NASDAQ:LOCO - El Pollo LoCo Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.92 -0.18 (-1.37 %) (As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.92Today's Range$12.86 - $13.2052-Week Range$9.05 - $14.40Volume438,527 shsAverage Volume214,870 shsMarket Capitalization$505.77 millionP/E Ratio20.51Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.36 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 August 20, 2018, 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. Receive LOCO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LOCO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:LOCO CUSIPN/A Webwww.elpolloloco.com Phone714-599-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31 Current Ratio0.51 Quick Ratio0.47 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.51 Forward P/E Ratio18.20 P/E Growth1.23 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$401.70 million Price / Sales1.24 Cash Flow$1.0977 per share Price / Cash11.77 Book Value$7.11 per share Price / Book1.82 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$8.61 million Net Margins0.85% Return on Equity9.33% Return on Assets5.77% Miscellaneous Employees5,637 Outstanding Shares38,610,000Market Cap$505.77 million 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, August, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.22. The restaurant operator had revenue of $111.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $111.70 million. El Pollo LoCo had a return on equity of 9.33% and a net margin of 0.85%. El Pollo LoCo's quarterly revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.21 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 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for El Pollo LoCo. How can I listen to El Pollo LoCo's earnings call? El Pollo LoCo will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 1st at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774073982. What guidance has El Pollo LoCo issued on next quarter's earnings? El Pollo LoCo updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.68-0.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.70. What price target have analysts set for LOCO? 5 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for El Pollo LoCo's stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect El Pollo LoCo's stock price to reach $13.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for El Pollo LoCo. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for El Pollo LoCo? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Pollo LoCo in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for El Pollo LoCo. Who are some of El Pollo LoCo's key competitors? Some companies that are related to El Pollo LoCo include Brinker International (EAT), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Sonic (SONC), Dine Brands Global (DIN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH), Denny's (DENN), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Bojangles (BOJA), Noodles & Co (NDLS), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB). Who are El Pollo LoCo's key executives? El Pollo LoCo's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Laurance Roberts, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)Mr. Bernard Acoca, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)Mr. Gustavo Siade, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 56)Mr. Douglas Soller, VP of Accounting & Fin.Edith R. Austin, VP of Legal and Corp. Sec. Who are El Pollo LoCo's major shareholders? El Pollo LoCo's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.93%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for El Pollo LoCo. Which institutional investors are buying El Pollo LoCo stock? LOCO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Personal Capital Advisors Corp. 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 $12.92. How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo? El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $505.77 million and generates $401.70 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $8.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis. El Pollo LoCo employs 5,637 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 248 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 280 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 528MarketBeat'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. 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