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

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Buffalo Wild Wings ( BWLD) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Buffalo Wild Wings rose $4.11 (3.5%) to $120.36 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 913,992 shares of Buffalo Wild Wings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 319,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $114.77-$121.13 after having opened the day at $115.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $116.25. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Renren ( RENN), up 7.7%, Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain ( CCSC), up 6.0%, Home Inns & Hotels Management ( HMIN), up 3.6% and Caesars Entertainment ( CZR), up 2.8%.

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 48.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 negative front, Isle of Capri Casinos ( ISLE), down 4.3%, Frisch's Restaurants ( FRS), down 3.6%, Town Sports International Holdings ( CLUB), down 3.1% and Ark Restaurants ( ARKR), down 2.9% , were all laggards within the leisure industry with Wendy's ( WEN) 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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