Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. (GWR)

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U..\u002FEuropean Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities. It owns or leases 122 freight railroads, including 105 short line railroads and 2 regional freight railroads located in the United States, 8 short line railroads located in Canada, 3 railroads located in Australia, 1 railroad located in the United Kingdom, 1 railroad in Poland and Germany, and 2 railroads in the Netherlands with a total of approximately 15,900 miles of track. The company also operates 6,200 additional miles of track that is owned or leased by others. In addition, it operates deep sea maritime containers and provides bulk haulage, including coal, aggregates, cement, and infrastructure services. Further, the company provides rail, coal loading, and railcar switching services for industrial customers. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Darien, Connecticut.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.84 bn
  • 3M gains: +1.37 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.7 M

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

United Continental Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 1,262 aircraft. It also sells fuel; and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. The company was formerly known as UAL Corporation and changed its name to United Continental Holdings, Inc. in October 2010. United Continental Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $24.02 bn
  • 3M gains: -3.99 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.0 M

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (ZTO)

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides express delivery and other value-added logistics services in China.It offers delivery services for e-commerce merchants, traditional merchants, and other express service users, as well as through business partners. As of December 31, 2016, the company operated a fleet of approximately 2,900 self-owned trucks. ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

  • Industry: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
  • Country: China
  • Market cap: $15.1 bn
  • 3M gains: +6.00 %
  • Avg. Volume: 12.0 M

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW)

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide.The company operates through North American Surface Transportation, Global Forwarding, and Robinson Fresh segments. It offers transportation and logistics services, such as truckload comprising time-definite and expedited truck transportation services; less than truckload services; intermodal transportation, which is shipment service of freight in trailers or containers by a combination of truck and rail; and non-vessel ocean common carrier or freight forwarding services, as well as organizes air shipments and provides door-to-door services. The company also provides custom broker services; and other logistics services, including fee-based managed, warehousing, small parcel, and other services. It has contractual relationships with approximately 107,000 transportation companies, including motor carriers, railroads, air freight, and ocean carriers. In addition, the company is involved in buying, selling, and marketing fresh produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable items. It offers its fresh produce to grocery retailers, restaurants, produce wholesalers, and foodservice distributors through a network of independent produce growers and suppliers. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

  • Industry: Oil Refining/Marketing
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $12.47 bn
  • 3M gains: +4.11 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.4 M

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD)

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the Americas, North Asia, South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India.The company offers airfreight services, such as air freight consolidation and forwarding; ocean freight and ocean services, such as 00ocean freight consolidation, direct ocean forwarding, and order management; customs brokerage, intra-continental ground transportation and delivery, and warehousing and distribution services; and customs clearance, purchase order management, vendor consolidation, time-definite transportation services, cargo insurance, cargo monitoring and tracking, and other logistics solutions. It acts as a freight consolidator or as an agent for the airline, which carries the shipment. The company also provides ancillary services that include preparation of shipping and customs documentation, packing, crating, insurance services, negotiation of letters of credit, and the preparation of documentation to comply with local export laws. Its customers include retailing and wholesaling, electronics, and industrial and manufacturing companies. Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

  • Industry: Oil Refining/Marketing
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $12.76 bn
  • 3M gains: -1.39 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.5 M

Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, provides domestic and international rail transportation services in North America.It serves a ten-state region in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States and has the shortest north\u002Fsouth rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The company operates a commercial corridor of the Mexican railroad system and has its direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas. It provides rail access to the United States and Mexico border crossing at Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas; and controls and operates the southern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas, as well as the northern half of this bridge. The company also provides rail access to the port of Lazaro Cardenas on the Pacific Ocean; and owns a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas. Its rail network comprises approximately 6,700 route miles. The company serves the chemical and petroleum, industrial and consumer products, agriculture and minerals, energy, intermodal, and automotive markets. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $10.59 bn
  • 3M gains: +18.00 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.3 M

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

United Parcel Service, Inc. provides letter and package delivery, specialized transportation, logistics, and financial services.It operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment offers time-definite delivery of letters, documents, small packages, and palletized freight through air and ground services in the United States. The International Package segment provides guaranteed day and time-definite international shipping services in Europe, the Asia Pacific, Canada and Latin America, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East, and Africa. This segment offers guaranteed time-definite express options, including Express Plus, Express, and Express Saver. The Supply Chain & Freight segment provides international air and ocean freight forwarding, customs and truckload freight brokerage, distribution and post-sales, and mail and consulting services in approximately 220 countries and territories; and less-than-truckload and truckload services to customers in North America. The company also offers shipping, visibility, and billing technologies; and insurance, financing, and payment services. It operates a fleet of approximately 119,000 package cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles; and owns 45,000 containers that are used to transport cargo in its aircraft. United Parcel Service, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Industry: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $95.92 bn
  • 3M gains: +14.55 %
  • Avg. Volume: 16.2 M

CSX Corporation (CSX)

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada.The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural and food products, fertilizers, chemicals, automotive, metals and equipment, minerals, and forest products; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 40 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,000 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $58.42 bn
  • 3M gains: -1.97 %
  • Avg. Volume: 29.1 M

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally.The company operates through two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network is centered on a system of hubs, international gateways, and airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo-Narita. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including delta.com and mobile applications\u002FWeb, telephone reservations, online travel agencies, traditional brick and mortar, and other agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; staffing, aviation, and professional security and training services to third parties; and vacation packages to third-party consumers, as well as aircraft charters, and management and programs. As of February 9, 2018, the company operated a fleet of approximately 800 aircraft. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $34.61 bn
  • 3M gains: -11.05 %
  • Avg. Volume: 30.6 M

Euronav NV (EURN)

Euronav NV, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages a fleet of vessels for the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products worldwide.The company operates through two segments, Tankers; and Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Operations. As of August 23, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 56 double hulled vessels, including 30 very large crude carriers, 1 V-Plus vessel, 19 Suezmax vessels, and 2 floating, storage, and offloading vessels, as well as 4 Suezmax vessels under construction. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium.

  • Industry: Marine Transportation
  • Country: Belgium
  • Market cap: $1.75 bn
  • 3M gains: +27.07 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.9 M

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets.As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a total of 706 Boeing 737 aircraft; and served 100 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 10 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, Turks, and Chaos. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. In addition, the company offers a suite of digital platforms to support customers needs across the travel journey, including Southwest.com, mobile.southwest.com, an iOS app, an android app, an email subscription service, and push notifications; and Swabiz.com, a Website for business customers that offer businesses shared stored company credit cards, company activity reporting, and centralized traveler management services. Southwest Airlines Co. was founded in 1967 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $32.06 bn
  • 3M gains: +3.16 %
  • Avg. Volume: 18.4 M

Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC)

Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods.It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports, as well as coal, automotive, and industrial products; and provides commuter passenger services. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia in the United States. Norfolk Southern Corporation was founded in 1883 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $48.6 bn
  • 3M gains: -6.33 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.7 M

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the United States.It offers transportation services for agricultural products, including grains, commodities produced from grains, and food and beverage products; automotive, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts; and chemicals comprising industrial chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, petroleum and liquid petroleum gases, crude oil, and soda ash. The company also transports coal, petroleum coke, and biomass; industrial products consisting of construction products, minerals, consumer goods, metals, lumber, paper, and other miscellaneous products; and import and export container traffic, and container and trailer traffic. As of December 31, 2017, its rail network included 32,122 route miles linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and Eastern United States gateways. Union Pacific Corporation was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $122.62 bn
  • 3M gains: -7.31 %
  • Avg. Volume: 17.2 M

American Airlines Group, Inc. (AAL)

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $17.26 bn
  • 3M gains: -14.38 %
  • Avg. Volume: 35.1 M

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)

Alaska Air Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services. It also focuses on providing ground and ramp handling services to airlines.The company operates through three segments: Mainline, Regional, and Horizon. It has a network of approximately 1,200 daily flights to 118 destinations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Costa Rica. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $8.21 bn
  • 3M gains: +5.89 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.7 M

BEST Inc. (BSTI)

BEST Inc. operates as a smart supply chain service provider in the People's Republic of China. Its proprietary technology platform enables its ecosystem participants to operate their businesses through various SaaS-based applications.The company applies its technologies to a range of applications, such as network and route optimization, swap bodies, sorting line automation, smart warehouses, and store management. It offers integrated services and solutions across the supply chain, including warehouse management, order fulfillment, express delivery, freight, and other services for multinational and corporate customers, as well as small and medium enterprises. The company also provides express delivery services; and door-to-door integrated cross-border supply chain services to and from China, including international express, less-than-truckload, fulfillment, reverse logistics, and freight forwarding through its network, and transportation and warehouse partners. In addition, it operates real-time bidding platform to source truckload capacity from independent transportation service providers and agents; and offers online merchandise sourcing and store management services for convenience stores, as well as last-mile B2C services, such as parcel pick-up and drop-off, bill payment, and laundry services. Further, BEST Inc. provides various value-added services, including customized financial services, such as fleet and equipment finance leases; and centralized sourcing of products and services, such as bulk procurement of trucks and accessories. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China.

  • Industry: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
  • Country: China
  • Market cap: $2.31 bn
  • 3M gains: +37.53 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.6 M

Canadian National Railway Company (CNI)

Canadian National Railway Company engages in rail and related transportation business. The company transports cargo serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers.It operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track spans Canada and mid-America connecting the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico. The company serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), as well as the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth (Minnesota)\u002FSuperior (Wisconsin), and Jackson (Mississippi) with connections to various points in North America. Canadian National Railway Company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: Canada
  • Market cap: $60.07 bn
  • 3M gains: -4.02 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.0 M

DHT Holdings, Inc. (DHT)

DHT Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates crude oil tankers primarily in Oslo, Norway and Singapore.As of March 21, 2017, its fleet consisted of 21 crude oil tankers, including 19 very large crude carriers and 2 Aframax tankers. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

  • Industry: Marine Transportation
  • Country: Bermuda
  • Market cap: $582.98 M
  • 3M gains: +23.54 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.0 M

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides surface transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico.It operates through four segments: Intermodal (JBI), Dedicated Contract Services (DCS), Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS), and Truckload (JBT). The JBI segment offers intermodal freight solutions, such as origin and destination pickup, and delivery services. It operates 88,610 pieces of company-owned trailing equipment; owns and maintains its chassis fleet comprising 77,946 units; and manages a fleet of 4,776 company-owned tractors, 764 independent contractor trucks, and 5,782 company drivers. The DCS segment designs, develops, and executes supply-chain solutions that support various transportation networks. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 8,124 company-owned trucks, 544 customer-owned trucks, and 59 independent contractor trucks, as well as 18,579 owned pieces of trailing equipment, and 7,232 customer-owned trailers. The ICS segment provides traditional freight brokerage and transportation logistics solutions; and flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, and less-than-truckload solutions, as well as various dry-van and intermodal solutions. It also offers single-source logistics management for customers that desire to outsource their transportation functions. This segment operates 44 remote sales offices or branches. The JBT segment provides full-load and dry-van freight services by utilizing tractors operating over roads and highways. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 1,291 company-owned tractors. The company also transports or arranges for the transportation of freight, including general merchandise, specialty consumer items, appliances, forest and paper products, food and beverages, building materials, soaps and cosmetics, automotive parts, agricultural products, electronics, and chemicals. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas.

  • Industry: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $12.19 bn
  • 3M gains: +11.69 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.4 M

Knight Transportation, Inc. (KNX)

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides truckload transportation and logistics services in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.It operates through two segments, Trucking and Logistics. The Trucking segment offers dry van truckload, temperature-controlled truckload, and drayage services between ocean ports, rail ramps, and shipping docks. As of March 31, 2017, it operated an average of 4,674 tractors, of which 4,174 were company-owned tractors; and an average of 12,444 trailers. This segment transports various types of freight, principally consumer staples, retail, paper products, packaging\u002Fplastics, manufacturing, and import\u002Fexport commodities. The Logistics segment provides logistics, freight management, freight brokerage, and rail intermodal services, as well as other non-trucking services, such as used equipment sales and leasing to independent contractors and third-parties. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Industry: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.94 bn
  • 3M gains: -1.00 %
  • Avg. Volume: 11.2 M

Transportation sector performance

Transportation sector ETF shares raised 2.29% this week, ending at $62.04. Early September XTN rocketed a cool 5.07% in just one week.

If you observe the weekly chart, price is in a simple uptrend, tested $57.94 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $63.87. Since last week when XTN stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $3.01 (5.10%).

Transportation sector ETF performance
3 months+0.15 %
6 months-2.10 %
1 year+3.75 %

Transportation sector industries

Industry
Aerospace
Air Freight/Delivery Services
Marine Transportation
Oil Refining/Marketing
Other Transportation
Railroads
Transportation Services
Trucking Freight/Courier Services

Novartis stock

The featured stock this month is Novartis, a leading pharma company that markets a range of healthcare products worldwide. Novartis stock made all-time highs last July, and since then the share has been sliding progressively and it's now down close to 10% from ATH.

Top performing stocks in the Transportation sector

Company3M gain6M gain
Genesee & Wyoming+1.37 %+27.67 %
United Continental-3.99 %+2.05 %
ZTO Express (Cayman)+6.00 %+6.33 %
C.H. Robinson Worldwide+4.11 %-2.62 %