by Portfolio Grader | September 6, 2012 3:59 pm
The grades of eight 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.
Marcus Corp. (NYSE:MCS) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Marcus Corporation operates in the lodging and entertainment industries. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Margin Growth, MCS also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCS stock.
This is a strong week for Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Cheesecake Factory operates upscale, casual, full-service dining restaurants in the United States. The price of CAKE has increased 2.3% since last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAKE stock.
Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Six Flags Entertainment owns and operates regional amusement and water parks. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 2.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIX stock.
The rating of Ruth’s Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Ruth’s Hospitality Group owns, operates, and franchises several chains of upscale steakhouses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RUTH stock.
This week, Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Jack in the Box operates and franchises Jack In the Box fast-food restaurants primarily in the Western region of the United States. Shares of the company have jumped 0.5% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JACK stock.
Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Brinker International owns, develops, operates and franchises the Chili’s Grill & Bar, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, and Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant brands. Shares of EAT have increased 5.5% over the past month, better than the 0.9% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EAT stock.
Speedway Motorsports (NYSE:TRK) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Speedway Motorsports promotes, markets and sponsors motorsports activities in the United States. Shares of the company remained flat over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRK stock.
Jamba (NASDAQ:JMBA) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Jamba manufactures and retails blended beverages, juices, and snacks. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JMBA stock.
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