NASDAQ:LOCO - El Pollo LoCo Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.75 +0.25 (+2.17 %) (As of 07/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$11.50Today's Range$11.40 - $11.7552-Week Range$9.05 - $13.63Volume111,300 shsAverage Volume368,572 shsMarket Capitalization$444.31 millionP/E Ratio18.65Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.33 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 July 2, 2018, it had approximately 475 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 Ratio0.38 Quick Ratio0.34 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.65 Forward P/E Ratio16.79 P/E Growth1.1 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$401.70 million Price / Sales1.13 Cash Flow$1.1375 per share Price / Cash10.33 Book Value$7.11 per share Price / Book1.65 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$8.61 million Net Margins1.54% Return on Equity9.19% Return on Assets5.62% Miscellaneous Employees5,637 Outstanding Shares38,640,000Market Cap$444.31 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 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $105.76 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.27 million. El Pollo LoCo had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 1.54%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.16 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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for El Pollo LoCo. What guidance has El Pollo LoCo issued on next quarter's earnings? El Pollo LoCo updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.68-0.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.70. What price target have analysts set for LOCO? 4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for El Pollo LoCo's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect El Pollo LoCo's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for El Pollo LoCo. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for El Pollo LoCo? 4 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of El Pollo LoCo's key competitors? Some companies that are related to El Pollo LoCo include Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Wingstop (WING), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Sonic Drive-In (SONC), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Denny's (DENN), Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), Bojangles (BOJA), Del Taco Restaurants (TACO) and Chuy's (CHUY). 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. Has El Pollo LoCo been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about LOCO stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.18 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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 $11.75. How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo? El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $444.31 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. 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: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 234 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 257 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 491MarketBeat'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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?