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: $13.10
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.62
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.76
  • 52-Week Range: $10.08 - $15.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.21
  • P/E Growth: 1.34
  • Market Cap: $500.15M
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,473,000
  • Beta: 0.28
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.23%
  • Return on Equity: 10.63%
  • Return on Assets: 5.81%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.41%
  • Current Ratio: 0.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $15.25 (19.61% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/4/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/4/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
9/19/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated 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
1/13/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00View Rating Details
11/30/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$18.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for El Pollo LoCo Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017        
11/3/2016Q3$0.19$0.18$97.25 million$95.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $0.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.70 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$0.14$0.13
Q1 20173$0.15$0.17$0.16
Q2 20173$0.19$0.21$0.20
Q3 20173$0.18$0.19$0.19
Q4 20173$0.11$0.15$0.13
(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: 76.31%
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
globenewswire.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NASDAQ:LOCO)
globenewswire.com - February 22 at 11:29 PM
News IconQSR Picks Pоpеуеs Аnd Lеavеs LOCO As Thе Last Chickеn Standing (NASDAQ:LOCO)
newscame.com - February 22 at 6:29 PM
nasdaq.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on March 9, 201 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.nasdaq.com - February 22 at 6:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on March 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 6:29 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on March 9, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
feeds.benzinga.com - February 22 at 4:22 PM
investing.com logoQSR Picks Popeyes And Leaves LOCO As The Last Chicken Standing - Investing.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.investing.com - February 22 at 8:06 AM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Earnings At A Glance: Consensus Projections in Spotlight - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:LOCO)
winfieldreview.com - February 22 at 8:06 AM
News IconWhat is the Sell-side Saying About El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)? - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:LOCO)
aikenadvocate.com - February 22 at 8:06 AM
News IconABR Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Stock At 2.67 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 20 at 5:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Restaurant in Fort Worth, TX (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 5:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Restaurant in Webster, TX (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 5:45 PM
News IconPulling Back The Curtain on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Analysts & Wall Street Chime In - Winfield Review (NASDAQ:LOCO)
winfieldreview.com - February 17 at 1:39 PM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Price Target At $13.6 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
transcriptdaily.com - February 17 at 1:39 PM
News IconAnоther Chicken Run Fоr Restaurant Brands With LOCO Rumоrs (NASDAQ:LOCO)
newscame.com - February 16 at 5:56 PM
capitalcube.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LOCO-US : February 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 10:40 AM
News IconPrice Target Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)At $13.6 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
transcriptdaily.com - February 12 at 11:10 PM
realistinvestor.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Accounts Payable Is $9.388 For The Quarter Ended 2016-09-30 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 11 at 11:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Pays Homage to Legendary Grill Master Pedro Lopez (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 7:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Unveils Four New Baja Shrimp Items (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 10:08 AM
News IconEarnings Snapshot & Analysts Target Update on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - February 1 at 12:12 AM
News IconTrading Insight: Taking a Look at Levels for El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (LOCO) - Market Point (NASDAQ:LOCO)
mtptnews.com - January 31 at 12:04 AM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Stock ABR At 2.67 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 31 at 12:04 AM
News IconIs There Inherent Value in El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)? Analysts Delve Into The Stock - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 31 at 12:04 AM
News IconPeeling Back The Layers on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Analysts & Street Weigh In - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 31 at 12:04 AM
News IconEPS Forecast Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Set At $0.138 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
transcriptdaily.com - January 28 at 11:29 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Offers 51 Free Catering Meals in Giveaway for the 51st Big Game (NASDAQ:LOCO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 11:05 PM
News IconTechnical Updates on Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (LOCO) - Market Point (NASDAQ:LOCO)
mtptnews.com - January 26 at 8:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Retail Restaurant Stocks to Buy Now (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 8:06 PM
News IconPrice Index Watch on Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:LOCO)
lakecitytribune.com - January 26 at 5:49 AM
News IconStock Update: Estimates & Target in Focus for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:LOCO)
aikenadvocate.com - January 24 at 7:01 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 24 at 7:01 PM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Price Target Set At $13.6 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
transcriptdaily.com - January 22 at 6:08 PM
News IconAnalysts Pull Back the Curtain on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO): Consensus Update - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 21 at 5:08 AM
News IconEarnings Fever Sweeping In, What Are Analysts Expecting From El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 18 at 4:43 AM
News IconWill The Needle Move For El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 18 at 4:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Restaurant in Lake Havasu, AZ (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 6:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. : January 17, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 17 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Restaurant in San Rafael, CA (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 6:55 PM
realistinvestor.com logoQuarterly Deferred Tax Assets Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) At $10.032 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 15 at 5:55 PM
News IconStock ABR El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) At 2.67 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.thestockobserver.com - January 15 at 5:55 PM
News IconPrimed For An Earnings Beat? Sell-side Chimes in on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Stock - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 14 at 12:40 AM
News IconTarget Price Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) At $13.2 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
transcriptdaily.com - January 14 at 12:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LOCO-US : January 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 13 at 7:38 PM
News IconWall Street and Armchair Analysts Weigh in on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Heading Into The New Year - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:LOCO)
wsbeacon.com - January 13 at 5:01 AM
News IconEl Pollo Loco Pays Homage to Authentic Los Angeles Roots with New Creative Campaign (El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc) (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.newsoneplace.com - January 5 at 7:46 PM
publicnow.com logoEl Pollo Loco Pays Homage to Authentic Los Angeles Roots with New Creative Campaign (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 7:46 PM
News IconLong-Term Growth Estimate Of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) At $16.25 - Transcript Daily (NASDAQ:LOCO)
transcriptdaily.com - January 5 at 4:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEl Pollo Loco to Participate in Two Investor Conferences in January (NASDAQ:LOCO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 7:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoEl Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LOCO) : January 3, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOCO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 3 at 11:06 AM

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What is El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock symbol?

El Pollo LoCo Holdings trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LOCO."

Where is El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock going? Where will El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect El Pollo LoCo Holdings' share price to reach $15.25 in the next year.

When will El Pollo LoCo Holdings announce their earnings?

El Pollo LoCo Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock?

El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Champlain Investment Partners LLC (3.33%), FMR LLC (1.45%), RK Capital Management LLC (1.09%), Armistice Capital LLC (1.00%), State Street Corp (0.99%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.57%).

Who sold El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock? Who is selling El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock?

El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, RK Capital Management LLC, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC and Baird Financial Group Inc..

Who bought El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock? Who is buying El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock?

El Pollo LoCo Holdings' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Armistice Capital LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, State Street Corp, Trexquant Investment LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Comerica Bank and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

How do I buy El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock?

Shares of El Pollo LoCo Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock cost?

One share of El Pollo LoCo Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.75.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff