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

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$12.00 +0.25 (+2.13 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 01:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.75
Today's Range$11.65 - $12.00
52-Week Range$9.05 - $12.55
Volume389,276 shs
Average Volume353,986 shs
Market Capitalization$447.86 million
P/E Ratio19.05
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.35
El Pollo LoCo logoEl 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 24, 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31
Current Ratio0.51
Quick Ratio0.47

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.05
Forward P/E Ratio17.14
P/E Growth1.1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$401.70 million
Price / Sales1.15
Cash Flow$1.1516 per share
Price / Cash10.42
Book Value$7.11 per share
Price / Book1.69

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 Shares38,610,000
Market Cap$447.86 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $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.

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

El Pollo LoCo issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) 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?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for El Pollo LoCo's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate El Pollo LoCo's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for El Pollo LoCo.

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

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?

Media headlines about LOCO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 47.87 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for El Pollo LoCo.

Who are El Pollo LoCo's major shareholders?

El Pollo LoCo's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.43%), Royce & Associates LP (1.95%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.85%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.65%) and Putnam Investments LLC (0.41%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for El Pollo LoCo.

Which institutional 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, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Pollo LoCo.

Which institutional investors are buying El Pollo LoCo stock?

LOCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Putnam Investments LLC, KBC Group NV, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Aperio Group LLC. 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 $12.00.

How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $447.86 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  507
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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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