5 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 13, 2012 1:15 pm

The grades of five Restaurant and Resort stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN[2]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Wyndham Worldwide is a hospitality company with a range of services and products across various accommodation alternatives. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, WYN also gets an A. Shares of WYN have increased 5.2% over the past month, better than the 2.3% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WYN stock[3].

This week, Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI[4]) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Tim Hortons operates a chain of fast-food restaurants in North America. Since last month, THI shares have gone up 1.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THI stock[5].

Darden Restaurants‘ (NYSE:DRI[6]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Darden Restaurants operates franchised restaurants, including Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, and The Capital Grille. The price of DRI went up 3.2% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRI stock[7].

This is a strong week for Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC[8]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Sonic operates and franchies a chain of fast-food drive-in restaurants in the United States. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 10.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SONC stock[9].

This week, Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN[10]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Dunkin Brands owns, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants under the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DNKN stock[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. WYN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WYN
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WYN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WYN
  4. THI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of THI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=THI
  6. DRI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DRI
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DRI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DRI
  8. SONC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SONC
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SONC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SONC
  10. DNKN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DNKN
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DNKN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DNKN
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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