3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Leisure Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 119 points (0.7%) at 16,493 as of Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,941 issues advancing vs. 990 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was Yum Brands ( YUM), up 0.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Six Flags Entertainment ( SIX) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, Six Flags Entertainment is down $0.70 (-1.9%) to $36.28 on light volume. Thus far, 150,899 shares of Six Flags Entertainment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 601,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.27-$37.11 after having opened the day at $37.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.98.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme, water, and zoological parks. The company's parks offer various state-of-the-art and traditional thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. Six Flags Entertainment has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Six Flags Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Six Flags Entertainment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, 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 Six Flags Entertainment Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Caesars Entertainment ( CZR) is down $0.52 (-2.3%) to $22.10 on light volume. Thus far, 407,143 shares of Caesars Entertainment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.06-$22.80 after having opened the day at $22.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.62.

Caesars Entertainment Corporation owns, operates, or manages casino entertainment facilities. Caesars Entertainment has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 5.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Caesars Entertainment a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Caesars Entertainment as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Caesars Entertainment Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Brinker International ( EAT) is down $0.70 (-1.5%) to $46.07 on average volume. Thus far, 595,724 shares of Brinker International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 964,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.04-$47.33 after having opened the day at $46.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.77.

Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates, and franchises full-service casual dining restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brands primarily in the United States. As of September 25, 2013, it owned, operated, or franchised 1,596 restaurants. Brinker International has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Brinker International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Brinker International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Brinker International Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 4 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).

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