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Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet
Wall Street adds more to its big January after strong week
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DOW   32,920.46
QQQ   296.26
Is Buying an Aged Corporation a Good Idea?
The Next Big Crisis Is Here (Ad)
MarketBeat Week in Review – 1/23- 1/27
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The Next Big Crisis Is Here (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday 1/27/2023
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Is This The End of Capitalism? (Ad)
Lots of sound and fury on US debt, but not a crisis — yet
Wall Street adds more to its big January after strong week
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DOW   32,920.46
QQQ   296.26
Is Buying an Aged Corporation a Good Idea?
The Next Big Crisis Is Here (Ad)
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NASDAQ:LOCO

El Pollo Loco - LOCO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.84
+0.14 (+1.20%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.61
$11.86
50-Day Range
$9.77
$11.84
52-Week Range
$8.15
$13.97
Volume
131,792 shs
Average Volume
122,904 shs
Market Capitalization
$438.67 million
P/E Ratio
20.77
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
N/A

El Pollo Loco MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Bearish
9.11% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-3.73
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of El Pollo Loco in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
40.00%
From $0.55 to $0.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.65 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

166th out of 215 stocks

Eating Places Industry

36th out of 42 stocks


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About El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) Stock

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. As of May 04, 2022, the company operated 480 restaurants comprising 189 company-operated and 291 franchised restaurants located in California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. It also licenses one restaurant in the Philippines. 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 1975 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.

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LOCO Stock News Headlines

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LOCO Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/9 Dividend
10/21/2022
Last Earnings
11/03/2022
Dividend Payable
11/09/2022
Today
1/28/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/09/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LOCO
Fax
N/A
Employees
4,626
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$29.12 million
Pretax Margin
6.02%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$454.36 million
Cash Flow
$1.30 per share
Book Value
$8.50 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
19,599,000
Market Cap
$438.67 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.31

Key Executives

  • Mr. Laurance RobertsMr. Laurance Roberts (Age 63)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $799.83k
  • Mr. Ira M. Fils (Age 58)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Ms. Maria Hollandsworth
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Douglas Soller
    VP of Accounting & Fin.
  • Anne E. Jollay
    Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Andy Rebhun
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Rosanne Setoguchi
    Chief People Officer
  • Mr. Brian Carmichall (Age 59)
    Chief Devel. Officer













LOCO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have LOCO shares performed in 2023?

El Pollo Loco's stock was trading at $9.96 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, LOCO shares have increased by 18.9% and is now trading at $11.84.
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Are investors shorting El Pollo Loco?

El Pollo Loco saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,790,000 shares, an increase of 7.2% from the December 31st total of 1,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 179,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.0 days. Approximately 9.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is El Pollo Loco's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 9th 2023.
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How were El Pollo Loco's earnings last quarter?

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The restaurant operator had revenue of $119.88 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $116.55 million. El Pollo Loco had a net margin of 4.42% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.65%.

How often does El Pollo Loco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for El Pollo Loco?

El Pollo Loco announced a dividend on Friday, October 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 24th will be given a dividend of $1.50 per share on Wednesday, November 9th. This represents a yield of 13.95%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 21st.
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What is Bernard Acoca's approval rating as El Pollo Loco's CEO?

32 employees have rated El Pollo Loco Chief Executive Officer Bernard Acoca on Glassdoor.com. Bernard Acoca has an approval rating of 66% among the company's employees.

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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Chimera Investment (CIM), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Alcoa (AA), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC), AK Steel (AKS), Twitter (TWTR) and Five9 (FIVN).

What is El Pollo Loco's stock symbol?

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

Who are El Pollo Loco's major shareholders?

El Pollo Loco's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and Comerica Bank (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Laurance Roberts, Miguel Lozano and Samuel N Borgese.
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How do I buy shares of El Pollo Loco?

Shares of LOCO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is El Pollo Loco's stock price today?

One share of LOCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.84.

How much money does El Pollo Loco make?

El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) has a market capitalization of $438.67 million and generates $454.36 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $29.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does El Pollo Loco have?

The company employs 4,626 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 official website for the company is www.elpolloloco.com. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at (714) 599-5000 or via email at investors@elpolloloco.com.

This page (NASDAQ:LOCO) was last updated on 1/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff