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El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO)

Stock Price: $17.32 USD -0.63 (-3.51%)
Updated Oct 16, 2020 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 622.17M
Revenue (ttm) 424.38M
Net Income (ttm) 19.00M
Shares Out 35.92M
EPS (ttm) 0.54
PE Ratio 32.07
Forward PE n/a
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 16, 2020
Last Price $17.32
Previous Close $17.95
Change ($) -0.63
Change (%) -3.51%
Day's Open 17.85
Day's Range 17.22 - 18.16
Day's Volume 297,858
52-Week Range 6.15 - 19.90

More Stats

Market Cap 622.17M
Enterprise Value 907.77M
Earnings Date (est) Oct 29, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 35.92M
Float 18.61M
EPS (basic) 0.55
EPS (diluted) 0.54
FCF / Share 0.64
Dividend n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield 3.12%
FCF Yield 3.59%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 3.54M
Short Ratio 11.77
Short % of Float 19.02%
Beta 1.50
PE Ratio 32.07
Forward PE n/a
P/FCF Ratio 27.85
PS Ratio 1.47
PB Ratio 2.51
Revenue 424.38M
Operating Income 28.59M
Net Income 19.00M
Free Cash Flow 22.34M
Net Cash -285.60M
Net Cash / Share -7.95
Gross Margin 22.80%
Operating Margin 6.74%
Profit Margin 4.50%
FCF Margin 5.26%
ROA 3.72%
ROE 7.32%
ROIC 5.00%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (5)

Buy 2
Overweight 0
Hold 3
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(13.57% upside)
Current: $17.32
Target: 19.67
*Average 12-month price target from 3 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth1.49%8.5%5.68%7.06%2.96%9.57%7.19%-
Gross Profit12412199.5997.6794.9393.0782.3273.14
Operating Income38.33-9.466.8234.6048.8246.6341.9933.05
Net Income24.90-8.998.6218.3424.0542.46-16.87-7.87
Shares Outstanding36.7438.5738.4538.3637.9532.2928.7128.71
Earnings Per Share0.67-
EPS Growth---53.19%-24.19%-50%---
Operating Cash Flow36.1445.4453.6749.3057.9726.0919.7019.41
Capital Expenditures-15.44-27.80-36.24-37.41-30.84-26.84-13.82-14.99
Free Cash Flow20.7017.6417.4311.8927.14-0.755.884.42
Cash & Equivalents8.076.978.552.296.2311.6217.15-
Total Debt31174.1893.32104124166289-
Net Cash / Debt-303-67.22-84.77-102-117-154-272-
Book Value24626527526524521048.54-
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.
Country United States
Employees 5,005
CEO Bernard Acoca

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol LOCO
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Restaurants
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: LOCO
IPO Date July 25, 2014


El Pollo Loco Holdings, through its subsidiary El Pollo Loco, Inc., develops, franchises, licenses, and operates quick-service restaurants under the El Pollo Loco name. The company offers fire-grilling citrus-marinated chicken in various entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tostada salads, and chicken tortilla soup, as well as provides 500 calorie entrees, and Pollo Bowl and Pollo salad products. As of December 25, 2019, it operated 482 restaurants, including 195 company-operated and 287 franchised restaurants in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. It also licenses 1 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 1980 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.