6 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 17, 2013 3:00 pm

6 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six Restaurant and Resort stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Nathan’s Famous (NASDAQ:NATH[2]) 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[3].

Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE:GET[4]) 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[5].

The rating of Peet’s Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ:PEET[6]) 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[7].

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ (NYSE:KKD[8]) 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[9].

Town Sports International Holdings (NASDAQ:CLUB[10]) 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[11].

Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC[12]) 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[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

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

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