Transportation sector stocks

XTN stock price: $40.85 -6.33% At close on Apr 1st, 2020

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

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: -60.40 %
  • Avg. Volume: 10.6 M

Azul S.A. (AZUL)

Azul S.A. operates as an airline company in Brazil. It provides passenger and cargo air transportation services. As of September 30, 2017, the company operated 755 daily flights to 104 destinations through a network of 197 non-stop routes with a fleet of 118 aircraft.Azul S.A. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $3.48 bn
  • 3M gains: -79.97 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.3 M

Bristow Group Inc (BRS)

Bristow Group Inc. provides industrial aviation services to the offshore energy companies in Europe Caspian, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific.The company offers helicopter transportation services to transport personnel between onshore bases and offshore production platforms, drilling rigs, and other installations, as well as to transport time-sensitive equipment to these offshore locations. It also provides search and rescue services for oil and gas industry, and governmental agencies; and aircraft support services. The company was formerly known as Offshore Logistics Inc. and changed its name to Bristow Group Inc. in February 2006. Bristow Group Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

  • Industry: Transportation Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $46.89 M
  • 3M gains: -93.94 %
  • Avg. Volume: 13.3 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: -13.75 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.9 M

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States.The company transports bulk commodities, including grain, coal, potash, fertilizers, and sulphur; and merchandise freight, such as finished vehicles and machineries, automotive parts, chemicals and plastics, petroleum and crude products, and metals and minerals, as well as forest, industrial, and consumer products. It also transports intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers that could be transported by train, ship, and truck, as well as in domestic containers and trailers that could be moved by train and truck. The company offers rail and intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 12,500 miles serving business centers in Montreal, Quebec and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; and the United States Northeast and Midwest regions. In addition, it offers transload, leasing, and logistics services. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

  • Industry: Railroads
  • Country: Canada
  • Market cap: $28.4 bn
  • 3M gains: -18.48 %
  • Avg. Volume: 2.4 M

FedEx Corporation (FDX)

FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services worldwide. The company's FedEx Express segment provides various shipping services for the delivery of packages and freight; international trade services specializing in customs brokerage, and ocean and air freight forwarding services; assistance with the customs-trade partnership against terrorism program; and customs clearance services, as well as an information tool that allows customers to track and manage imports.This segment also publishes customs duty and tax information; and offers transportation management and temperature-controlled transportation services. Its TNT Express segment provides international express transportation, small-package ground delivery, and freight transportation services; and business-to-consumer services. The company's FedEx Ground segment provides business and residential money-back guaranteed ground package delivery services; and consolidates and delivers low-weight and less time-sensitive business-to-consumer packages, as well as offers integrated supply chain management solutions. Its FedEx Freight segment offers less-than-truckload freight and freight-shipping services. As of May 31, 2017, this segment operated approximately 66,000 vehicles and trailers from a network of approximately 370 service centers. The company's FedEx Services segment provides sale, marketing, information technology, communication, customer, technical support, billing and collection, and other back-office support services; FedEx Mobile, a suite of solutions to track packages, create shipping labels, view account-specific rate quotes, and access drop-off location information; copying and digital printing, professional finishing, document creation, direct mail, signs and graphics, computer rentals, and ground shipping and time-definite shipping services; and packing services, supplies, and boxes. FedEx Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $48.01 bn
  • 3M gains: -25.54 %
  • Avg. Volume: 14.5 M

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL)

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. provides airline services in Brazil and internationally. It carries passengers to 53 destinations in Brazil, and 11 destinations in South America and the Caribbean on a fleet of 120 Boeing 737 aircraft.The company also offers cargo transportation and logistics services. In addition, it offers SMILES loyalty program in Latin America that allows clients to accumulate miles and redeem tickets for various locations worldwide. The company has a strategic partnership with Delta Air Lines, Inc. GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. was founded in 2001 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: Brazil
  • Market cap: $24.15 bn
  • 3M gains: -79.06 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.1 M

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA)

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, engages in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. The company offers daily services on North America routes between the State of Hawai'i and Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle, Washington.It also provides daily service on Neighbor Island routes among the six islands of the State of Hawai'I; and international routes between the State of Hawai'i and Sydney, Australia, as well as Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. In addition, the company offers scheduled service between the State of Hawai'i and New York City, New York; Pago Pago, American Samoa; Papeete, Tahiti; Brisbane, Australia; Auckland, New Zealand; Sapporo, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; and Beijing, China, as well as various ad hoc charters. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. distributes its tickets through various distribution channels, including its Website hawaiianairlines.com primarily for North America and Neighbor Island routes, as well as through travel agencies and wholesale distributors for its international routes. As of December 31, 2017, the company's fleet consisted of 20 Boeing 717-200 aircraft for the Neighbor Island routes; 8 Boeing 767-300 aircraft; 24 Airbus A330-200 aircraft; and 2 Airbus A321-200 for the North America, international, and charter routes, as well as owns 3 ATR42 aircraft. Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Honolulu, the State of Hawai'i.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $1.55 bn
  • 3M gains: -66.03 %
  • Avg. Volume: 5.4 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: -22.48 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.2 M

JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

JetBlue Airways Corporation, a passenger carrier company, provides air transportation services. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a fleet of 53 Airbus A321 aircraft, 130 Airbus A320 aircraft, and 60 Embraer E190 aircraft.It also served 101 destinations in 30 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 21 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. JetBlue Airways Corporation was founded in 1998 and is based in Long Island City, New York.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $5.51 bn
  • 3M gains: -56.33 %
  • Avg. Volume: 44.9 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: -14.65 %
  • Avg. Volume: 11.0 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: -21.14 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.6 M

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LTM)

Latam Airlines Group S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in South America, North\u002FCentral America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.The company operates through two segments, Air Transportation; and Coalition and Loyalty Program Multiplus. It provides passenger transport services to approximately 150 destinations in 22 countries and cargo services to approximately 169 destinations in 27 countries with a fleet of 310 aircraft. The company was formerly known as LAN Airlines S.A. and changed its name to Latam Airlines Group S.A. in June 2012. Latam Airlines Group S.A. was founded in 1929 and is based in Santiago, Chile.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $7.02 bn
  • 3M gains: -76.96 %
  • Avg. Volume: 6.3 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: -40.82 %
  • Avg. Volume: 32.5 M

Ryanair Holdings plc (RYAAY)

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, Morocco, and Israel.It also offers various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled services and Internet-related services; and markets accommodation services and travel insurance through its Website, as well as engages in the in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise. In addition, the company sells bus and rail tickets onboard its aircraft and through its Website; and markets car parking, attractions, and activities, as well as gift vouchers through its Website. It operates a fleet of 350 Boeing 737-800 aircraft and 33 leased aircraft; and offers approximately 2,000 scheduled short-haul flights per day serving approximately 200 airports primarily in Europe. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Swords, Ireland.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: Ireland
  • Market cap: $7.28 bn
  • 3M gains: -42.34 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.1 M

Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE)

Spirit Airlines, Inc. provides low-fare airline services. The company operates approximately 450 daily flights to 60 destinations in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America.As of December 31, 2017, the company had a fleet of 112 Airbus single-aisle aircraft comprising 31 A319s, 51 A320ceos, 5 A320neos, and 25 A321ceos. It offers tickets through its call centers and airport ticket counters, as well as online through spirit.com; and through various third parties, including online, traditional travel agents, and electronic global distribution systems. The company was formerly known as Clippert Trucking Company and changed its name to Spirit Airlines, Inc. in 1992. Spirit Airlines, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Miramar, Florida.

  • Industry: Air Freight/Delivery Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $4.19 bn
  • 3M gains: -71.57 %
  • Avg. Volume: 15.0 M

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG)

Scorpio Tankers Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the seaborne transportation of refined petroleum products worldwide.As of March 15, 2017, it owned 78 tankers comprising 22 LR2 tankers, 14 Handymax tankers, and 42 MR tankers with an average age of approximately 2.3 years; and 19 time chartered-in tankers, including 9 Handymax, 8 MR, 1 LR1, and 1 LR2 tankers. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Monaco.

  • Industry: Marine Transportation
  • Country: Monaco
  • Market cap: $1 bn
  • 3M gains: -50.52 %
  • Avg. Volume: 8.4 M

Teekay Corporation (TK)

Teekay Corporation provides crude oil and gas marine transportation; offshore oil production; and storage and offloading services in Bermuda and internationally.It operates shuttle tankers, floating storage and offloading (FSO) units, HiLoad dynamic positioning units, and long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels, as well as offers offshore accommodation, storage, and support for maintenance and modification projects. The company also operates floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) units, as well as other vessels used to service its FPSO contracts; liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas carriers; and conventional crude oil and product tankers. As of December 31, 2016, its fleet consisted of 214 vessels. The company serves energy and utility companies, oil traders, large oil and LNG consumers, petroleum product producers, government agencies, and various other entities that depend upon marine transportation. Teekay Corporation was founded in 1973 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

  • Industry: Marine Transportation
  • Country: Bermuda
  • Market cap: $381.65 M
  • 3M gains: -42.03 %
  • Avg. Volume: 4.6 M

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW)

YRC Worldwide Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various transportation services primarily in North America. Its YRC Freight segment offers various services to transport industrial, commercial, and retail goods; and provides specialized services, including guaranteed expedited services, time-specific deliveries, cross-border services, coast-to-coast air delivery, product returns, temperature-sensitive shipment protection, and government material shipments.It serves manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and government customers. As of December 31, 2017, this segment had a fleet of approximately 7,600 tractors comprising 5,900 owned and 1,700 leased; and 30,900 trailers consisting of 23,800 owned and 7,100 leased. The company's Regional Transportation segment provides regional delivery services, which include next-day local area delivery and second-day services, consolidation\u002Fdistribution services, protect-from-freezing and hazardous materials handling, truck loading, and other specialized offerings; guaranteed and expedited delivery services consisting of day-definite, hour-definite, and time definite capabilities; interregional delivery services; and cross-border delivery services, as well as operates hollandregional.com, newpenn.com, and reddawayregional.com, which are e-commerce Websites offering online resources to manage transportation activities. This segment had a fleet of approximately 6,500 tractors, including 4,700 owned and 1,800 leased; and 13,700 trailers comprising 10,500 owned and 3,200 leased. The company was formerly known as Yellow Roadway Corporation and changed its name to YRC Worldwide Inc. in January 2006. YRC Worldwide Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

  • Industry: Trucking Freight/Courier Services
  • Country: USA
  • Market cap: $244.38 M
  • 3M gains: -40.08 %
  • Avg. Volume: 7.9 M

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW)

  • Industry: Transportation Services
  • Country:
  • Market cap: $1.39 bn
  • 3M gains: -12.75 %
  • Avg. Volume: 3.2 M

Transportation sector performance

After boosting an outstanding 12.59% in a week last week, Transportation sector ETF closed this week at $40.85 and plummed a spooky -6.16%.

Since late February, when XTN stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-25.34 per share (-38.28%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

Transportation sector ETF performance
3 months-36.33 %
6 months-30.31 %
1 year-33.84 %

Transportation sector industries

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

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Top performing stocks in the Transportation sector

Company3M gain6M gain
Genesee & Wyoming+1.09 %+11.88 %
ZTO Express (Cayman)+12.96 %+27.03 %
DHT-4.43 %+20.12 %
Euronav-15.81 %+10.75 %