IYT - iShares Transportation Average ETF

BATS - BATS Delayed Price. Currency in USD
202.27
+0.75 (+0.37%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close201.52
Open201.38
Bid0.00 x 1100
Ask0.00 x 1100
Day's Range201.01 - 202.73
52 Week Range162.38 - 206.73
Volume68,587
Avg. Volume207,477
Net Assets807.29M
NAV199.33
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.01%
YTD Return4.67%
Beta (3y)0.88
Expense Ratio (net)0.43%
Inception Date2003-10-06
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    Airline Q2 earnings growth slows

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at the airline sector after United Continental's quarterly earnings.

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  • What Analysts Recommend for US Railroads after Their Q2 Results
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  • CP Expects a Strong Second Half on Tentative Long-Term Labor Deal
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  • BNSF Railway: Intermodal Growth Lagged Carload Gains in Week 30
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    BNSF Railway (BRK.B) reported a 4.5% YoY (year-over-year) increase in carload traffic in Week 30. During the week, the Western US major railroad company hauled ~103,300 railcars excluding intermodal compared to ~98,800 units in the corresponding period of 2017.

  • Union Pacific Stock Rides High on Strong Q2 Earnings, Dividend
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  • Why BNSF’s Rail Traffic Growth Lagged the Industry in Week 29
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    Why BNSF’s Rail Traffic Growth Lagged the Industry in Week 29

    In Week 29, BNSF Railway (BRK.B) witnessed a carload traffic rise of 3.2% YoY (year-over-year). In the week, the Berkshire Hathaway–owned company moved ~99,600 railcars sans intermodal compared to ~96,500 units in the corresponding period of 2017.

  • Old Dominion Freight Line Beats Q2 2018 Estimates, Stock Plunges
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    Old Dominion Freight Line Beats Q2 2018 Estimates, Stock Plunges

    Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) announced its second-quarter earnings today before the market opened. The trucking company beat Thomson Reuters’s adjusted EPS estimate of $1.83 by 8.9%. ODFL’s adjusted EPS came in at $1.99 in the quarter, up 67.2% year-over-year from $1.19 in Q2 2017.

  • Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific in Week 28
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    Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific in Week 28

    Canadian National Railway (CNI) is the largest rail freight carrier in Canada. In Week 28, it registered a 3.8% YoY (year-over-year) growth in carload traffic. It moved ~62,300 railcars excluding intermodal units compared with ~60,000 units.

  • Could Boeing Beat Analysts’ Q2 Revenue Estimates?
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  • J. B. Hunt Transport’s Q3 Dividend and Past Growth Trends
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  • Werner Enterprises Beat Q2 2018 Estimates, Stock Rose 2%
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    Werner Enterprises Beat Q2 2018 Estimates, Stock Rose 2%

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  • Week 28: US Rail Freight Traffic Stayed on Upward Path
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    The AAR (Association of American Railroads) publishes weekly traffic data every Wednesday. Twelve major North American railroads submit their weekly freight volume statistics to the AAR. The data are divided into carload traffic and intermodal volumes expressed in containers and truck trailers.

  • Behind CSX’s Intermodal Revenue Growth in Q2 2018
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    Behind CSX’s Intermodal Revenue Growth in Q2 2018

    In this part, we’ll examine its intermodal freight revenues. CSX’s intermodal volumes rose 2.0% YoY in the second quarter to 735,000 containers and trailers from 718,000 units in the same period last year. The company’s intermodal revenue per unit was $667.00 in the second quarter compared to $624.00 in the second quarter of 2017.

  • J.B. Hunt: Analysts Have a Divided View
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    J.B. Hunt: Analysts Have a Divided View

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) has a consensus rating of 2.25, which indicates a “buy.” Among the 24 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, there weren’t any changes in analysts’ opinion towards J.B. Hunt after its second-quarter results. Seven (29.2%) of the analysts recommend a “strong buy,” five (20.8%) recommend a “buy,” 11 (45.8%) recommend a “hold,” and one (4.2%) recommends a “sell.”

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    Top 3 Transportation ETFs for 2018

    You can invest in companies that move people and products by buying shares of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that specialize in the transportation sector. The transportation sector is one of the most broadly diversified with industrial companies representing airlines, railroads, truckers, equipment and leasing stocks, and logistics companies.

  • CSX’s Freight Volume Growth Compared to the Industry in Week 27
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    CSX’s Freight Volume Growth Compared to the Industry in Week 27

    Eastern US major rail carrier CSX (CSX) posted a 1.3% YoY (year-over-year) carload volume growth in Week 27. It moved ~60,200 railcars, up from ~59,400. Its railcar traffic is slowly getting back on track this year after a dull 2017. However, its carload traffic loss in percentage terms hasn’t fully recovered. Compared with US railroads’ 5.4% YoY growth, CSX’s gains appear to be very small. Even its rival Norfolk Southern (NSC) managed to post a 9.2% YoY growth in Week 27, which was far more than CSX.

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