Transportation ETFs Move Back on Track

The iShares Transportation Average ETF, which tracks the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index, includes a 21.5% tilt toward the railroad sub-sector, along with a 2.0% position in CSX.

The SPDR S&P Transportation ETF takes a more equal weight approach. XTN includes a 12.7% weight toward railroad, with a 2.5% position in CSX.

The transportation ETFs also experienced a decent lift from the airline industry after Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) reported a jump in profits over the first quarter. The airline sub-sector makes up 22.1% of IYT and 28.9% of XTN.

iShares Transportation Average ETF