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El Pollo LoCo Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:LOCO)

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 (32.34% 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
4/27/2016SunTrustDowngradeBuy -> 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 6/25/2014 forward)
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)
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$0.18$0.22$0.20
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)
Dividend History for El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

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)
Latest Headlines for El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
DateHeadline
06/25/16 08:48 AMEl Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc Gaps Down; Strong Momentum for Sellers - Press Telegraph
06/23/16 01:26 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LOCO) : June 23, 2016 -
06/22/16 07:10 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LOCO-US : June 22, 2016 -
06/20/16 04:51 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Analyst Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 04:51 PMEl Pollo Loco Signs Tucson Franchisee
06/16/16 04:09 PMEl Pollo Loco Heats Up Tucson Market with New Franchise Partner - [at noodls] - COSTA MESA, Calif., June 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced it has signed a franchise development deal with new franchise ...
06/10/16 01:11 PMEL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
06/08/16 05:20 PMEL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS INC. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Financial Condition Compared to S&P 500 - CML News
06/07/16 05:10 PMWhy El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. Stock Dove 16% Last Month - Motley Fool
06/06/16 07:00 AMEl Pollo Loco Features Four Fresh Fire-Grilled Chicken Burritos - [GlobeNewswire] - COSTA MESA, Calif., June 06, 2016-- El Pollo Loco, the nation’ s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the launch of a new line of burritos featuring the company’ s signature citrus-marinated, ...
06/05/16 04:58 PMAfter Last Week What Do Analysts Think Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Share Trading News
06/04/16 04:40 PMThese 2 Stocks Are Undeniably Cheap -
06/03/16 05:25 PMSentiment Score Update: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN
06/02/16 05:18 PMTarget Price Outlook on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN - Target Price Outlook on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)HNNEquity analysts that track El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) shares have provided targets on where they believe the stock will move in the future. The present consensus target price compiled using analysts polled by Zacks Research sits at $16.and more »
06/02/16 05:18 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Rundown on Share Performance - HNN - El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Rundown on Share PerformanceHNNIn the latest trading period, El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) shares have seen a change of +1.52%. During the period, the stock has moved up to a high of $11.42 and dipped to a low of $11.20. Looking at a broader view of stock performance, ...and more »
06/02/16 10:25 AMEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Houston Area Restaurant - [at noodls] - COSTA MESA, Calif., June 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest location in Kingwood, TX today. The new restaurant, ...
06/01/16 05:24 PMActive Stock Review: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN - Active Stock Review: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)HNNRecent trading activity of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.(NASDAQ:LOCO) gets the stock on the active list for today. Shares have changed 1.35% since the open at the time of writing. After a recent look, the stock had hit $11.24. Company shares have been ...
06/01/16 11:35 AMEl Pollo Loco to Present at Investor Conferences in June - [at noodls] - COSTA MESA, Calif., June 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, today announced that the Company will present at the following ...
06/01/16 07:50 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Analyst Perspective on the Stock - Stock Tick Tock - El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Analyst Perspective on the StockStock Tick TockAnalysts on Wall Street have a future 12 month target price of $16 on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) shares. Analysts study the companies they cover in order to present the sell-side institutions with the information neeeded to make ...and more »
05/31/16 05:10 PMStock Review and Earnings Check on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN - Stock Review and Earnings Check on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)HNNInvestors and analysts are typically super focused on company earnings numbers when they are reported. Company earnings are a good way to evaluate the company profitability. Currently, sell-side analysts are expecting El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.and more »
05/31/16 05:10 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Review of Stock Performance - HNN - El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Review of Stock PerformanceHNNDuring the most recent trading session, shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) have moved -0.27%. During the period, shares have moved to a high of $11.18 and fell to a low of $10.97. Broadening the view, the stock has range traded from ...and more »
05/31/16 05:10 PMStock Performance Check on : El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN - Stock Performance Check on : El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)HNNTracking share activity in recent trading action, shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. have been recorded 16.49% away from the 52 week low. Company shares have been recently seen -48.81% off of the 52 week high. The stock has been trading at 6.29% ...El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Posts Quarterly EPS Of $0.1422 From Continuing OperationsStocks DailyNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)Share Trading Newsall 4 news articles »
05/31/16 09:07 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Posts Quarterly EPS Of $0.1422 From Continuing Operations - Stocks Daily - El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Posts Quarterly EPS Of $0.1422 From Continuing OperationsStocks DailyFor the year ended 2016-03-31 El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) basic consolidated EPS came $0.6339. However, for the quarter ended 2016-03-31, it was $0.6339. EPS is a fraction of a firm's profits that is to be paid to each outstanding share.Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)Share Trading Newsall 3 news articles »
05/30/16 11:30 AMStock Impact Score Review :El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN - Stock Impact Score Review :El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)HNNEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. has been provided an impact score of 0 by Beta Research. The impact score represents an average projection of how reported news in the past day may impact the stock price. A high impact score may signal that the stock could ...
05/30/16 11:30 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Share Trading News - Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)Share Trading NewsThey now have a USD 15 price target on the stock. 01/20/2016 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at William Blair. 01/13/2016 – Sidoti began new coverage on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. giving the company a ...and more »
05/30/16 11:30 AMPrice Target in View El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - HNN - Price Target in View El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)HNNEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) has been provided a consensus price target of $16 on shares. Out of all the Wall Street analysts polled by Zacks Research that were included for this target, the analyst with the highest price target sees the ...
05/27/16 10:56 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) News Sentiment Review - Wall Street Hints and News - El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) News Sentiment ReviewWall Street Hints and NewsEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) has a present news sentiment score of -0.159. This score is given by Beta Research using a scale from 1 to -1. A 1 score may indicate positive news sentiment while a score of -1 may indicate the opposite.and more »
05/27/16 10:56 AMUpcoming Earnings Report: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - iStreetWire - iStreetWireUpcoming Earnings Report: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)iStreetWireEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) added 0.92% to reach at the floor price of $11 as the company is set to share its next quarterly earnings on September 01, 2016. LOCO stock trades between $10.76 and $11.09 before the earnings release. Let's take a ...and more »
05/26/16 05:06 AMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Price Target Update - Stock Tick Tock - El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Price Target UpdateStock Tick TockThe Wall Street sell-side, who serve as intermediaries between stock issuers and investors, have a consensus target price of $16 on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) shares. The most aggressive analyst target sees the stock reaching $18 within ...and more »
05/19/16 06:40 PMETF’s with exposure to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. : May 19, 2016 -
05/19/16 04:03 PMEL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
05/19/16 11:42 AMEl Pollo Loco Announces Grand Opening of New West Jordan Restaurant - [at noodls] - COSTA MESA, Calif., May 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today opened its newest location in West Jordan, UT. The new restaurant, ...
05/17/16 04:52 PMEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Oceanside Restaurant - [at noodls] - b3de7945-3bf5-4083-94d4-715f40e5d776.pdf COSTA MESA, Calif., May 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest location in ...
05/17/16 12:05 PMEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. :LOCO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/13/16 12:04 PMEL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC. Financials -
05/06/16 05:41 PMWhy Square, Endo International, and El Pollo Loco Slumped Today -
05/06/16 04:50 PMWhy Investors May Still Find an Appetite for El Pollo Loco -
05/06/16 02:46 PMWhy El Pollo Loco Stock Tumbled Today -
05/06/16 09:54 AMEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) Lags Q1 Earnings, Sales; Keeps View -
05/06/16 09:31 AMTraders chicken out on El Pollo Loco after earnings miss -
03/14/16 12:10 PMEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Tucson Restaurant - [GlobeNewswire] - COSTA MESA, Calif., March 14, 2016-- El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest location in Tucson, AZ today. The restaurant, located at 5601 E Broadway Blvd is the ...
03/14/16 10:45 AMActive Stocks Roundup: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR), El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Wall Street 24 (press release) - Active Stocks Roundup: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR), El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)Wall Street 24 (press release)Over the past 20 years, his inspired leadership assisted C&J grow from a small, start-up company to one of the preeminent players in our industry. Josh was proud of the company he built through an aggressive growth strategy, and rightfully so. He had a ...and more »
03/14/16 10:45 AMStock News Impact Score: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ ... - Business Standard Tribune - Stock News Impact Score: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ ...Business Standard TribuneShares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) have grabbed recent news attention. According to Beta Research, El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. has been ...and more »
03/14/16 09:10 AMCompany News for March 14, 2016 -
03/14/16 07:00 AMEl Pollo Loco Launches Tasty New Signature Avocado Tostadas - [GlobeNewswire] - COSTA MESA, Calif., March 14, 2016-- El Pollo Loco, the nation’ s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the launch of four new Signature Avocado Tostadas, available for a limited time. The ...
03/14/16 06:31 AMWhy El Pollo Loco Stock Plunged 12% Friday (LOCO) -
03/14/16 05:06 AMEL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements -
03/11/16 04:18 PMEL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
03/11/16 03:26 PMWhy El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. Stock Sank Today -
03/11/16 09:58 AMEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) Stock Plunges on Q4 Revenue Miss -
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: Services
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LOCO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.52
  • P/E Ratio: 20.49
  • P/E Growth: 1.18
  • Market Cap: $463.10M
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71 EPS
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El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Chart for Saturday, June, 25, 2016


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