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DOW   33,212.96
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El Pollo Loco (LOCO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.57%)
(As of 05/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
98,154 shs
Average Volume
195,933 shs
Market Capitalization
$385.90 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About El Pollo Loco

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 December 29, 2021, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$454.36 million
Cash Flow
$1.33 per share
Book Value
$8.59 per share


Net Income
$29.12 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$385.90 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

106th out of 284 stocks

Eating Places Industry

25th out of 55 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is El Pollo Loco a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Pollo Loco in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" El Pollo Loco stock.
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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, August 4th 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 data on Friday, May, 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.07. The restaurant operator had revenue of $110.05 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $106.69 million. El Pollo Loco had a net margin of 5.97% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.62%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.13 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives 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 $20.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 95.2% 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:
  • Mr. Laurance Roberts, CEO, Pres, Interim CFO & Director (Age 62, Pay $566.66k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Miguel Lozano, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58, Pay $496.74k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 58)
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. (8.94%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.91%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.69%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (4.52%), State Street Corp (1.83%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.18%). Company insiders that own El Pollo Loco stock include Laurance Roberts, Miguel Lozano 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 Northern Trust Corp, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Philadelphia Trust Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Simplex Trading LLC, and Group One Trading L.P.. Company insiders that have sold El Pollo Loco company stock in the last year include Laurance Roberts, and Miguel Lozano.
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Which major investors are buying El Pollo Loco stock?

LOCO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, and Rodgers Brothers Inc..
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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 $10.50.

How much money does El Pollo Loco make?

El Pollo Loco has a market capitalization of $385.90 million and generates $454.36 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $29.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does El Pollo Loco have?

El Pollo Loco employs 4,626 workers across the globe.

What is El Pollo Loco's official website?

The official website for El Pollo Loco is 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].

This page was last updated on 5/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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