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: $13.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.4289
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.7808
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.3900
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.33
  • P/E Growth: 1.3200
  • Market Cap: $530.19M
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,419,000
  • Beta: 0.21
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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: $16.14 (17.40% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$15.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$15.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00View 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 8/25/2014 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: $0.7 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)
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
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
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco downgraded by Stifel (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 8:02 AM
law360.com logoEl Pollo Loco Secures Toss Of Calif. Investor Suit (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.law360.com - July 25 at 6:06 PM
News IconStock to Follow: Earnings Check and Target Projections for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP (NASDAQ:LOCO)
telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 5:56 PM
News IconEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP (NASDAQ:LOCO)
telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 5:56 PM
News IconTrading Examination: Performance check on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP (NASDAQ:LOCO)
telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 5:56 PM
News IconRecent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.topix.com - July 21 at 12:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUPDATE – El Pollo Loco Heats Up Dallas/Fort Worth with Two Restaurants Opening August 2016 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 11:26 AM
News IconInvestor News: Investigation over potential Misconduct at El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LOCO) (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.groundreport.com - July 20 at 8:56 AM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 19 at 6:05 PM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Stock Insight and Session Performance Spotcheck - Press Telegraph (NASDAQ:LOCO)
presstelegraph.com - July 19 at 6:05 PM
News IconConsensus Analyst Target Price Check for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph (NASDAQ:LOCO)
presstelegraph.com - July 19 at 6:05 PM
News IconInvestor News: Investigation over potential Misconduct at El Pollo ... - GroundReport (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.groundreport.com - July 19 at 6:05 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 3:11 PM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Trading Session Stock Performance Report - Press Telegraph (NASDAQ:LOCO)
presstelegraph.com - July 18 at 6:09 PM
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presstelegraph.com - July 18 at 6:09 PM
News IconTrading Performance and Target Watch for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph (NASDAQ:LOCO)
presstelegraph.com - July 18 at 6:09 PM
News IconTracking Trading Performance for: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - TGP (NASDAQ:LOCO)
telanaganapress.com - July 18 at 6:09 PM
news.cmlviz.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings Inc Stock Momentum Hits Strength - CML News (NASDAQ:LOCO)
news.cmlviz.com - July 18 at 6:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Launches New Overstuffed Quesadillas (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:00 AM
realistinvestor.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Quarterly Accounts Payable At $8.786 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.realistinvestor.com - July 17 at 10:18 AM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Company Shares in Focus - Engelwood Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 15 at 5:01 PM
News IconMoving Stock in Focus: El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Press Telegraph (NASDAQ:LOCO)
presstelegraph.com - July 15 at 5:01 PM
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presstelegraph.com - July 15 at 10:11 AM

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Last Updated on 8/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff