3 Stocks Pushing The Leisure Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 14 points (0.1%) at 16,515 as of Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,645 issues advancing vs. 1,332 declining with 182 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%.

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 $0.79 (-1.5%) to $51.84 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.96-$53.00 after having opened the day at $52.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.63.

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 $11.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 11.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide ( HOT) is down $0.99 (-1.3%) to $75.92 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.49-$78.25 after having opened the day at $77.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.91.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. operates as a hotel and leisure company worldwide. The company owns, operates, and franchises luxury and upscale full-service hotels, resorts, residences, retreats, select-service hotels, and extended stay hotels under the St. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Ctrip.com International ( CTRP) is down $1.69 (-3.4%) to $48.53 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.6 million shares of Ctrip.com International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.32-$50.61 after having opened the day at $50.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $50.22.

Ctrip.com International, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides travel services for hotel accommodations, ticketing services, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in China. Ctrip.com International has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Ctrip.com International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ctrip.com International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Ctrip.com International 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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