by Portfolio Grader | January 17, 2013 3:00 pm
The grades of six Restaurant and Resort stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, Nathan’s Famous (NASDAQ:NATH) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Nathan’s Famous operates, franchises, or licenses Nathan’s Famous, Miami Subs, Kenny Rogers Roasters, and Arthur Treachers Fish & Chips fast-food restaurants. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Equity, and Margin Growth, NATH also gets A’s. Shares of NATH have increased 7.7% over the past month, better than the 3.6% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NATH stock.
Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE:GET) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Gaylord Entertainment owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock.
The rating of Peet’s Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ:PEET) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Peet’s Coffee & Tea markets fresh-roasted whole bean coffee. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ (NYSE:KKD) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts owns, operates, and franchises retail stores that sell doughnuts. Investors have pushed the stock price up 21.1% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.10. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KKD stock.
Town Sports International Holdings (NASDAQ:CLUB) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Town Sports International Holding owns and operates fitness clubs in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLUB stock.
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Sonic operates and franchies a chain of fast-food drive-in restaurants in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SONC stock.
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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