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 1.3%. By the end of trading, Wynn Resorts rose $4.64 (2.1%) to $222.15 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,653,649 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,691,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $219.38-$225.69 after having opened the day at $219.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $217.51. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were: Multimedia Games ( MGAM), up 12.3%, MakeMyTrip ( MMYT), up 8.9%, Pizza Inn Holdings ( PZZI), up 6.2% and Marcus Corporation ( MCS), up 5.6%.

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People's Republic of China. Wynn Resorts has a market cap of $21.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 12.0% 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 negative front, Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain ( CCSC), down 5.7%, Intrawest Resorts Holdings ( SNOW), down 3.3%, Caesars Entertainment ( CZR), down 2.6% and Famous Dave's of America ( DAVE), down 2.2%.

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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