3 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Leisure Industry

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer.

All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 61 points (0.3%) at 18,072 as of Monday, June 1, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,805 issues advancing vs. 1,201 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Leisure industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Hilton Worldwide Holdings ( HLT), up 1.0%, and Yum Brands ( YUM), up 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was Las Vegas Sands ( LVS), up 1.7%.

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

3. Ctrip.com International ( CTRP) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry higher today. As of noon trading, Ctrip.com International is up $2.08 (2.6%) to $81.95 on average volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Ctrip.com International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.30-$82.76 after having opened the day at $80.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.87.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

Ctrip.com International, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides travel services for hotel accommodations, transportation ticketing services, packaged tours, and corporate travel management in the People's Republic of China. Ctrip.com International has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 75.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Ctrip.com International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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 deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Ctrip.com International Ratings Report now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

2. As of noon trading, Starbucks ( SBUX) is up $0.32 (0.6%) to $52.28 on average volume. Thus far, 3.5 million shares of Starbucks exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.67-$52.45 after having opened the day at $51.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.96.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

Starbucks Corporation operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; China/Asia Pacific; and Channel Development. Starbucks has a market cap of $77.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 26.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 20 analysts who rate Starbucks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Starbucks as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Starbucks Ratings Report now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

1. As of noon trading, McDonald's ( MCD) is up $0.77 (0.8%) to $96.70 on light volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of McDonald's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.84-$96.91 after having opened the day at $95.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $95.93.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. McDonald's has a market cap of $92.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate McDonald's a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates McDonald's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full McDonald's Ratings Report now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

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).

More from Markets

Dow Slips 178 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Decline

Dow Slips 178 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Decline

Legal Weed Sales in California Are Off to a Less Than Smokin' Start

Legal Weed Sales in California Are Off to a Less Than Smokin' Start

Owner of Moviepass Sees Stock Plummet

Owner of Moviepass Sees Stock Plummet

Ford, GM Gain as China Slashes Auto Import Tariffs

Ford, GM Gain as China Slashes Auto Import Tariffs

U.S. Crude Oil Hits Fresh 3-Year Highs as Gasoline Heads to $3 a Gallon

U.S. Crude Oil Hits Fresh 3-Year Highs as Gasoline Heads to $3 a Gallon