7 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 23, 2012 9:00 am

Seven Restaurant and Resort stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Orient Express Hotels (NYSE:OEH[2]) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Orient-Express Hotels owns and operates luxury hotels, tourist trains, a river cruise ship, and restaurants. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, OEH also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OEH stock[3].

This week, Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM[4]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). YUM! Brands develops, operates, franchises and licenses a system of restaurants worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YUM stock[5].

Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN[6]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Penn National Gaming owns and operates Charles Town Races in West Virginia which features slot machines, casinos in Mississippi, and a riverboat gaming facility in Louisiana. The stock price has risen 11.9% over the past month, better than the 3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PENN stock[7].

Peet’s Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ:PEET[8]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Peet’s Coffee & Tea markets fresh-roasted whole bean coffee. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock[9].

This is a strong week for Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE:PNK[10]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Pinnacle Entertainment is a diversified gaming company that owns and operates several casinos and casino hotels. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PNK stock[11].

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BAGL[12]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Einstein Noah Restaurant Group owns and operates a line of bagel specialty restaurants in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAGL stock[13].

Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE:GET[14]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Gaylord Entertainment owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock[15].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[16] 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[17].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. OEH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OEH
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OEH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OEH
  4. YUM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YUM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YUM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=YUM
  6. PENN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PENN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PENN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PENN
  8. PEET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEET
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEET
  10. PNK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PNK
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PNK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PNK
  12. BAGL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BAGL
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BAGL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BAGL
  14. GET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GET
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GET
  16. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  17. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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