Home Inns & Hotels Management ( HMIN) pushed the Leisure industry lower today making it today's featured Leisure loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.5%. By the end of trading, Home Inns & Hotels Management fell 53 cents (-2%) to $25.98 on average volume. Throughout the day, 500,486 shares of Home Inns & Hotels Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 521,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $25.54-$27.06 after having opened the day at $27.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.51. Other company's within the Leisure industry that declined today were: Canterbury Park Holding Corporation ( CPHC), down 9.2%, seven Days Group Holdings ( SVN), down 7.7%, Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain ( CCSC), down 6.1%, and Nevada Gold & Casinos ( UWN), down 5.7%.

Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. develops, leases, operates, franchises, and manages a chain of economy hotels in the People's Republic of China. The company operates its hotels under the Home Inn brand name. Home Inns & Hotels Management has a market cap of $1.28 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, below the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 74.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 30.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Home Inns & Hotels Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and two rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Home Inns & Hotels Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Good Times Restaurants ( GTIM), up 7.8%, Kona Grill ( KONA), up 7.4%, Pizza Inn Holdings ( PZZI), up 5.8%, and Denny's Corporation ( DENN), up 5.1%, were all gainers within the leisure industry with McDonald's Corporation ( MCD) 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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