Buffalo Wild Wings Inc ( BWLD) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.8%. By the end of trading, Buffalo Wild Wings Inc rose 62 cents (0.9%) to $66.22 on light volume. Throughout the day, 338,577 shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 494,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $64.29-$66.63 after having opened the day at $64.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.60. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Great Wolf Resorts Inc ( WOLF), up 7.4%, Dunkin Brands Group Inc ( DNKN), up 4.4%, MTR Gaming Group Inc ( MNTG), up 3.8%, and Dover Motorsports Inc ( DVD), up 2%.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. engages in the ownership, operation, and franchise of restaurants in the United States. The company provides quick casual and casual dining services, as well as serves bottled beers, wines, and liquor. Buffalo Wild Wings Inc has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.2, below the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 25.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 52.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Buffalo Wild Wings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.

On the negative front, Morgans Hotel Group Company ( MHGC), down 9.1%, Empire Resorts Inc ( NYNY), down 8.2%, Good Times Restaurants Inc ( GTIM), down 5.4%, and Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc ( BBRG), down 5.2%, were all losers within the leisure industry with Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL) being today's leisure industry loser.

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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