The Transportation sector (IYT) showed little movement while the S&P 500 gained 0.1% during trading today.

Patriot Transportation (PATR) was a major loser in the sector, falling 10.1% (-$2.54) to close at $22.60 with 27,258 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $21.49 to $24.80. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $2.16 (10.6%) from a price of $20.44 on May 11, 2012.

Eagle Bulk Shipping (EGLE) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 9.6% (+27 cents) to close at $3.08 with 191,782 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $2.82 to $3.14.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) rose 4.1% to close at $40.23, cross its 50-day moving average of $39.17 and 200-day moving average of $37.60. The Greenbrier Companies (GBX) declined 3.7% to close at $15.65, moving below its 50-day moving average of $15.38 and 200-day moving average of $17.98.

Sino-Global Shipping America (SINO) rose 7.6% to close at $2.26, approaching its 50-day moving average of $2.41. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $2.60. XPO Logistics (XPO) rose 3.9% to close at $14.75, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $15.35.

Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $41.59 to top the previous high of $41.02.