BUZZ-U.S. Stocks on the Move-Habit Restaurants, Williams-Sonoma

Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:31am EST
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(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter,; for the Morning News Call newsletter, U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as strong U.S. data offset concerns over a slowdown in the euro zone and a loss of momentum in Chinese factories. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.09 percent at 17,700.83, the S&P 500 was up 0.24 percent at 2,053.73 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.53 percent at 4,700.333.

** HABIT RESTAURANTS INC, $35.3868, +96.59 pct

The burger chain's shares doubled in value in their debut, valuing the company at about $909 million.

The company, which offers charburgers and sandwiches milk shakes, raised $90 million from its IPO of 5 million class A shares.

** EDAP TMS SA, $1.88, +20.51 pct

The French medical device maker reported a third-quarter profit, compared with a loss a year earlier, helped by higher sales of ultrasound prostate cancer device ablatherm.