RCL, MPEL, CCL, WYNN And SBUX, Pushing Leisure Industry Downward

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 125 points (-0.8%) at 16,333 as of Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,733 issues advancing vs. 1,234 declining with 157 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Expedia ( EXPE), up 4.5%.

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

5. Royal Caribbean Cruises ( RCL) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, Royal Caribbean Cruises is down $1.15 (-2.3%) to $48.41 on average volume. Thus far, 705,225 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.34-$49.65 after having opened the day at $49.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.56.

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 $10.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 154.9, 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 Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Royal Caribbean Cruises a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Caribbean Cruises 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, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Royal Caribbean Cruises Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL) is down $0.52 (-1.1%) to $44.45 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Melco Crown Entertainment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.00-$45.15 after having opened the day at $45.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.97.

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, through its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Macau. Melco Crown Entertainment has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Melco Crown Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Melco Crown Entertainment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Melco Crown Entertainment Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Carnival Corporation ( CCL) is down $0.78 (-1.9%) to $40.58 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Carnival Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.56-$41.70 after having opened the day at $41.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.36.

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 $24.5 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 3.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Carnival Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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

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2. As of noon trading, Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) is down $3.49 (-1.6%) to $212.21 on average volume. Thus far, 928,307 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $211.31-$216.99 after having opened the day at $216.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $215.70.

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 $21.8 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 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. Get the full Wynn Resorts Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX) is down $1.17 (-1.6%) to $73.73 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.0 million shares of Starbucks Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.26-$75.07 after having opened the day at $75.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.90.

Starbucks Corporation operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, packaged roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single serve products, and juices and bottled water. Starbucks Corporation has a market cap of $56.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7490.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Starbucks Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Starbucks Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Starbucks 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).

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