The Transportation sector (IYT) held steady on a trading day that saw S&P 500 drop 0.3%.
Frozen Food Express Industries (FFEX) was a major loser in the sector, falling 10.2% (-13 cents) to close at $1.10 with 63,879 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $1.05 to $1.24. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped 25 cents (-18.5%) from a price of $1.35 on May 1, 2012.
Golar LNG Partners (GMLP) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 6.3%. The stock closed at $31.59 with 55,376 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $29.75 to $31.85. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $6.10 (-16.2%) from $37.69 on April 2, 2012.
Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) rose 6.1% to close at $94.91, cross its 50-day moving average of $89.65 and 200-day moving average of $86.91.
Con Way (MIC) fell 1% to close at $34.64, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $34.60. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $31.40. Mobile Mini (MINI) rose 2.5% to close at $13.28, approaching its 50-day moving average of $14.20. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $17.85.