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 database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) 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.
This week, Tim Hortons (NYSE:THI) 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.
Darden Restaurants‘ (NYSE:DRI) 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.
This is a strong week for Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC). 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.
This week, Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) 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.
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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