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4 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Sell Now

WMS, MGM, ISCA, CTRP slump in weekly rankings


This week, the ratings of four Restaurant and Resort stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

WMS Industries’ (NYSE:WMS) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s 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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise, WMS also gets F’s. The stock price has dropped 6.3% over the past month, worse than the 5.3% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. As of Jan. 31, 2013, 11.7% of outstanding WMS Industries shares were held short. For a full analysis of WMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

MGM Resorts’ (NYSE:MGM) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. MGM Resorts operates gaming, hospitality and entertainment resorts. In Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at MGM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGM stock.

International Speedway’s (NASDAQ:ISCA) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. International Speedway owns major motorsports entertainment facilities and promotes motorsports-themed entertainment activities in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ISCA stock.

Slipping from C to a D rating, (NASDAQ:CTRP) takes a hit this week. provides travel services for hotel accommodations, airline tickets, and packaged tours in the People’s Republic of China. The stock price has fallen 13.4% over the past month. As of Jan. 31, 2013, 13.3% of outstanding shares were held short. For a full analysis of CTRP stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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