NASDAQ:HABT - Habit Restaurants Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.59 -0.24 (-2.22 %) (As of 03/21/2019 12:25 PM ET)Previous Close$10.83Today's Range$10.59 - $10.8452-Week Range$8.20 - $18.30Volume2,384 shsAverage Volume401,741 shsMarket Capitalization$275.98 millionP/E Ratio62.12Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.11 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 October 30, 2018, the company had 242 restaurants in California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, as well as 6 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 CIK1617977 Webwww.habitburger.com Phone949-851-8881Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13 Current Ratio0.97 Quick Ratio0.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio62.12 Forward P/E Ratio117.67 P/E Growth5.78 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$402.15 million Price / Sales0.69 Cash Flow$1.0884 per share Price / Cash Flow9.73 Book Value$5.76 per share Price / Book1.84Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.17 Net Income$2.78 million Net Margins0.69% Return on Equity3.01% Return on Assets1.44%Miscellaneous Employees6,093 Outstanding Shares26,060,000Market Cap$275.98 million Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.00 by $0.05. The restaurant operator had revenue of $104.64 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $101.43 million. Habit Restaurants had a return on equity of 3.01% and a net margin of 0.69%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 23.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.01 earnings per share. 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Habit Restaurants. What guidance has Habit Restaurants issued on next quarter's earnings? Habit Restaurants issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $458-462 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $451.16 million. What price target have analysts set for HABT? 4 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Habit Restaurants' stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Habit Restaurants' share price to reach $17.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 61.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Habit Restaurants. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Habit Restaurants? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Habit Restaurants in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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. " (3/12/2019) 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating on The Habit Restaurants (HABT) and raise our price target to $19, from $17, following the triple-beat 4Q18 (December) results and announcement of above-consensus 2019 guidance." (2/25/2019) Has Habit Restaurants been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about HABT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Habit Restaurants' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Habit Restaurants include Denny's (DENN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH), Bojangles (BOJA), El Pollo LoCo (LOCO), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Chuy's (CHUY), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), Del Taco Restaurants (TACO), Livexlive Media (LIVX), Noodles & Co (NDLS), Nathan's Famous (NATH), Zoe's Kitchen (ZOES) and Del Frisco's Restaurant Group (DFRG). What other stocks do shareholders of Habit Restaurants own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Habit Restaurants investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F), JD.Com (JD), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Twitter (TWTR). Who are Habit Restaurants' key executives? Habit Restaurants' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Russell W. Bendel, CEO, Pres & Chairman (Age 65)Mr. Ira M. Fils, CFO, Sec. & Director (Age 54)Mr. Anthony Serritella, Chief Operating Officer (Age 59)Mr. Peter Whitwell, Chief Quality Officer (Age 60)Mr. Douglas R. Branigan, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 60) When did Habit Restaurants IPO? (HABT) raised $75 million in an initial public offering (IPO) 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 acted 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.50%), Brown Advisory Inc. (4.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.58%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.58%), Millennium Management LLC (2.88%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (1.56%). Company insiders that own Habit Restaurants stock include Anthony Serritella, Ira L Zecher, 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 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, OLD National Bancorp IN, Granite Investment Partners LLC and Malaga Cove Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Habit Restaurants company stock in the last year include Anthony Serritella, Ira L Zecher 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 Millennium Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, 361 Capital LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Alambic Investment Management L.P., Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Two Sigma Advisers LP. 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 $10.65. How big of a company is Habit Restaurants? Habit Restaurants has a market capitalization of $277.54 million and generates $402.15 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $2.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.17 on an earnings per share basis. Habit Restaurants employs 6,093 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: 266 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 229 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 495MarketBeat'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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