3 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Leisure Industry

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 28 points (-0.2%) at 16,647 as of Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,518 issues advancing vs. 1,472 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that increased today was Wynn Resorts ( WYNN), up 1.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was McDonald's ( MCD), up 1.2%.

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

3. Wyndham Worldwide ( WYN) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry higher today. As of noon trading, Wyndham Worldwide is up $0.99 (1.4%) to $73.00 on average volume. Thus far, 457,138 shares of Wyndham Worldwide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.79-$73.03 after having opened the day at $71.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.01.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides various hospitality services and products to individual and business customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and internationally. Wyndham Worldwide has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Wyndham Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wyndham Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Wyndham Worldwide Ratings Report now.

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