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

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$16.60 +0.12 (+0.73 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.48
Today's Range$16.42 - $16.83
52-Week Range$9.05 - $16.95
Volume649,000 shs
Average Volume360,064 shs
Market Capitalization$637.57 million
P/E Ratio26.40
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.28
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 December 06, 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

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

Debt

Current Ratio0.42
Quick Ratio0.38

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$401.70 million
Price / Sales1.61
Cash Flow$1.1323 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.66
Book Value$7.11 per share
Price / Book2.33

Profitability

Net Income$8.61 million
Net Margins3.38%
Return on Assets6.15%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,637
Market Cap$637.57 million
OptionableOptionable

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 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $112.18 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $109.54 million. El Pollo LoCo had a net margin of 3.38% and a return on equity of 9.77%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.15 earnings per share. 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, March 14th 2019. 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, November, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.70-0.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.71. El Pollo LoCo also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $0.70-0.73 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for El Pollo LoCo's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate El Pollo LoCo's stock price to reach $13.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for El Pollo LoCo.

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

5 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for El Pollo LoCo.

Has El Pollo LoCo been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LOCO stock have trended positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 59)
  • Mr. Bernard Acoca, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Gustavo Siade, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. Douglas Soller, VP of Accounting & Fin.
  • Edith R. Austin, VP of Legal and Corp. Sec.

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 Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.91%). 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 Personal Capital Advisors Corp. 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 $16.60.

How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $637.57 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.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  292 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  547
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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