4 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 15, 2012 9:00 am

The overall ratings of four Restaurant and Resort stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, International Speedway (NASDAQ:ISCA[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). International Speedway owns major motorsports entertainment facilities and promotes motorsports-themed entertainment activities in the United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, and Sales Growth, ISCA also gets an F. For a full analysis of ISCA stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

This week, Hyatt Hotels‘ (NYSE:H[4]) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Hyatt Hotels provides hospitality services by managing, franchising and owning hospitality-related businesses. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock price has fallen 13.1% over the past month, worse than the 5.9% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 45.30. To get an in-depth look at H, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of H stock[5].

WMS Industries (NYSE:WMS[6]) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). WMS is engaged in serving the legalized gaming industry worldwide by designing, manufacturing, and distributing video and reel-spinning gaming machines, and video lottery terminals. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 6.3% over the past month. As of Nov. 15, 2012, 10.5% of outstanding WMS Industries shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WMS stock[7].

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD[8]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts owns, operates, and franchises retail stores that sell doughnuts. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 11.1% over the past month. For a full analysis of KKD stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ISCA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ISCA
  3. For a full analysis of ISCA stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ISCA
  4. H: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=H
  5. To get an in-depth look at H, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of H stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=H
  6. WMS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WMS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WMS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WMS
  8. KKD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KKD
  9. For a full analysis of KKD stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KKD
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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