9 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 23, 2012 4:30 pm

This week, nine Restaurant and Resort stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD[2]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Buffalo Wild Wings engages in the ownership, operation, and franchise of restaurants primarily in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Sales Growth, BWLD also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BWLD stock[3].

This week, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN[4]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Wyndham Worldwide is a hospitality company with a range of services and products across various accommodation alternatives. Shares of the company are up 3.4% from last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WYN stock[5].

This week, Town Sports International Holdings‘s (NASDAQ:CLUB[6]) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Town Sports International Holding owns and operates fitness clubs in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The stock price has risen 7.9% over the past month, better than the 6.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLUB stock[7].

This week, Ruth’s Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH[8]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Ruth’s Hospitality Group owns, operates, and franchises several chains of upscale steakhouses. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 1.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RUTH stock[9].

Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH[10]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Texas Roadhouse operates the Texas Roadhouse restaurant franchise. Shares of the company are up 0.8% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TXRH stock[11].

Peet’s Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ:PEET[12]) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Peet’s Coffee & Tea markets fresh-roasted whole bean coffee. PEET shares have increased 0.9% since last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock[13].

This is a strong week for Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE:GET[14]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Gaylord Entertainment owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. Investors have pushed the stock price up 12.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock[15].

Darden Restaurants‘s (NYSE:DRI[16]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Darden Restaurants operates franchised restaurants, including Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, and The Capital Grille. Over the last month, shares of DRI have increased 5.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRI stock[17].

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN[18]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Vail Resorts operates mountain resorts in the United States. MTN shares have gone up 5.3% from last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTN stock[19].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[20] 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[21].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BWLD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BWLD
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BWLD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BWLD
  4. WYN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WYN
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WYN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WYN
  6. CLUB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLUB
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLUB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLUB
  8. RUTH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RUTH
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RUTH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RUTH
  10. TXRH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TXRH
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TXRH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TXRH
  12. PEET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEET
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEET
  14. GET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GET
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GET
  16. DRI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DRI
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DRI
  18. MTN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTN
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTN
  20. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  21. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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