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

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$12.87 +0.07 (+0.55 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.80
Today's Range$12.80 - $13.01
52-Week Range$9.20 - $18.47
Volume19,499 shs
Average Volume732,933 shs
Market Capitalization$502.83 million
P/E Ratio17.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.34
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 specializes in offering flame-grilled chicken. As of February 18, 2019, it had approximately 480 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. The company was formerly known as Chicken Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. in April 2014. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.

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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$1.2176 per share
Book Value$6.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-8,990,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,573
Market Cap$502.83 million
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 7th. The restaurant operator reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The restaurant operator had revenue of $106.26 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $104.59 million. El Pollo LoCo had a negative net margin of 2.06% and a positive return on equity of 10.47%. 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, May 2nd 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 FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.70-0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.80.

What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

3 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for El Pollo LoCo's shares. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate El Pollo LoCo's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for El Pollo LoCo.

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

3 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 2 buy ratings 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?

Media coverage about LOCO stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a daily sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 GoPro (GPRO), Twitter (TWTR), Tesla (TSLA), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), FireEye (FEYE), Micron Technology (MU), Ford Motor (F) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are El Pollo LoCo's key executives?

El Pollo LoCo's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Laurance Roberts, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bernard Acoca, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Douglas Soller, VP of Accounting & Fin.
  • Edith R. Austin, VP of Legal and Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Hector A. Munoz, Chief Marketing Officer

Who are El Pollo LoCo's major shareholders?

El Pollo LoCo's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.63%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.21%), Royce & Associates LP (1.88%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.91%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.81%). 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 Royce & Associates LP, Prudential Financial Inc., KBC Group NV, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Personal Capital Advisors Corp and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Pollo LoCo.

Which major investors are buying El Pollo LoCo stock?

LOCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Two Sigma Investments LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is El Pollo LoCo's stock price today?

One share of LOCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.87.

How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $502.83 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.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  267 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  310 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  577
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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