5 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 16, 2012 2:41 pm

The overall ratings of five Restaurant and Resort stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Chipotle (NYSE:CMG[2]) 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[3].

Ruby Tuesday‘s (NYSE:RT[4]) 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[5].

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS[6]) 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[7].

WMS Industries‘s (NYSE:WMS[8]) 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[9].

The rating of Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS[10]) 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[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CMG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CMG
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CMG
  4. RT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RT
  5. To get an in-depth look at RT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RT
  6. LVS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LVS
  7. For a full analysis of LVS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LVS
  8. WMS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WMS
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WMS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WMS
  10. SGMS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SGMS
  11. For a full analysis of SGMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SGMS
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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