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

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Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.3%. By the end of trading, Wynn Resorts fell $6.08 (-2.5%) to $240.57 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,324,516 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,645,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $239.64-$246.88 after having opened the day at $246.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $246.65. Other companies within the Services sector that declined today were: Chanticleer Holdings ( HOTR), down 18.4%, E-Commerce China Dangdang ( DANG), down 10.8%, Newlead Holdings ( NEWL), down 10.2% and China Lodging Group ( HTHT), down 9.7%.

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 $25.1 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 27.6% 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

On the positive front, MGT Capital Investments ( MGT), up 17.9%, Inuvo ( INUV), up 15.7%, McClatchy Company ( MNI), up 14.2% and InfoSonics Corporation ( IFON), up 13.0% , were all gainers within the services sector with Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances ( ULTA) being today's featured services sector leader.

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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