Railroad stocks are a group of equity securities representing publicly traded railroad companies that are based in North America. Within this group, companies are mostly largely capitalized with long operating histories.
It really is a great time to be in the railroad business. Cash flow is abundant and these stocks are poised for more capital gains.
While coal shipments have been a weak spot for railroad companies, virtually all other major customer sectors are producing excellent comparable growth.
And that growth is directly reflected in share pri… Read More
So long as transportation stocks are ticking higher, the stock market is much less susceptible to a price retrenchment.
The Dow Jones Transportation Average just blew past 8,500, recently hitting a new record-high after taking a well-deserved break around mid-July and August.
Airline stocks led the index’s recent price streng… Read More
It’s no surprise that the railroad business is doing well. We’ve been looking at Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) and other railroad stocks consistently in these pages for a number of years.
But not only are pure-play railroads doing well, offshoots within the industry are also booming.
It’s a good time to be in railroad stocks… Read More
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) is a company that’s getting upgraded by the Street and earnings estimates are ticking higher. It’s great news for this benchmark stock and top wealth creator.
The business cycle in old economy industrial businesses still has legs, and while Union Pacific’s share price is up some 25 points over … Read More
It’s been a very choppy start to the year for stocks and with no real trend to latch onto, the news of the day is the catalyst for the trading action.
There is still a positive undercurrent in the equity market, and it’s evidenced, in part, by particular strength in a number of key stock indices. (See “If This Indicator Turns, the Sto… Read More