The leisure industry closed the day down 2.6%. Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc ( HMIN), Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain ( CCSC), MTR Gaming Group Inc ( MNTG), and Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) were all decliners today within the leisure industry with Benihana Inc ( BNHN) being today's featured leisure loser. Benihana Inc fell 8 cents (-0.9%) to $8.59 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2,750 shares of Benihana Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,600 shares.

Benihana Inc. operates Benihana teppanyaki-style Japanese restaurants. It also operates other Asian restaurant concepts that include RA Sushi and Haru. Benihana Inc has a market cap of $52.4 million and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 218.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Benihana as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins.

On the positive front, PokerTek Inc ( PTEK), Lakes Entertainment Inc ( LACO), Ark Restaurants ( ARKR), and Bowl America Incorporated ( BWL.A) were all gainers within the leisure industry with Domino's Pizza Inc ( DPZ) being today's featured leisure industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the leisure industry could consider PowerShares Dynamic Leisure&Entert ( PEJ) while those bearish on the leisure industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Services ( SCC).
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