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Wyndham Worldwide Corporation ( WYN) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.8%. By the end of trading, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation rose 93 cents (1.6%) to $58.32 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1.4 million shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $57.35-$58.37 after having opened the day at $57.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.39. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store ( CBRL), up 8.7%, Luby's ( LUB), up 6.2%, Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment ( DDE), up 5.4%, and Red Lion Hotels Corporation ( RLH), up 4%.
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Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various hospitality products and services to individual consumers and business customers in the United States and internationally. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation has a market cap of $7.98 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are eight analysts that rate Wyndham Worldwide Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and one rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wyndham Worldwide Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

On the negative front, Asia Entertainment & Resources ( AERL), down 4.1%, Full House Resorts ( FLL), down 1.9%, Pizza Inn Holdings ( PZZI), down 1.8%, and Churchill Downs ( CHDN), down 1.6%, were all laggards within the leisure industry with Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL) being today's leisure industry laggard.

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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