Sector Showdown: Railroads vs. Shippers

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool editors Andrew Tonner and Brendan Byrnes search for value in the market.

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew compare and contrast railroads and shippers. These two transportation methods seem to be going in opposite directions right now, with the railroad industry seeing a bit of a resurgence lately as companies look for more efficient means to transport goods. Meanwhile, the shippers are seeing an oversupply problem that is driving down revenue. Does this create opportunity for shippers, or are railroads a better value play?

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