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The Leisure industry as a whole closed the day down 1.4% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.7%. Laggards within the Leisure industry included Canterbury Park ( CPHC), down 2.0%, Premier Exhibitions ( PRXI), down 2.1%, Dover Motorsports ( DVD), down 2.6%, MTR Gaming Group ( MNTG), down 4.8% and Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co L ( CCSC), down 2.2%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the industry lower today:

MTR Gaming Group ( MNTG) is one of the companies that pushed the Leisure industry lower today. MTR Gaming Group was down $0.25 (4.8%) to $4.93 on average volume. Throughout the day, 23,698 shares of MTR Gaming Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 16,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $4.93-$5.16 after having opened the day at $5.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.18.

MTR Gaming Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in racing, gaming, and entertainment businesses. MTR Gaming Group has a market cap of $149.1 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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TheStreet Ratings rates MTR Gaming Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on MNTG go as follows:

  • MTR GAMING GROUP INC has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. The company has suffered a declining pattern earnings per share over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, MTR GAMING GROUP INC reported poor results of -$0.33 versus -$0.20 in the prior year.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 690.5% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from -$0.79 million to -$6.21 million.
  • Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and the overall market, MTR GAMING GROUP INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • Net operating cash flow has decreased to -$11.63 million or 10.54% when compared to the same quarter last year. In conjunction, when comparing current results to the industry average, MTR GAMING GROUP INC has marginally lower results.
  • The debt-to-equity ratio is very high at 3655.97 and currently higher than the industry average, implying increased risk associated with the management of debt levels within the company. Regardless of the company's weak debt-to-equity ratio, MNTG has managed to keep a strong quick ratio of 2.01, which demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: MTR Gaming Group Ratings Report

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At the close, Dover Motorsports ( DVD) was down $0.07 (2.6%) to $2.66 on light volume. Throughout the day, 12,823 shares of Dover Motorsports exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 22,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $2.64-$2.70 after having opened the day at $2.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $2.73.

Dover Motorsports, Inc., through its subsidiaries, markets and promotes motorsports entertainment in the United States. The company promotes events under the auspices of the sanctioning body in motorsports, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. Dover Motorsports has a market cap of $48.9 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 8.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Dover Motorsports a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dover Motorsports as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on DVD go as follows:

  • DVD's very impressive revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 5.8%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues leaped by 57.8%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displaying stagnant earnings per share.
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has exceeded that of the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry average, but is less than that of the S&P 500. The net income increased by 7.1% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from -$2.28 million to -$2.12 million.
  • DOVER MOTORSPORTS INC reported flat earnings per share in the most recent quarter. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past year. However, the consensus estimate suggests that this trend should reverse in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, DOVER MOTORSPORTS INC reported lower earnings of $0.05 versus $0.12 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.16 versus $0.05).
  • Current return on equity is lower than its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a clear sign of weakness within the company. In comparison to the other companies in the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and the overall market, DOVER MOTORSPORTS INC's return on equity is significantly below that of the industry average and is below that of the S&P 500.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: Dover Motorsports Ratings Report

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Premier Exhibitions ( PRXI) was another company that pushed the Leisure industry lower today. Premier Exhibitions was down $0.02 (2.1%) to $0.83 on light volume. Throughout the day, 20,268 shares of Premier Exhibitions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 46,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.82-$0.86 after having opened the day at $0.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.85.

Premier Exhibitions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in presenting museum-quality touring exhibitions to public worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Exhibition Management and RMS Titanic. Premier Exhibitions has a market cap of $41.7 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 26.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Premier Exhibitions as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

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Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on PRXI go as follows:

  • PREMIER EXHIBITIONS INC's earnings per share declined by 50.0% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has suffered a declining pattern earnings per share over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, PREMIER EXHIBITIONS INC swung to a loss, reporting -$0.01 versus $0.03 in the prior year.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed against the S&P 500 and did not exceed that of the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 26.6% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from -$1.10 million to -$1.39 million.
  • Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and the overall market, PREMIER EXHIBITIONS INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to -$0.48 million or 257.70% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
  • Despite any intermediate fluctuations, we have only bad news to report on this stock's performance over the last year: it has tumbled by 51.67%, worse than the S&P 500's performance. Consistent with the plunge in the stock price, the company's earnings per share are down 50.00% compared to the year-earlier quarter. Turning toward the future, the fact that the stock has come down in price over the past year should not necessarily be interpreted as a negative; it could be one of the factors that may help make the stock attractive down the road. Right now, however, we believe that it is too soon to buy.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: Premier Exhibitions Ratings Report

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