Domino's Pizza Inc. (DPZ): Today's Featured Leisure Winner

Domino's Pizza ( DPZ) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.6%. By the end of trading, Domino's Pizza rose 66 cents (1.8%) to $37.81 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 1.9 million shares of Domino's Pizza exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 939,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $36.80-$38.02 after having opened the day at $37.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.15. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Canterbury Park Holding Corporation ( CPHC), up 8.6%, Expedia ( EXPE), up 5.8%, Granite City Food & Brewery ( GCFB), up 5.3%, and Good Times Restaurants ( GTIM), up 4.8%.

Domino's Pizza, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the United States and internationally. The company sells and delivers pizzas under the Domino's Pizza brand name. Domino's Pizza has a market cap of $2.11 billion and is part of the services sector. Currently there are three analysts that rate Domino's Pizza a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Domino's Pizza as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.

On the negative front, Scientific Games Corporation ( SGMS), down 7.8%, Premier Exhibitions ( PRXI), down 5.1%, seven Days Group Holdings ( SVN), down 4.3%, and BJ'S Restaurants ( BJRI), down 4.1%, were all losers within the leisure industry with Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG) 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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