by Portfolio Grader | January 31, 2013 1:00 pm
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, Ctrip.com (NASDAQ:CTRP) 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.
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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