IHG, THI, CTRP, RCL And CCL, 5 Leisure Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 13 points (0.1%) at 15,338 as of Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 963 issues advancing vs. 1,995 declining with 88 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.09.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, InterContinental Hotels Group is down $0.21 (-0.7%) to $28.87 on average volume Thus far, 82,286 shares of InterContinental Hotels Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 192,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.86-$29.24 after having opened the day at $29.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.08.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC owns, manages, franchises, and leases hotels and resorts worldwide. InterContinental Hotels Group has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates InterContinental Hotels Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates InterContinental Hotels Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full InterContinental Hotels Group Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Tim Hortons ( THI) is down $0.52 (-1.0%) to $53.26 on average volume Thus far, 239,810 shares of Tim Hortons exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 329,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.88-$53.73 after having opened the day at $53.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.78.

Tim Hortons Inc. engages in the development and franchising of quick service restaurants primarily in Canada and the United States. Tim Hortons has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Tim Hortons a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tim Hortons as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Tim Hortons Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Ctrip.com International ( CTRP) is down $0.59 (-1.9%) to $31.37 on light volume Thus far, 690,160 shares of Ctrip.com International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.28-$32.74 after having opened the day at $32.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.96.

Ctrip.com International, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides travel service for hotel accommodations, airline tickets, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in the People's Republic of China. Ctrip.com International has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 40.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Ctrip.com International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ctrip.com International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Ctrip.com International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Royal Caribbean Cruises ( RCL) is down $0.59 (-1.6%) to $35.24 on average volume Thus far, 980,738 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.01-$35.40 after having opened the day at $35.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.83.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company worldwide. It owns five cruise brands comprising Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisieres de France. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 159.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Royal Caribbean Cruises a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Caribbean Cruises as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Royal Caribbean Cruises Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Carnival Corporation ( CCL) is down $0.18 (-0.6%) to $33.32 on average volume Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Carnival Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.18-$33.55 after having opened the day at $33.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.51.

Carnival Corporation operates as a cruise and vacation company worldwide. The company operates in two segments, North America; and Europe, Australia, and Asia. Carnival Corporation has a market cap of $19.6 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 8.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Carnival Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Carnival Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Carnival Corporation Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, 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).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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