El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO)

NASDAQ: LOCO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
10.35
-0.19 (-1.80%)
May 18, 2022 11:44 AM EDT - Market open
Market Cap380.39M
Revenue (ttm)456.69M
Net Income (ttm)27.27M
Shares Out36.75M
EPS (ttm)0.80
PE Ratio12.94
Forward PE14.29
Dividendn/a
Ex-Dividend Daten/a
Volume26,249
Open10.45
Previous Close10.54
Day's Range10.32 - 10.51
52-Week Range10.04 - 19.25
Beta1.42
AnalystsBuy
Price Target14.96 (+44.5%)
Earnings DateMay 4, 2022

About LOCO

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. As of December 29, 2021, the company operated 480 restaurants comprising 189 company-operated and 291 franchised restaurants located in California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. It also licenses one 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. E...

IndustryHotels, Restaurants & Leisure
IPO DateJul 25, 2014
CEOStephen Sather
Employees4,626
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolLOCO
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, LOCO's revenue was $454.36 million, an increase of 6.64% compared to the previous year's $426.09 million. Earnings were $29.12 million, an increase of 18.99%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 11 analysts, the average rating for LOCO stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 14.96, which is an increase of 44.54% from the latest price.

Price Target
$14.96
(44.54% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts

News

El Pollo Loco says Q2 is off to a strong start thanks to Shredded Beef Birria

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. reported first-quarter sales that beat expectations, and says the second quarter is off to a strong start thanks to a limited-time Shredded Beef Birria menu item.

1 week ago - Market Watch

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Lags Q1 Earnings Estimates

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -12.50% and 3.08%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended March 30, 2022

1 week ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2022 Results on Wednesday, May 4, 2022

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2022...

3 weeks ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Is Undervalued Despite Cost Issues

If you've never visited or lived in Southern California, you probably haven't experienced one of the best fast-casual Mexican restaurants in the country. With about 71% of sales derived from the Califor...

1 month ago - GuruFocus

El Pollo Loco Stock is not a Crazy Long

Spanish chicken restaurant chain operator El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ: LOCO) shares has been taken out to the woodshed in 2022.

1 month ago - MarketBeat

Calling All Burrito Lovers: El Pollo Loco Celebrates National Burrito Day with Four Days of Delicious Deals

The LA Mex chain is levelling up the festivities with a week full of burrito deals, including the NEW Mexican Shredded Beef Birria Burrito, beginning April 4 The LA Mex chain is levelling up the festivi...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

LocoSoco Group Plc Agrees Partnership with Peoples Plastic Republic, SEM, Fastr Property and BizLending

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LOCO #AI--LocoSoco Group Plc Agrees Partnership with Peoples Plastic Republic, SEM, Fastr Property and BizLending

1 month ago - Business Wire

El Pollo Loco Introduces Mexican Shredded Beef Birria, A Flavorful First in QSR

The L.A. Mex chain expands its portfolio of authentic cuisine with the addition of Mexican Shredded Beef Birria Quesadillas, Burritos and Crunchy Tacos The L.A. Mex chain expands its portfolio of authen...

2 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Surpasses Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 41.67% and 0.33%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Results

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended December 29, 2021.

2 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

LocoSoco Group Plc Agrees Distribution Agreement and Partnership with Aeguana

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LOCO #AutomatedRetail--LocoSoco Group Plc (“LocoSoco”, “LOCO”), the platform that profits from distributing sustainable products & technologies and is listed on the Direct M...

2 months ago - Business Wire

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results on Thursday, March 10, 2022

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and ...

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Why El Pollo Loco (LOCO) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

LocoSoco Group Completes Distribution Agreement with MKMI General Trading In The Middle East

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LOCO #LOCOSOCO--Loco completes a new distribution agreement with MKMI General Trading (“MKMI”) who distribute to over 1,500 retail outlets across the Middle East.

3 months ago - Business Wire

El Pollo Loco shares rise after sales update

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. LOCO, -0.86% shares rose 1.2% in Monday premarket trading after the chain said it expects fourth-quarter revenue of $108 million to $109 million, ahead of the FactSet consens...

4 months ago - Market Watch

El Pollo Loco Kicks Off the New Year with New Dos Locos Salads

The limited-time menu items combine LA-Mex comfort food favorites with fresh and delicious ingredients for satisfying meals that don't skimp on taste The limited-time menu items combine LA-Mex comfort f...

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Is El Pollo Loco (LOCO) a Suitable Pick for Value Investors?

Let's see if El Pollo Loco (LOCO) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Appoints Deborah Gonzalez and Nancy Faginas-Cody to its Board of Directors

Marketing and IT Veterans Join El Pollo Loco's Board of Directors Marketing and IT Veterans Join El Pollo Loco's Board of Directors

5 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Launches Online Store

As restaurants continue to search for additional revenue streams, fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. ( LOCO , Financial) has launched Loco Gifts and Gear, its first-ever m...

5 months ago - GuruFocus

5 Restaurant Stocks To Watch After Jack In The Box Buys Del Taco: Are More Deals Coming?

The restaurant sector was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many companies that relied on dine-in guests seeing significant revenue declines. Companies that had strong drive-thru sales and third-p...

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5 months ago - Benzinga

Which of These 3 Restaurant Stocks Looks Delicious for Late 2021?

All three reported earnings results around the same time, but what they had to report was very different.

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6 months ago - The Motley Fool

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Surpasses Q3 Earnings Estimates

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 22.73% and -3.04%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

6 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Launches Bless Togetherness Holiday Campaign to Celebrate Connection and Tradition

Festive seasonal products, packaging, décor, gift cards and the first-ever El Pollo Loco Rewards™ program in-app game available for a limited time Festive seasonal products, packaging, décor, gift cards...

6 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Festive Free Pan de Muerto Bread and Vibrant Mural

L.A. artist Steve Martinez paints custom mural at El Pollo Loco's Inglewood location and customers who purchase a Familia Dinner on Nov. 1 will receive a free package of traditional Pan de Muerto bread ...

6 months ago - GlobeNewsWire