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5 Stressed Out Leisure Stocks to Sell

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I think it’s quite an understatement to say the hotel and leisure industry has felt the punch of a volatile economy over the past 12 months. The recent Carnival (NYSE:CCL) cruise ship tragedy of the Costa Concordia doesn’t help either. These five leisurely stocks were on my sell list last month, and they’re not coming off any time soon.

I watch more than 5,000 publicly traded companies with my Portfolio Grader tool, ranking companies by a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. And this week, I’ve got five stressed out leisure stocks to sell.

Here they are, in alphabetical order. Each one of these stocks gets a “D” or “F” according to my research, meaning it is a “sell” or “strong sell.”

Carnival is a cruise company that operates across the globe. In the past year, CCL stock has lost 31%, compared to a gain of 6% for the Dow Jones. CCL gets a “D” for operating margin growth, a “D” for its ability to exceed the consensus earnings estimates on Wall Street, a “D” for the magnitude in which earnings projections have increased over the past month and a “D” for cash flow in my Portfolio Grade tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of CCL stock.

Hyatt Hotels (NYSE:H) is a hospitality company known for its Hyatt-branded hotels, resorts and residential and vacation ownership properties. H stock has posted a significant loss of 17% since last January. H stock gets a “D” for sales growth, a “D” for earnings growth, an “F” for earnings momentum, a “D” for cash flow and a “D” for return on equity in my Portfolio grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of H stock.

Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) is another hotel stock that has posted a loss of 14% in the last year. MAR stock gets an “F” for operating margin growth, an “F” for earnings growth, an “F” for earnings momentum and a “D” for cash flow in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of MAR stock.

Ctrip.com International (NASDAQ:CTRP) provides travel services for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China. CTRP has posted a major loss of 38% since last January. CTRP stock gets a quantitative grade of “F” in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of CTRP stock.

Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE:RCL) is another cruise company that makes the list. RCL stock is the biggest loser on this list, down 42% in the last year. RCL stock gets an “F” for cash flow in my Portfolio Grader tool. For more information, view my complete analysis of RCL stock.

Get more analysis of these picks and other publicly traded stocks with Louis Navellier’s Portfolio Grader tool, a 100% free stock rating tool that measures both quantitative buying pressure and eight fundamental factors.


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