Stocks Close Higher Due to Earnings in July

Most stocks close higher due to earnings in July 2015. Will the stocks move up again for next month? Top stock market industries in week 31, 2015 are Air Delivery & Freight Services, and Trucking.

Top Transportation Stocks

Transportation StocksThis post will look into the top performing stocks, industry, and sector. The S&P 500 index has a weekly return of 1.19%. NASDAQ Composite has a weekly return of 0.78%. Dow Jones Industrials Average has a weekly return of 0.69%. The small cap (Russell 2000) has a return of 1.05%.

Top 25 stock industries in week 31, 2015 (July 27, 2015 to August 2, 2015) are:

No.NamePerf Week
1Office Supplies9.21%
2Computers Wholesale9.21%
4Air Delivery & Freight Services6.47%
6Publishing - Periodicals6.25%
7Electronics Wholesale5.61%
8General Contractors5.44%
9Security & Protection Services5.28%
10Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified5.22%
11Computer Based Systems5.00%
12Residential Construction4.95%
13Long-Term Care Facilities4.85%
14Cleaning Products4.84%
15Data Storage Devices4.73%
16Research Services4.67%
17Textile Industrial4.62%
18Drug Manufacturers - Other4.49%
19Waste Management4.28%
20Industrial Metals & Minerals4.18%
21General Building Materials4.12%
22Tobacco Products, Other4.07%
23Food - Major Diversified4.01%
25Technical Services3.85%
26Rental & Leasing Services3.84%

Best Stock Industries

Looking into best weekly stocks can provide an insight what stock market will bring for the next session. Retail or institutional investors may want to rotate to this sector to avoid bad returns. Can growth stocks finally make the comeback?
Will value stocks continue to be the winner? Some great sectors in 2015 are drug, health care, grocery, consumer, etc.

Top 10 air delivery & freight services stocks in 2015 are:

No.CompanyTickerPerf Week
1CH Robinson Worldwide Inc.CHRW9.08%
2United Parcel Service, Inc.UPS8.03%
3Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.RRTS6.16%
4Expeditors International of Washington Inc.EXPD5.90%
5FedEx CorporationFDX4.45%
6Forward Air Corp.FWRD3.43%
7Air Transport Services Group, Inc.ATSG2.68%
8UTi Worldwide Inc.UTIW1.82%
9Hub Group Inc.HUBG1.03%
10ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc.MLNK-0.91%
The 18 best trucks stocks in 2015 are:

No.CompanyTickerPerf Week
1YRC Worldwide Inc.YRCW55.77%
2Saia, Inc.SAIA15.05%
3ArcBest CorporationARCB10.46%
4Swift Transportation CompanySWFT10.43%
5Heartland Express, Inc.HTLD9.61%
6Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.ODFL9.07%
7Con-way Inc.CNW7.99%
8Covenant Transportation Group, Inc.CVTI6.98%
9Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc.PATI5.60%
10Knight Transportation Inc.KNX5.30%
11Universal Truckload Services Inc.UACL5.06%
12Werner Enterprises Inc.WERN4.86%
13Celadon Group Inc.CGI4.03%
14Marten Transport Ltd.MRTN2.97%
15Echo Global Logistics, Inc.ECHO2.96%
16JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.JBHT2.57%
17Landstar System Inc.LSTR2.18%
18USA Truck Inc.USAK2.03%

Top stock issues are:
  • Indices are going up due to good earnings.
  • GDP data is ok.


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