by Portfolio Grader | October 4, 2012 4:45 pm
The grades of seven 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.
Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Vail Resorts operates mountain resorts in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions, MTN also gets A’s. Shares of MTN have increased 10.9% over the past month, better than the 3.2% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTN stock.
This week, Bally Technologies (NYSE:BYI) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Bally Technologies is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of gaming devices and computerized monitoring, accounting, and player-tracking systems for gaming devices. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 9.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BYI stock.
The rating of DineEquity (NYSE:DIN) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. DineEquity owns and operates two casual-dining family restaurant concepts. Shares of DIN have increased 10.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DIN stock.
Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Cheesecake Factory operates upscale, casual, full-service dining restaurants in the United States. Over the last month, shares of the company have increased 6.2%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAKE stock.
This week, Domino’s (NYSE:DPZ) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Domino’s Pizza is involved with the retail sale of pizza through an international chain of of food stores. The price of DPZ is up 6.6% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DPZ stock.
China Lodging Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. China Lodging Group is an economy hotel chain in China. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 14.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HTHT stock.
This week, Ruth’s Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Ruth’s Hospitality Group owns, operates, and franchises several chains of upscale steakhouses. Since last month, shares of RUTH are up 8.9%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RUTH stock.
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