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

$11.71
+0.03 (+0.26 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 06:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
$11.58
Now: $11.71
$11.95
50-Day Range
$9.78
MA: $10.51
$11.88
52-Week Range
$9.60
Now: $11.71
$18.47
Volume520,554 shs
Average Volume363,191 shs
Market Capitalization$431.40 million
P/E Ratio15.82
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.51
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 offers citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken, and handcrafted entrée products, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, and chicken tortilla soup, as well as under 500 calorie entrees, and Pollo Bowl and Pollo salad products. Read More…

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$1.2085 per share
Book Value$6.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-8,990,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,573
Market Cap$431.40 million
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. The restaurant operator had revenue of $113.74 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $113.74 million. El Pollo LoCo had a positive return on equity of 10.49% and a negative net margin of 0.36%. El Pollo LoCo's revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.22 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 7th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.69 to $0.72 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.71.

What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets 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 $15.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for El Pollo LoCo.

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

2 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 1 buy rating 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?

News articles about LOCO stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for El Pollo LoCo.

Are investors shorting El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,599,000 shares, an increase of 15.6% from the July 15th total of 3,976,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 407,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 11.3 days. Approximately 20.8% of the company's stock are sold short. View El Pollo LoCo's Current Options Chain.

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 BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (BCRX), CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Alcoa (AA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC), AK Steel (AKS), Five9 (FIVN) and GoPro (GPRO).

Who are El Pollo LoCo's key executives?

El Pollo LoCo's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bernard Acoca, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Laurance Roberts, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Miguel Lozano, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas Soller, VP of Accounting & Fin.
  • Edith R. Austin, VP of Legal & Corp. Sec.

Who are El Pollo LoCo's major shareholders?

El Pollo LoCo's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.78%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.30%), Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (3.72%), Sapience Investments LLC (1.78%), Northern Trust Corp (0.72%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.71%). 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, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, KBC Group NV, Invesco Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and New York State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Pollo LoCo.

Which institutional investors are buying El Pollo LoCo stock?

LOCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sapience Investments LLC, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of Montreal Can. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is El Pollo LoCo's stock price today?

One share of LOCO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.71.

How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $431.40 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.View Additional Information About El Pollo LoCo.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  357 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  649
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 9/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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