Incorporated (PCLN): Today's Featured Leisure Winner

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Incorporated ( PCLN) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.9%. By the end of trading, Incorporated rose $16.47 (1.3%) to $1,304.43 on light volume. Throughout the day, 558,687 shares of Incorporated exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 747,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1,290.70-$1,305.39 after having opened the day at $1,295.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,287.96. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Cosi ( COSI), up 20.1%, Qunar Cayman Islands ( QUNR), up 12.5%, Ltd ADR ( WBAI), up 8.0% and Famous Dave's of America ( DAVE), up 4.5%. Incorporated operates as an online travel company. Incorporated has a market cap of $66.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 10.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Incorporated 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth 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, Nevada Gold & Casinos ( UWN), down 16.0%, Choice Hotels International ( CHH), down 4.6%, Chanticleer Holdings ( HOTR), down 2.9% and Canterbury Park Holding Corporation ( CPHC), down 2.7%.

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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