3 Stocks Pushing The Leisure Industry Lower

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 37 points (-0.2%) at 16,809 as of Friday, June 27, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,843 issues advancing vs. 1,114 declining with 177 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Ctrip.com International ( CTRP), down 1.8%, and MGM Resorts International ( MGM), down 0.9%.

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

3. Brinker International ( EAT) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, Brinker International is down $1.02 (-2.0%) to $49.47 on heavy volume. Thus far, 923,366 shares of Brinker International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 740,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.25-$50.12 after having opened the day at $50.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $50.49.

Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates, and franchises full-service casual dining restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brands primarily in the United States. Brinker International has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Brinker International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Brinker International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Brinker International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG) is down $3.04 (-0.5%) to $597.28 on light volume. Thus far, 155,778 shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 564,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $596.00-$600.68 after having opened the day at $599.81 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $600.32.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. develops and operates fast casual and fresh Mexican food restaurants. Its restaurants primarily offer burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, and salads. As of October 15, 2013, the company operated approximately 1,500 restaurants. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Chipotle Mexican Grill has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Chipotle Mexican Grill a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Chipotle Mexican Grill as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Chipotle Mexican Grill Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) is down $0.57 (-0.7%) to $76.18 on light volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $76.11-$77.10 after having opened the day at $77.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.75.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. The company owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macau, the People's Republic of China. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $60.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 2.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Las Vegas Sands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Las Vegas Sands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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 Las Vegas Sands 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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