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 0.7%. By the end of trading, Wynn Resorts rose $5.07 (2.1%) to $241.96 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,443,768 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,657,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $236.22-$242.22 after having opened the day at $237.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $236.89. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were: E-Commerce China Dangdang ( DANG), up 31.9%, J.C. Penney ( JCP), up 25.3%, Management Network Group ( TMNG), up 19.2% and ICF International ( ICFI), up 18.8%.

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 $23.8 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 22.0% 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, dELiA*s ( DLIA), down 16.7%, ChinaNet Online Holdings ( CNET), down 16.4%, BioScrip ( BIOS), down 12.3% and NutriSystem ( NTRI), down 10.4% , were all laggards within the services sector with Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY) 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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