El Pollo LoCo Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:LOCO)

$11.33
+0.23 (+2.07 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$11.09
Now: $11.33
$11.3350
50-Day Range
$9.78
MA: $10.61
$11.88
52-Week Range
$9.60
Now: $11.33
$18.47
Volume420,138 shs
Average Volume372,919 shs
Market Capitalization$417.40 million
P/E Ratio15.31
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.51
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiary El Pollo Loco, Inc, develops, franchises, licenses, and operates quick-service restaurants under the El Pollo Loco name. The company offers citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken, and handcrafted entrée products, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, and chicken tortilla soup, as well as under 500 calorie entrees, and Pollo Bowl and Pollo salad products. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LOCO
CUSIPN/A
Phone714-599-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$435.83 million
Cash Flow$1.2183 per share
Book Value$6.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-8,990,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,573
Market Cap$417.40 million
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ:LOCO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is El Pollo LoCo's stock symbol?

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

How were El Pollo LoCo's earnings last quarter?

El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LOCO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. The restaurant operator earned $113.74 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.74 million. El Pollo LoCo had a positive return on equity of 10.49% and a negative net margin of 0.36%. El Pollo LoCo's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.22 EPS. View El Pollo LoCo's Earnings History.

When is El Pollo LoCo's next earnings date?

El Pollo LoCo is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for El Pollo LoCo.

What guidance has El Pollo LoCo issued on next quarter's earnings?

El Pollo LoCo updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.69 to $0.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.71.

What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for El Pollo LoCo's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect El Pollo LoCo's share price to reach $15.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for El Pollo LoCo.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for El Pollo LoCo?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Pollo LoCo in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for El Pollo LoCo.

Has El Pollo LoCo been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LOCO stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for El Pollo LoCo.

Are investors shorting El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,599,000 shares, an increase of 15.6% from the July 15th total of 3,976,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 407,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.3 days. Currently, 20.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View El Pollo LoCo's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of El Pollo LoCo's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of El Pollo LoCo own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other El Pollo LoCo investors own include BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Alcoa (AA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC), AK Steel (AKS), Five9 (FIVN) and GoPro (GPRO).

Who are El Pollo LoCo's key executives?

El Pollo LoCo's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bernard Acoca, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Laurance Roberts, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Miguel Lozano, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas Soller, VP of Accounting & Fin.
  • Edith R. Austin, VP of Legal & Corp. Sec.

Who are El Pollo LoCo's major shareholders?

El Pollo LoCo's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.78%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.30%), Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (3.72%), Sapience Investments LLC (1.78%), Northern Trust Corp (0.72%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.71%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for El Pollo LoCo.

Which major investors are selling El Pollo LoCo stock?

LOCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, KBC Group NV, Invesco Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Pollo LoCo.

Which major investors are buying El Pollo LoCo stock?

LOCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sapience Investments LLC, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Pollo LoCo.

How do I buy shares of El Pollo LoCo?

Shares of LOCO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is El Pollo LoCo's stock price today?

One share of LOCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.33.

How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $417.40 million and generates $435.83 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $-8,990,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.74 on an earnings per share basis. El Pollo LoCo employs 5,573 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About El Pollo LoCo.

What is El Pollo LoCo's official website?

The official website for El Pollo LoCo is http://www.elpolloloco.com/.

How can I contact El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo's mailing address is 3535 HARBOR BOULEVARD SUITE 100, COSTA MESA CA, 92626. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 714-599-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ LOCO)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  361 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  653
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about El Pollo LoCo and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LOCO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LOCO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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