During trading today, both the Transportation sector (IYT) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
As a proxy for the sector, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, IYT was down 1.6% over the last thirty trading days. The S&P 500, in comparison, went up 4%.
Seanergy Maritime Holdings (SHIP) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 13.3%. The stock closed at $2.14 with 1,384 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $1.87 to $2.14.
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOL) was a major loser in the sector, falling 12.7% (-69 cents) to close at $4.76 with five million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $4.68 to $5.33. Share price is up, having risen 64 cents (15.5%) from $4.12 on July 16, 2012.
XPO Logistics (XPO) rose 3.2% to close at $14.94, cross its 50-day moving average of $14.59 and 200-day moving average of $15.36.
Hub Group (HUBG) rose 1.2% to close at $31.36, approaching its 50-day moving average of $31.99. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $33.90. Teekay Tankers (TNK) rose 5.6% to close at $4.36, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $4.47.
USA Truck (USAK) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $3.91 to fall below the previous low of $3.96.