3 Stocks Dragging The Leisure Industry Downward

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 17,140 as of Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,738 issues advancing vs. 1,242 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged.

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

3. Ctrip.com International ( CTRP) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ctrip.com International is down $1.16 (-1.9%) to $60.89 on average volume. Thus far, 988,253 shares of Ctrip.com International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.89-$62.28 after having opened the day at $61.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.05.

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 $8.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 25.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Ctrip.com International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ctrip.com International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Ctrip.com International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Expedia ( EXPE) is down $1.11 (-1.3%) to $85.10 on average volume. Thus far, 666,089 shares of Expedia exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.88-$86.12 after having opened the day at $86.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.21.

Expedia, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. Expedia has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 23.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Expedia a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Expedia as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels 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 Expedia Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG) is down $8.96 (-1.4%) to $645.24 on average volume. Thus far, 255,522 shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 388,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $644.51-$653.49 after having opened the day at $651.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $654.20.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates fast-casual and fresh Mexican food restaurants. As of July 21, 2014, it operated approximately 1,600 restaurants; and 7 ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen restaurants. Chipotle Mexican Grill has a market cap of $20.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 22.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Chipotle Mexican Grill a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth 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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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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