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5 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Sell Now

CMG, RT, LVS, WMS, SGMS slump in weekly rankings


The overall ratings of five Restaurant and Resort stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Chipotle (NYSE:CMG) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Chipotle Mexican Grill runs fast casual restaurants that serve Mexican food in the United States and Canada. The stock price has dropped 24.4% over the past month, worse than the 3.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 36.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMG stock.

Ruby Tuesday‘s (NYSE:RT) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”) last week. Ruby Tuesday owns and operates the Ruby Tuesday dine-in restaurant franchise. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock price has fallen 6.1% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at RT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RT stock.

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Las Vegas Sands owns and operates casino resorts and convention centers. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 0.5% over the past month. For a full analysis of LVS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

WMS Industries‘s (NYSE:WMS) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s C. WMS is engaged in serving the legalized gaming industry worldwide by designing, manufacturing, and distributing video and reel-spinning gaming machines, and video lottery terminals. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 21.9% over the past month. As of Aug. 16, 10.8% of outstanding WMS Industries shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WMS stock.

The rating of Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS) declines this week from a C to a D. Scientific Games supplies products and services to lotteries, and a leading provider of gaming technology and content to other gaming operators worldwide. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Share prices fell 18% over the past month. For a full analysis of SGMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.

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