Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (BWLD): Today's Featured Leisure Laggard

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Buffalo Wild Wings ( BWLD) pushed the Leisure industry lower today making it today's featured Leisure laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.1%. By the end of trading, Buffalo Wild Wings fell $1.07 (-1.0%) to $105.18 on light volume. Throughout the day, 265,553 shares of Buffalo Wild Wings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 377,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $104.46-$106.72 after having opened the day at $106.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $106.25. Other companies within the Leisure industry that declined today were: Orbitz Worldwide ( OWW), down 13.1%, Diversified Restaurant Holdings ( BAGR), down 5.9%, Good Times Restaurants ( GTIM), down 3.5% and Lakes Entertainment ( LACO), down 3.1%.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. engages in the ownership, operation, and franchise of restaurants primarily in the United States. It offers chicken and various food and beverage items, as well as serves bottled beers, wines, and liquor. Buffalo Wild Wings has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 45.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Buffalo Wild Wings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.

On the positive front, Renren ( RENN), up 15.4%, Home Inns & Hotels Management ( HMIN), up 9.4%, Dover Motorsports ( DVD), up 5.8% and Ctrip.com International ( CTRP), up 4.3% , were all gainers within the leisure industry with Royal Caribbean Cruises ( RCL) being today's featured leisure industry leader.

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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