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El Pollo Loco (LOCO) Stock Forecast & Price Target

-0.26 (-2.25%)
(As of 07/18/2024 ET)

El Pollo Loco - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 2 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for El Pollo Loco in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 2 analysts, 2 have given a hold rating for LOCO.

Consensus Price Target

6.29% Upside
High Forecast$12.00
Average Forecast$12.00
Low Forecast$12.00

According to the 2 analysts' twelve-month price targets for El Pollo Loco, the average price target is $12.00. The highest price target for LOCO is $12.00, while the lowest price target for LOCO is $12.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 6.29% from the current price of $11.29.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/19/23 to 7/18/24
1 Month Ago
6/19/23 to 6/18/24
3 Months Ago
4/20/23 to 4/19/24
1 Year Ago
7/19/22 to 7/19/23
Consensus Rating
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$12.00$12.00N/AN/A
Forecasted Upside6.29% Upside4.26% UpsideN/AN/A
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LOCO Analyst Recommendations By Month

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LOCO Price Targets by Month

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El Pollo Loco Stock vs. The Competition

TypeEl Pollo LocoRetail/Wholesale CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingHoldHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside6.29% Upside53.73% Upside9.06% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
2 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingHold
5/3/2024Truist Financial
1 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$10.00 ➝ $12.00+4.26%

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LOCO Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is El Pollo Loco's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 2 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for El Pollo Loco is $12.00, with a high forecast of $12.00 and a low forecast of $12.00.

Should I buy or sell El Pollo Loco stock 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 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" LOCO shares. 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.

Does El Pollo Loco's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, El Pollo Loco's stock has a predicted upside of 4.26% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover El Pollo Loco?

El Pollo Loco has been rated by research analysts at Benchmark, and Truist Financial in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like El Pollo Loco more than its competitors?

Analysts like El Pollo Loco less than other "retail/wholesale" companies. The consensus rating score for El Pollo Loco is 2.00 while the average consensus rating score for "retail/wholesale" companies is 2.46. Learn more on how LOCO compares to other companies.

This page (NASDAQ:LOCO) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by Staff

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