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 39 points (0.2%) at 17,686 as of Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,967 issues advancing vs. 1,008 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the industry that fell today was Las Vegas Sands ( LVS), up 1.8%.

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

3. Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry lower today. As of noon trading, Melco Crown Entertainment is down $0.79 (-3.0%) to $25.18 on light volume. Thus far, 880,087 shares of Melco Crown Entertainment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.16-$25.75 after having opened the day at $25.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.97.

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Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, through its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia. Melco Crown Entertainment has a market cap of $14.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 33.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Melco Crown Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Melco Crown Entertainment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 Melco Crown Entertainment Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, MGM Resorts International ( MGM) is down $0.38 (-1.7%) to $22.04 on light volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of MGM Resorts International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.02-$22.47 after having opened the day at $22.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.42.

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MGM Resorts International, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and/or operates casino resorts. The company operates in two segments, Wholly Owned Domestic Resorts and MGM China. MGM Resorts International has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 4.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate MGM Resorts International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates MGM Resorts International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full MGM Resorts International Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) is down $2.87 (-1.6%) to $179.76 on light volume. Thus far, 454,294 shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $179.33-$182.00 after having opened the day at $181.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $182.63.

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Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People's Republic of China. Wynn Resorts has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 6.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Wynn Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wynn Resorts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. 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 Wynn Resorts 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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