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

$11.63
+0.35 (+3.10 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 01:55 AM ET)
Today's Range
$11.41
Now: $11.63
$11.74
50-Day Range
$9.78
MA: $10.87
$11.88
52-Week Range
$9.60
Now: $11.63
$18.47
Volume331,107 shs
Average Volume347,829 shs
Market Capitalization$428.45 million
P/E Ratio15.72
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.57
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$1.24 per share
Book Value$6.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-8,990,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,573
Market Cap$428.45 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 1st. The restaurant operator reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.02. The restaurant operator earned $113.74 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.74 million. El Pollo LoCo had a negative net margin of 0.36% and a positive return on equity of 10.49%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last 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 estimate of $0.71.

What price target have analysts set for LOCO?

1 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for El Pollo LoCo's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect El Pollo LoCo's share price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for El Pollo LoCo.

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

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Pollo LoCo in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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?

Headlines about LOCO stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. El Pollo LoCo earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect 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 drop in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,530,000 shares, a drop of 5.0% from the August 15th total of 4,770,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 423,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.7 days. Approximately 23.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for El Pollo LoCo.

Which institutional investors are buying El Pollo LoCo stock?

LOCO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $11.63.

How big of a company is El Pollo LoCo?

El Pollo LoCo has a market capitalization of $428.45 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:  295 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  366 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  661
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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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