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Best Performing Transportation Stocks of 2020

Updated Sep 15, 2020
Mass movemement of goods and products is an integral part of modern day economy. Despite all the advancements in the online world where soft versions of documents and content is securely and seamlessly transferred online, the real, physical and tangible goods need real-world transportation. Operating through the standard modes of railways, roadways and sea routes, the transportation indusdustry is involved in moving goods and people from one place to the other.
A large number of transportation companies have their stocks listed on the major stock exchanges of America. Investors who are hopeful of positive returns from such stocks can take a shot by making investments through the stocks of these companies.
Among the various Transportation companies whose stocks are listed on stock exchanges, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Transportation stocks?
This article provides a list of Transportation stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2020 so far till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Transportation stocks between the end of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020, and the top 10 return generating Transportation stocks are listed below.
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Top Transportation Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Transportation sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (EGLE) 2) Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (SINO) 3) CryoPort, Inc. (CYRX) 4) Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) 5) Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (SALT)
 6) Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TNP) 7) YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) 8) FedEx Corporation (FDX) 9) USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) 10) Saia, Inc. (SAIA)
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Performance of Top Transportation Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

Eagle Bulk Shipping

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., incorporated on March 23, 2005, is engaged in the ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes around the world through the ownership, chartering and operation of dry-bulk ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Eagle Bulk Shipping.
The New York, NY-headquartered company Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (EGLE) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of Transportation of 2020. The Transportation sector business falls under the Marine Transportation industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Eagle Bulk Shipping has changed by 277.61 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $4.6 per share and year-to-date closing price of $17.37 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $336.51 million to $191.2 million during the same period. Along with Transportation, the company is also in the business of Marine Transportation, Wilshire 5000, Russell 2000, among other usual products and services. Eagle Bulk Shipping continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Sino-Global Shipping America

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., incorporated on October 31, 2012, is a non-asset-based global shipping and freight logistic integrated solution provider. The Company provides solutions and value added services to its ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Sino-Global Shipping America.
During the given months of the year 2020, Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (SINO) was successful in generating YTD returns of 244.44 percentage which helped it gain the number two spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the New York, NY-based Sino-Global Shipping America closed at a price of $0.45 per share, while it traded at a price of $1.55 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $8.1 million to $5.76 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Transportation industry sector and further specialized as a Oil Refining and Marketing sector business.

CryoPort

Cryoport, Inc. (Cryoport), incorporated on May 25, 1990, is a provider of cryogenic logistics solutions to the life sciences industry through its purpose-built packaging, information technology and specialized cold chain ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of CryoPort.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by CryoPort, Inc. (CYRX) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in California, CA, the Transportation sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Oil Refining and Marketing. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of CryoPort has so far gained 209.17 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $16.46 per share and year-to-date price of $50.89 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $609.28 million to $1.97 billion. The stock of CryoPort continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Atlas Air Worldwide

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., (AAWW), incorporated on November 28, 2000, is a holding company. The Company provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services throughout the world, serving Africa, Asia, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Atlas Air Worldwide.
The New York, NY-based Transportation sector company Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) holds the number four spot among the best performing stocks of the Transportation sector. Classified as the Transportation Services business, the stock price of Atlas Air Worldwide ended the previous year at a price of $27.57 per share while it reached the level of $59.48 apiece as of Sep 15, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 115.74%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $1.56 billion. Few leading stock market index includes Atlas Air Worldwide in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Scorpio Bulkers

Scorpio Bulkers Inc., incorporated on March 20, 2013, is a shipping company. The Company owns and operates newbuilding drybulk carriers with fuel-efficient specifications and carrying capacities of greater than 30,000 ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Scorpio Bulkers.
The Monaco, Monaco-based Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (SALT) belongs to the Transportation sector and is categorized as a Marine Transportation company. The stock of Scorpio Bulkers ended the previous year at a price of $6.37 per share. As of Sep 15, 2020, the stock price has reached $13.22 apiece, which indicates a change of 107.54 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Transportation for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $461.75 million. It has now changed to $157.22 million as of writing. Scorpio Bulkers continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Tsakos Energy Navigation

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited, incorporated on July 16, 1993, is a provider of international seaborne crude oil and petroleum product transportation services. The Company operates through maritime transportation of liquid ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Tsakos Energy Navigation.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TNP), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $4.36 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $9 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. It translates to a change of 106.42 percentage. The Greece-headquartered Transportation sector company also saw its market value change from $390.71 million to $169.03 million.

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc., incorporated on January 28, 1983, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offers its customers a range of transportation services. The Company operates through two ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of YRC Worldwide.
YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) has moved by 62.35 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Transportation sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $2.55 apiece to the price of $4.14 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020. The smart run of the Kansas, KS-based Trucking Freight Courier Services sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $92.44 million to $221.12 million over the same duration. YRC Worldwide is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

FedEx

FedEx Corporation (FedEx), incorporated on October 2, 1997, provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services through companies competing collectively, operating independently and managed collaboratively, under the FedEx brand. ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of FedEx.
The number eight spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Transportation sector is taken by FedEx Corporation (FDX). The company's stock price changed from $151.21 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $236.67 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 56.52 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Memphis, Tennessee-based Transportation sector company was from $39.48 billion to $63.95 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Transportation sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

USA Truck

USA Truck, Inc., incorporated on September 29, 1986, is a truckload carrier providing transportation of general commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Mexico ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of USA Truck.
USA Truck (USAK) generated percentage returns of 52.08 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $7.45 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $11.33 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $63.87 million to $99.28 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Transportation speciality business with further classification in the Trucking Freight Courier Services sub-category. Based in Arkansas, AR, the YTD performance of the Transportation sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.

Saia

Saia, Inc., incorporated on February 4, 2000, is a transportation company. The Company provides regional and interregional less-than-truckload (LTL) services. The Company also offers a range of other value-added services, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Saia.
Based on the market-cap change from $2.42 billion to $3.43 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $93.12 per share to a price of $133.63 per share as of Sep 15, 2020, Saia, Inc. (SAIA) was successful in generating YTD returns of 43.5 percentage. Standing at the number ten rank in the top performing list of Transportation stocks, the Georgia, GA-based Saia is categorized as the Trucking Freight Courier Services sub-sector business which falls under the larger Transportation sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.
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