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Tale of the Tape

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE - Snapshot Report) was a big mover last session with shares rising over 5% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $43.46 to $45.78 since April 10.
 
This restaurant chain has seen one negative estimate revision in the last 30 days. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has also moved lower over the same period. This implies trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday’s rally can last.

Bob Evans Farms currently holds a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Investors interested in the restaurant industry may consider better-ranked stocks like Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (IRG - Snapshot Report), The Wendy's Company (WEN - Analyst Report) and Kona Grill Inc. (KONA - Snapshot Report). While Ignite Restaurant Group and Wendy’s sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Kona Grill bears a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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