iShares Dow Jones Transport. Avg. (ETF)
FedEx (NYSE: FDX) is a leader in guaranteed time delivery for both domestic and international package delivery, the demand for which has skyrocketed lately. With the growing number of consumers doing their shopping online, FedEx’s revenue has nearly doubled over the past decade. Although their stock is currently trading towards the high-end of its historic valuation at 17 times earnings, I think this is still a bargain, due to more »
The transport sector, savaged throught the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), has since recovered. After climbing back to its 2008 levels at the end of 2010, it essentially tracked sideways for two years. Is 2013 the year that the transport sector makes up for lost time? Take a look at this chart of the iShares Dow Jones Transport Average ETF (NYSEMKT: IYT).
The iShares Transport Average now looks to be pushing more »
Transportation of goods and materials is an important fundamental part of our economy. As crucial as this industry is and with all the competitive ways to fulfill this need to move good, mixed results have been experienced by average investors. The various segments of transportation include railroads, trucking, airlines, freight forwarders, warehousing, and many more. Finding investment opportunities in such companies has been hampered by the cyclical nature of the more »
“There can be no doubt that the transportation sector is the most critical sector of our economy.” - Robert Brady
I get the growing sense that traders and investors really don't know what to do in this market. After all, equities are having their best start to a year in decades, with some emerging markets (NYSEMKT: VWO) up well over 20% for the year (and the year is only four more »