El Pollo Loco Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:LOCO)

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: $13.88
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.60
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.95
  • 52-Week Range: $38,419,000.00 - $9.58
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.51
  • P/E Growth: 1.30
  • Market Cap: $533.26M
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,419,000
  • Beta: 0.2
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.20%
  • Return on Equity: 11.01%
  • Return on Assets: 5.92%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $16.00 (15.27% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/19/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$15.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
4/27/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
1/21/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/13/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00View Rating Details
11/30/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$18.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/10/2016        
8/4/2016Q2$0.18$0.19$96.66 million$97.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.18$0.17$97.28 million$94.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q4$0.13$0.15$88.03 million$86.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$0.15$0.18$90.40 million$88.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2015Q215$0.18$0.19$92.96 million$86.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q115$0.17$0.18$88.49 million$90.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/12/2015Q414$0.12$0.14$87.48 million$90.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.12$0.12$84.75 million$86.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/4/2014Q214$0.16$0.21$76.50 million$81.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.70 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.75 EPS
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 20163$0.13$0.16$0.15
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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 45.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.49%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/2/2015Samuel N BorgeseDirectorSell25,249$21.00$530,229.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015Samuel N BorgeseDirectorSell17,200$20.92$359,824.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Douglas K AmmermanDirectorSell16,231$27.00$438,237.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Edward ValleCMOSell67,440$27.00$1,820,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Kay BogeajisCOOSell44,318$27.00$1,196,586.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Stephen J SatherCEOSell255,088$27.00$6,887,376.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Trimaran Pollo Partners, L.L.CMajor ShareholderSell6,408,945$27.00$173,041,515.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
DateHeadline
News IconEl Pollo LoCo Holdings Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from ... - Petro Global News 24 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
petroglobalnews24.com - September 22 at 9:11 AM
News IconStock Update: Estimates & Target in Focus for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Frisco Fastball (NASDAQ:LOCO)
friscofastball.com - September 21 at 10:05 AM
benzinga.com logoJefferies Says El Pollo LoCo On Track For Positive Comps In Q3 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.benzinga.com - September 19 at 5:57 PM
investornewswire.com logoExpected For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Sales Of $469.12 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.investornewswire.com - September 19 at 10:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. : September 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 19 at 10:30 AM
realistinvestor.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Accounts Payable Is $9.05 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 17 at 5:39 PM
benzinga.com logoAvis Leaps After Being Added To The S&P Midcap 400 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.benzinga.com - September 16 at 5:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LOCO) : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 3:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Celebrates National Chicken Month with Special Offers (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 6:02 PM
investornewswire.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Posted A Surprise Factor Of 5.56 Percent - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.investornewswire.com - September 14 at 10:12 AM
News IconInvestor Scope: Checking in on Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 10:12 AM
News IconShares Going Lower in Trade: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 10:12 AM
capitalcube.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LOCO-US : September 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 10:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) Makes its Way to the S&P 600 List (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 10:47 AM
News IconMarket Focus: Checking on Session Activity for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Shares - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 12 at 5:43 PM
News IconMarket Review: Watching Session Activity of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Shares - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 10 at 10:18 AM
News IconStock Moving Up in Today's Session: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc ... - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 10 at 10:18 AM
News IconPlacing El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Shares Under the Microscope - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 8 at 9:50 AM
News IconTrading Update: Following Activity of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Shares During the Current Session - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 7 at 6:06 PM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Livermore, CA Restaurant (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - September 5 at 5:24 PM
News IconMarket Checkup: Performance Review on Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Post News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 1 at 9:02 AM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Helotes Restaurant (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - August 30 at 5:58 PM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Launches New Chicken Tenders (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - August 29 at 10:33 AM
investornewswire.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Stock Rating Update - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.investornewswire.com - August 24 at 5:50 PM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Continues Dallas-Fort Worth Expansion with Opening of Allen Location (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - August 24 at 5:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. : August 24, 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 24 at 5:50 PM
realistinvestor.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Reports Accounts Payable Of $9.05 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 20 at 5:48 PM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Las Vegas Restaurant (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - August 16 at 6:06 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. : August 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 11 at 6:16 PM
capitalcube.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. :LOCO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 6:20 PM
fortune.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) at $13.45: How much higher it can go - Review Fortune (NASDAQ:LOCO)
reviewfortune.com - August 10 at 8:58 AM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Brings the Heat with Grand Opening of First Dallas/Fort Worth Location (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - August 9 at 6:12 PM
News IconEl Pollo Loco 2Q same-store sales rise 2.4% (NASDAQ:LOCO)
nrn.com - August 7 at 10:12 AM
globenewswire.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NASDAQ:LOCO)
globenewswire.com - August 6 at 8:52 AM
streetinsider.com logoEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) Tops Q2 EPS by 1c; Guides In-Line - StreetInsider.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.streetinsider.com - August 5 at 6:10 PM
News IconEl Pollo Loco 2Q same-store sales rise 2.4% - Nation's Restaurant News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
nrn.com - August 5 at 6:10 PM
cnbc.com logoEl Pollo Loco heats up on positive earnings results (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.cnbc.com - August 5 at 6:10 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBank of America, Priceline, Kraft Heinz climb; FireEye falls (NASDAQ:LOCO)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 6:10 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoGuidance Trim Subdues Baird's Appetite For El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO)
feeds.benzinga.com - August 5 at 12:52 PM
cnbc.com logoEl Pollo Loco beats Street 2Q forecasts (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.cnbc.com - August 5 at 9:02 AM
globenewswire.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:LOCO)
globenewswire.com - August 5 at 9:02 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-El Pollo Loco Holdings posts Q2 earnings per share $0.19 - Reuters (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.reuters.com - August 4 at 6:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco's EPS beat (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:20 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:LOCO)
biz.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:04 AM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ: LOCO) Earnings Due August 4 - BNB Daily (blog) (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.baseball-news-blog.com - August 2 at 6:17 PM
nasdaq.com logoEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 2 at 6:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco (LOCO) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 10:48 AM
marketnewsvideo.com logoCommit To Purchase El Pollo Loco Holdings At $8, Earn 6.2% Using Options (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.marketnewsvideo.com - July 29 at 6:07 PM
fortune.com logoYesterday's Analyst's Downgrade: El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Review Fortune (NASDAQ:LOCO)
reviewfortune.com - July 28 at 9:10 AM
benzinga.com logoStifel Downgrades Pollo Loco Based On Weak Comps Forecast (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.benzinga.com - July 26 at 6:15 PM

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Last Updated on 9/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff