NASDAQ:HABT - Habit Restaurants Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $14.28 -0.02 (-0.14 %) (As of 11/20/2018 08:22 AM ET)Previous Close$14.30Today's Range$13.86 - $14.5352-Week Range$8.10 - $18.30Volume370,371 shsAverage Volume497,551 shsMarket Capitalization$372.49 millionP/E Ratio89.25Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.14 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Habit Restaurants, Inc., a holding company, operates and franchises fast casual restaurants under The Habit Burger Grill name. It specializes in offering made-to-order char-grilled burgers and sandwiches featuring choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken, and sushi-grade tuna cooked over an open flame; and salads, as well as sides, shakes, and malts. As of June 26, 2018, the company had 235 restaurants in California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, as well as 4 international locations. The Habit Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Irvine, California. Receive HABT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HABT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNASDAQ:HABT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.habitburger.com Phone949-851-8881 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12 Current Ratio0.99 Quick Ratio0.94 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio89.25 Forward P/E Ratio119.00 P/E Growth6.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$331.70 million Price / Sales1.12 Cash Flow$0.8848 per share Price / Cash16.14 Book Value$5.56 per share Price / Book2.57 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.16 Net Income$-2,800,000.00 Net Margins-1.06% Return on Equity2.54% Return on Assets1.23% Miscellaneous Employees5,358 Outstanding Shares26,050,000Market Cap$372.49 million OptionableOptionable Habit Restaurants (NASDAQ:HABT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Habit Restaurants' stock symbol? Habit Restaurants trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HABT." How were Habit Restaurants' earnings last quarter? Habit Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ:HABT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.00 by $0.05. The restaurant operator earned $104.64 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.43 million. Habit Restaurants had a negative net margin of 1.06% and a positive return on equity of 2.54%. The firm's revenue was up 23.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.01 EPS. View Habit Restaurants' Earnings History. When is Habit Restaurants' next earnings date? Habit Restaurants is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Habit Restaurants. What price target have analysts set for HABT? 6 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Habit Restaurants' stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Habit Restaurants' share price to reach $15.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Habit Restaurants. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Habit Restaurants? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Habit Restaurants in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Habit Restaurants. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Habit Restaurants stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Habit Restaurants stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "The Habit Restaurants, Inc., operator of The Habit Burger Grill, is a burger-centric fast casual restaurant company. It is engaged in preparing char-grilled burgers, sandwiches and salads. The Company offers tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame; prepared salads and a selection of sides, shakes and malts. It has operations in California, including Bay area, Central California, Greater La, Inland Empire, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego; Arizona; Utah and New Jersey. The Habit Restaurants, Inc. is based in Irvine, California. " (11/1/2018) 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating on The Habit Restaurants (HABT) and raise our price target to $15, from $12, following news of HABT’s triple-beat 2Q18 (June) results and increase in 2018 guidance." (8/2/2018) Has Habit Restaurants been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about HABT stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Habit Restaurants earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Habit Restaurants' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Habit Restaurants include MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Denny's (DENN), Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH), El Pollo LoCo (LOCO), Bojangles (BOJA), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Del Taco Restaurants (TACO), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Noodles & Co (NDLS), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), Chuy's (CHUY), Nathan's Famous (NATH), Potbelly (PBPB) and RCI Hospitality (RICK). Who are Habit Restaurants' key executives? Habit Restaurants' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Russell W. Bendel, CEO, Pres & Chairman (Age 64)Mr. Ira M. Fils, CFO, Sec. & Director (Age 53)Mr. Anthony Serritella, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)Mr. Peter Whitwell, Chief Quality Officer (Age 59)Mr. Douglas R. Branigan, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 59) When did Habit Restaurants IPO? (HABT) raised $75 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, November 20th 2014. The company issued 5,000,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. Piper Jaffray, Baird, Wells Fargo Securities and Raymond James served as the underwriters for the IPO and Stephens and Stifel were co-managers. Who are Habit Restaurants' major shareholders? Habit Restaurants' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.26%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.78%), Brown Advisory Inc. (4.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.54%), Jefferies Group LLC (1.06%) and Wasatch Advisors Inc. (0.98%). Company insiders that own Habit Restaurants stock include Anthony Serritella, Joseph John Kadow and Peter Whitwell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Habit Restaurants. Which institutional investors are selling Habit Restaurants stock? HABT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Granite Investment Partners LLC, OLD National Bancorp IN, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Habit Restaurants company stock in the last year include Anthony Serritella and Peter Whitwell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Habit Restaurants. Which institutional investors are buying Habit Restaurants stock? HABT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jefferies Group LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Wasatch Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Hsbc Holdings PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Habit Restaurants. How do I buy shares of Habit Restaurants? Shares of HABT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Habit Restaurants' stock price today? One share of HABT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.28. How big of a company is Habit Restaurants? Habit Restaurants has a market capitalization of $372.49 million and generates $331.70 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $-2,800,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.16 on an earnings per share basis. Habit Restaurants employs 5,358 workers across the globe. What is Habit Restaurants' official website? The official website for Habit Restaurants is http://www.habitburger.com. How can I contact Habit Restaurants? Habit Restaurants' mailing address is 17320 REDHILL AVENUE SUITE 140, IRVINE CA, 92614. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 949-851-8881. MarketBeat Community Rating for Habit Restaurants (NASDAQ HABT)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 251 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 210 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 461MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Habit Restaurants and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HABT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HABT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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