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El Pollo Loco Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.40 (-2.88%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
163,700 shs
Average Volume
183,694 shs
Market Capitalization
$492.48 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. engages in the development, franchising, licensing, and operation of quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. It specializes in fire-grilling fresh citrus-marinated chicken with variety of offerings which include Chicken Avocado Burrito, Pollo Fit entrees, chicken tostada salads, and Pollo Bowls. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA.


El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) Hits New 1-Year Low at $14.15
November 23, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) Sets New 12-Month Low at $14.53
November 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Benchmark Begins Coverage on El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO)
November 12, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
El Pollo Loco Inc (LOCO) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
November 5, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$426.09 million
Cash Flow
$1.20 per share
Book Value
$8.31 per share


Net Income
$24.47 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$492.48 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

116th out of 273 stocks

Eating Places Industry

27th out of 52 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is El Pollo Loco a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Pollo Loco in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" El Pollo Loco stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LOCO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has El Pollo Loco's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

El Pollo Loco's stock was trading at $9.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LOCO stock has increased by 36.1% and is now trading at $13.47.
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When is El Pollo Loco's next earnings date?

El Pollo Loco is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 10th 2022.
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How were El Pollo Loco's earnings last quarter?

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The restaurant operator reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.05. The restaurant operator had revenue of $115.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.02 million. El Pollo Loco had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.75% and a net margin of 6.23%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.28 earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for El Pollo Loco's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect El Pollo Loco's stock price to reach $20.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are El Pollo Loco's key executives?

El Pollo Loco's management team includes the following people:
  • Laurance Roberts, Treasurer, Chief Executive & Financial Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Miguel Lozano, Chief Operating Officer
  • Jennifer Jaffe, Chief People Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Brian Carmichall, Chief Development Officer
  • Brian Wallunas, Vice President-Digital Marketing

What is Bernard Acoca's approval rating as El Pollo Loco's CEO?

32 employees have rated El Pollo Loco CEO Bernard Acoca on Glassdoor.com. Bernard Acoca has an approval rating of 66% among El Pollo Loco'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 BlackRock Inc. (8.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.71%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.55%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.99%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.93%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.89%). Company insiders that own El Pollo Loco stock include Laurance Roberts and Samuel N Borgese.
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Which major investors are selling El Pollo Loco stock?

LOCO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Invesco Ltd., and Clark Capital Management Group Inc..
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Which major investors are buying El Pollo Loco stock?

LOCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Summit Global Investments, SG Americas Securities LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Millennium Management LLC.
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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 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 $13.47.

How much money does El Pollo Loco make?

El Pollo Loco has a market capitalization of $492.48 million and generates $426.09 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $24.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.78 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does El Pollo Loco have?

El Pollo Loco employs 4,711 workers across the globe.

What is El Pollo Loco's official website?

The official website for El Pollo Loco is www.elpolloloco.com.

Where are El Pollo Loco's headquarters?

El Pollo Loco is headquartered at 3535 HARBOR BOULEVARD SUITE 100, COSTA MESA CA, 92626.

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].

This page was last updated on 11/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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