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The Habit Restaurants (HABT) Jumps: Stock Moves Up 7.3%

The Habit Restaurants, Inc. HABT was a big mover last session, as its shares rose over 7% on the day. The upside was driven by the company’s first-quarter 2016 earnings release. This also led to far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. Yesterday’s rally breaks the recent trend for the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $16.61 to $18.37 in the past one-month time frame.

Over the last 30 days, the company witnessed one negative estimate revision and the Zacks Consensus Estimate also moved lower, signaling trouble the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday’s move higher lasts.

The Habit Restaurants currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

A better-ranked restaurant stock is Darden Restaurants, Inc. DRI with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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