12 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

GET, BKW, PEET, BYI, KONA, EAT, RRGB, PZZA, CAKE, TXRH, CHDN, JACK improve in weekly rankings

   
12 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 12 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 (NYSE:GET) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Gaylord Entertainment owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock.

Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:BKW) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. At $19.50, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $19.18. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKW 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.

Bally Technologies (NYSE:BYI) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Bally Technologies is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of gaming devices and computerized monitoring, accounting, and player-tracking systems for gaming devices. At $57.33, the share price is growing closer to the 52-week high of $57.86. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BYI stock.

The rating of Kona Grill (NASDAQ:KONA) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Kona Grill owns and operates restaurants in several states in the United States. Shares of KONA have increased 15.4% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KONA stock.

Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Brinker International owns, develops, operates and franchises the Chili’s Grill & Bar, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, and Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant brands. The stock’s current price of $40.72 is approaching the 52-week high of $41.88. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EAT stock.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers’ (NASDAQ:RRGB) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere. At $56.26, the share price is approaching the 52-week high of $57.85. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RRGB stock.

This week, Papa John’s (NASDAQ:PZZA) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Papa John’s International operates and franchises pizza delivery and carry-out restaurants under the Papa John’s trademark. The share price is in range of the 52-week high of $67.24, currently positioned at $66.84. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PZZA stock.

This week, Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Cheesecake Factory operates upscale, casual, full-service dining restaurants in the United States. The stock’s price of $42.39 is nearing the 52-week high of $42.63. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAKE stock.

Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Texas Roadhouse operates the Texas Roadhouse restaurant franchise. At $25.47, the share price is growing closer to the 52-week high of $25.56. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TXRH stock.

Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Churchill Downs owns and operates pari-mutuel wagering properties and businesses. The stock’s price of $80.76 is above the 50-day moving average of $79.52. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHDN stock.

Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Jack in the Box operates and franchises Jack In the Box fast-food restaurants primarily in the Western region of the United States. The share price is in range of the 52-week high of $40.28, currently positioned at $39.89. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JACK stock.

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