11 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 8, 2013 9:12 am

This week, 11 Restaurant and Resort stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE:GET[2]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Gaylord Entertainment owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock[3].

This is a strong week for Peet’s Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ:PEET[4]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Peet’s Coffee & Tea markets fresh-roasted whole bean coffee. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock[5].

Bally Technologies (NYSE:BYI[6]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Bally Technologies is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of gaming devices and computerized monitoring, accounting, and player-tracking systems for gaming devices. Shares of BYI have increased 24.1% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BYI stock[7].

This week, Kona Grill (NASDAQ:KONA[8]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Kona Grill owns and operates restaurants in several states in the United States. With a price of $12.30, it is above the 50-day moving average of $11.61. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KONA stock[9].

This is a strong week for Brinker International (NYSE:EAT[10]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. 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 price of $42.69 is above the 50-day moving average of $40.18. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EAT stock[11].

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ:RRGB[12]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RRGB stock[13].

This week, Papa John’s’ (NASDAQ:PZZA[14]) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Papa John’s International operates and franchises pizza delivery and carry-out restaurants under the Papa John’s trademark. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PZZA stock[15].

Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE[16]) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Cheesecake Factory operates upscale, casual, full-service dining restaurants in the United States. At $42.95, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $41.92. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAKE stock[17].

This week, Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH[18]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Texas Roadhouse operates the Texas Roadhouse restaurant franchise. The stock’s price of $24.70 is above the 50-day moving average of $24.59. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TXRH stock[19].

Churchill Downs’ (NASDAQ:CHDN[20]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Churchill Downs owns and operates pari-mutuel wagering properties and businesses. At $82.79, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $81.74. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHDN stock[21].

Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK[22]) 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. With a price of $40.49, it is above the 50-day moving average of $39.13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JACK stock[23].

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Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. GET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GET
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GET
  4. PEET: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEET
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PEET stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PEET
  6. BYI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BYI
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BYI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BYI
  8. KONA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KONA
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KONA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KONA
  10. EAT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EAT
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EAT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EAT
  12. RRGB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RRGB
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RRGB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RRGB
  14. PZZA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PZZA
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PZZA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PZZA
  16. CAKE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CAKE
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAKE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CAKE
  18. TXRH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TXRH
  19. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TXRH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TXRH
  20. CHDN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CHDN
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CHDN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CHDN
  22. JACK: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JACK
  23. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JACK stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JACK
  24. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  25. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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