NASDAQ:LOCO - El Pollo LoCo Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $11.45 -0.15 (-1.29 %) (As of 07/16/2018 12:24 PM ET)Previous Close$11.60Today's Range$11.45 - $11.6052-Week Range$9.05 - $13.70Volume4,334 shsAverage Volume249,738 shsMarket Capitalization$448.18 millionP/E Ratio18.37Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.33 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 specializes in offering flame-grilled chicken. As of March 8, 2018, it had approximately 475 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, and Utah. 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. Receive LOCO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LOCO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryN/A SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:LOCO CUSIPN/A Webwww.elpolloloco.com Phone714-599-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31 Current Ratio0.38 Quick Ratio0.34 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.37 Forward P/E Ratio16.36 P/E Growth1.11 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$401.70 million Price / Sales1.10 Cash Flow$1.0988 per share Price / Cash10.42 Book Value$7.11 per share Price / Book1.61 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.63 Net Income$8.61 million Net Margins1.54% Return on Equity9.19% Return on Assets5.62% Miscellaneous Employees5,637 Outstanding Shares38,640,000Market Cap$448.18 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $105.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.27 million. El Pollo LoCo had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 1.54%. El Pollo LoCo's revenue for the quarter was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.16 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 Wednesday, August, 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, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.68-0.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.70. What price target have analysts set for LOCO? 4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for El Pollo LoCo's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect El Pollo LoCo's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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." Who are some of El Pollo LoCo's key competitors? Some companies that are related to El Pollo LoCo include Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Wingstop (WING), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Dine Brands Global (DIN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Sonic Drive-In (SONC), Denny's (DENN), Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH), Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB), Del Taco Restaurants (TACO), Chuy's (CHUY), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) and Bojangles (BOJA). Who are El Pollo LoCo's key executives? El Pollo LoCo's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Laurance Roberts, CFO, Treasurer & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)Mr. Edward J. Valle, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 57)Mr. Bernard Acoca, Pres, CEO & DirectorMr. Gustavo Siade, VP of Operations (Age 56)Mr. Douglas Soller, VP of Accounting & Fin. Has El Pollo LoCo been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about LOCO stock has been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a media sentiment score of -0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.74 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. 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 $11.45. How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo? El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $448.18 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 232 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 256 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 488MarketBeat'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. 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