El Pollo Loco Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:LOCO)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s), 5 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $16.00 (16.36% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/13/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/30/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/28/2015Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$12.62 -> $17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/13/2015Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/11/2016        
5/5/2016Q116$0.18$0.17$97.28 million$94.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/10/2016Q4$0.13$0.15$88.03 million$86.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/12/2015Q315$0.15$0.18$90.40 million$88.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/13/2015Q215$0.18$0.19$92.96 million$86.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/14/2015Q115$0.17$0.18$88.49 million$90.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/12/2015Q414$0.12$0.14$87.48 million$90.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q314$0.12$0.12$84.75 million$86.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/4/2014Q214$0.16$0.21$76.50 million$81.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.17$0.19$0.18
Q2 20164$0.17$0.22$0.19
Q3 20164$0.18$0.19$0.19
Q4 20162$0.15$0.17$0.16
Q1 20171$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20171$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q3 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q4 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/2/2015Samuel N BorgeseDirectorSell25,249$21.00$530,229.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/29/2015Samuel N BorgeseDirectorSell17,200$20.92$359,824.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2014Douglas K AmmermanDirectorSell16,231$27.00$438,237.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2014Edward ValleCMOSell67,440$27.00$1,820,880.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2014Kay BogeajisCOOSell44,318$27.00$1,196,586.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2014Stephen J SatherCEOSell255,088$27.00$6,887,376.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/25/2014Trimaran Pollo Partners, L.L.CMajor ShareholderSell6,408,945$27.00$173,041,515.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 04:56 PMStock to Follow: Earnings Check and Target Projections for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP
07/22/16 04:56 PMEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP
07/22/16 04:56 PMTrading Examination: Performance check on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP
07/21/16 11:09 AMRecent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for El Pollo LoCo Holdings
07/20/16 10:26 AMUPDATE – El Pollo Loco Heats Up Dallas/Fort Worth with Two Restaurants Opening August 2016 - [GlobeNewswire] - COSTA MESA, Calif., July 20, 2016-- El Pollo Loco, the nation’ s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the brand’ s first two restaurants in the Dallas/Fort Worth area will open in Allen ...
07/20/16 07:56 AMInvestor News: Investigation over potential Misconduct at El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LOCO)
07/19/16 05:05 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/19/16 05:05 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Stock Insight and Session Performance Spotcheck - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 05:05 PMConsensus Analyst Target Price Check for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/19/16 05:05 PMInvestor News: Investigation over potential Misconduct at El Pollo ... - GroundReport
07/19/16 02:11 PMAn ETF to Capture Consumers’ Preference for Spending on Experiences -
07/18/16 05:09 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Trading Session Stock Performance Report - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:09 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Taking a Look at the Current Company Impact Score - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:09 PMTrading Performance and Target Watch for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 05:09 PMTracking Trading Performance for: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP
07/18/16 05:09 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings Inc Stock Momentum Hits Strength - CML News
07/18/16 08:00 AMEl Pollo Loco Launches New Overstuffed Quesadillas - [GlobeNewswire] - COSTA MESA, Calif., July 18, 2016-- El Pollo Loco, the nation’ s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced its new line of Overstuffed Quesadillas. The new menu items feature El Pollo Loco’ s ...
07/17/16 09:18 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Quarterly Accounts Payable At $8.786 Millions - RealistInvestor.com
07/15/16 04:01 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Company Shares in Focus - Engelwood Daily
07/15/16 04:01 PMMoving Stock in Focus: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 09:11 AMCurrent Sentiment and Impact Score Watch:El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO):El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc ... - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 09:11 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Results on August 4, 2016 - GlobeNewswire (press release)
07/14/16 12:58 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Results on August 4, 2016 - [at noodls] - COSTA MESA, Calif., July 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. ('El Pollo Loco') (NASDAQ:LOCO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2016 ...
07/14/16 08:36 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/14/16 08:36 AMEL Pollo Loco Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:LOCO) Sellers Covered 8.86% of Their Shorts - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 05:22 PMEl Pollo Loco Debuts Design in Dallas
07/13/16 03:10 PMLower Food Costs May Boost Restaurant ETF This Earnings Season -
07/13/16 08:28 AMEl Pollo Loco Heats Up Dallas/Fort Worth with Two Restaurants Opening August 2016 - [at noodls] - COSTA MESA, Calif., July 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the brand's first two restaurants in the Dallas/Fort ...
07/13/16 07:57 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/13/16 07:57 AMRobbins Arroyo LLP: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) Misled Shareholders According to a Filed Class Action - Business Wire (press release)
07/12/16 04:48 PMRobbins Arroyo LLP: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) Misled Shareholders According to a Filed Class Action - [Business Wire] - Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that a class action complaint was filed against El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division.
07/11/16 07:35 PMWhy El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Stock Jumped 16.8% in June -
07/11/16 05:00 PMTrading Review - Company in Focus: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 05:00 PMActive Stock Performance Summary for: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 05:00 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings Inc Realized Volatility Hits Substantially Low Level - CML News
07/11/16 09:41 AMImpact Score and Stock Sentiment Outlook :El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 04:30 PMFocus Stock Trading Recap : El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Telanagana Press
07/10/16 04:30 PMAnalysts Positive on Shares of: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Telanagana Press
07/10/16 04:30 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Check on Company Stock Performance - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 04:30 PMCompany Share Performance in Review: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 09:15 AMAccounts Payable For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Reach $8.786 - RealistInvestor.com
07/08/16 05:05 PMShares now up at $13.15 Harwood Feffer LLP Announces…
07/08/16 12:56 PMHarwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. ("Pollo Loco" or the ...
07/08/16 07:54 AMAnalysts' Recent Ratings Updates for El Pollo Loco Holdings
07/07/16 05:02 PMActive Stock Update on Shares of : El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 05:02 PMCompany Stock Action Recap : El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 05:02 PMTrading Update: Share Performance Recap for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 05:02 PMEarnings Review and Price Target Watch for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 05:02 PMJamba, Inc. versus El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Head to Head Compare - CML News
07/05/16 04:50 PMAnalyst Ratings and Price Target Report for: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Telanagana Press

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About El Pollo Loco Holdings

El Pollo Loco Holdings logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is a restaurant concept that offers fire-grilling citrus-marinated chicken. The Company operates in the limited service restaurant segment. The Company's activities are conducted through its subsidiary, El Pollo Loco, Inc. (EPL), which develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants are located in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Utah. The Company offers flame-grilled chicken in a range of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. The Company operates approximately 190 and franchises over 250 El Pollo Loco restaurants. In addition, the Company licenses approximately two restaurants in the Philippines. The Company serves individual and family-sized chicken meals, a range of Mexican-inspired entrees and sides. It offers alternative proteins, such as shrimp, carnitas and beef.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LOCO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.57
  • P/E Ratio: 23.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.27
  • Market Cap: $526.68M
  • Beta: 0.17
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.7 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.78 EPS
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