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5 Restaurant and Resort Stocks to Sell Now

SGMS, SVN, RT, BH, LTM slump in weekly rankings


The ratings of five Restaurant and Resort stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Scientific Games (NASDAQ:SGMS) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Scientific Games supplies products and services to lotteries, and a leading provider of gaming technology and content to other gaming operators worldwide. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Equity, SGMS also gets an F. The stock price has dropped 11% over the past month, worse than the 2.5% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of SGMS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

7 Days Group’s (NYSE:SVN) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 7 Days Group Holdings Limited engages in the operation of hotels under the brand name 7 Days Inn in the People’s Republic of China. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 27.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SVN stock.

Slipping from C to a D rating, Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) takes a hit this week. Ruby Tuesday owns and operates the Ruby Tuesday dine-in restaurant franchise. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Margin Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 9.7% over the past month. To get an in-depth look at RT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RT stock.

Biglari Holdings’ (NYSE:BH) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Biglari Holdings engages in investment management, franchising, and operating of restaurants. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise. The stock price has fallen 8.1% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 28.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BH stock.

Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Life Time Fitness operates sports, fitness, and recreation centers in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, Arizona, and Texas. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 19.5% over the past month. As of Feb. 7, 2013, 14.3% of outstanding Life Time Fitness shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at LTM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LTM 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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