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

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Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.5%. By the end of trading, Wynn Resorts rose $2.58 (1.2%) to $223.50 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,736,685 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,578,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $220.94-$225.92 after having opened the day at $220.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $220.92. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Jack In The Box ( JACK), up 8.0%, SFX Entertainment ( SFXE), up 6.8%, Nevada Gold & Casinos ( UWN), up 5.2% and Life Time Fitness ( LTM), up 5.2%.

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 $22.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 15.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results.

On the negative front, Town Sports International Holdings ( CLUB), down 16.3%, BJ's Restaurants ( BJRI), down 11.6%, Cosi ( COSI), down 5.9% and Potbelly Corporation ( PBPB), down 5.4%.

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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