Wynn Resorts Ltd (WYNN): Today's Featured Services Winner

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Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Wynn Resorts rose $5.65 (2.9%) to $201.51 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,673,350 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,290,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $196.65-$202.88 after having opened the day at $196.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $195.86. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were: Watsco ( WSO.B), up 23.1%, Document Security Systems ( DSS), up 17.1%, Limelight Networks ( LLNW), up 12.0% and InfoSonics Corporation ( IFON), up 11.4%.

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, ownership, and operation of destination casino resorts. Wynn Resorts has a market cap of $19.8 billion and is part of the leisure industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Wynn Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wynn Resorts 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.

On the negative front, HHGregg Incorporated ( HGG), down 11.8%, China Distance Education Holdings ( DL), down 9.6%, InterCloud Systems ( ICLD), down 8.8% and Educational Development Corporation ( EDUC), down 7.8% , were all laggards within the services sector with GameStop ( GME) being today's services sector laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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