3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Leisure Industry

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 86 points (-0.5%) at 16,084 as of Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,014 issues advancing vs. 1,941 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. A company within the industry that fell today was Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX), up 0.9%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Royal Caribbean Cruises ( RCL) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, Royal Caribbean Cruises is down $0.73 (-1.4%) to $52.44 on light volume. Thus far, 637,199 shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.15-$52.91 after having opened the day at $52.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.17.

Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. operates as a cruise company worldwide. It owns six cruise brands comprising Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisieres de France, and TUI Cruises. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market cap of $12.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 12.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Royal Caribbean Cruises a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Caribbean Cruises 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 reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Royal Caribbean Cruises Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Carnival Corporation ( CCL) is down $0.44 (-1.2%) to $36.98 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Carnival Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.92-$37.20 after having opened the day at $36.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.42.

Carnival Corporation operates as a cruise company worldwide. It operates in two segments, North America; and Europe, Australia, & Asia. Carnival Corporation has a market cap of $22.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 6.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Carnival Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Carnival Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Carnival Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Priceline Group ( PCLN) is down $9.73 (-0.8%) to $1,167.57 on heavy volume. Thus far, 988,421 shares of Priceline Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 932,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $1,151.66-$1,177.09 after having opened the day at $1,160.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,177.30.

priceline.com Incorporated operates as an online travel company. Priceline Group has a market cap of $64.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Priceline Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Priceline Group 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. Get the full Priceline Group Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, 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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