The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,024.24.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 17,138.47.

The Nasdaq was down 0.2% to 4,861.30.

The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was up 0.1% to 2.03%.

The price of gold was down 0.5% to $1,182.


Irvine-based Habit Restaurants Inc. was up 4% to $25.07 and a $629 million market cap. Analysts at Stephens upgraded shares in the burger chain from “equal weight” to “overweight.”


Santa Ana-based Iteris Inc. was down 4.3% to $2.48 and a $79 million market cap on profit-taking. Shares had risen about 8% this week after the analytics products maker said satellite information company GeoSys Inc. would use Iteris’ ClearAg programming interface in its products.