4 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 31, 2013 1:00 pm

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

WMS Industries’ (NYSE:WMS[2]) 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[3].

MGM Resorts’ (NYSE:MGM[4]) 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[5].

International Speedway’s (NASDAQ:ISCA[6]) 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[7].

Slipping from C to a D rating, Ctrip.com (NASDAQ:CTRP[8]) takes a hit this week. Ctrip.com 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 Ctrip.com shares were held short. For a full analysis of CTRP 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. WMS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WMS
  3. For a full analysis of WMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WMS
  4. MGM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGM
  5. To get an in-depth look at MGM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MGM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MGM
  6. ISCA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ISCA
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ISCA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ISCA
  8. CTRP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTRP
  9. For a full analysis of CTRP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTRP
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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