by Portfolio Grader | February 14, 2013 3:00 pm
This week, seven Restaurant and Resort stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Gaylord Entertainment’s (NYSE:GET) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Gaylord Entertainment owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock.
Peet’s Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ:PEET) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Peet’s Coffee & Tea markets fresh-roasted whole bean coffee. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock.
China Lodging Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. China Lodging Group is an economy hotel chain in China. The stock price has risen 6% over the past month, better than the 2.2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HTHT stock.
Ruth’s Hospitality Group’s (NASDAQ:RUTH) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Ruth’s Hospitality Group owns, operates, and franchises several chains of upscale steakhouses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RUTH stock.
Town Sports International Holdings (NASDAQ:CLUB) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Town Sports International Holding owns and operates fitness clubs in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Investors have pushed the stock price up 5.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLUB stock.
International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. International Game Technology designs and manufactures computerized casino gaming systems. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 9.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IGT stock.
AFC (NASDAQ:AFCE) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. AFC Enterprises develops, operates and franchises quick-service restaurants. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 17.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AFCE 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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