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El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO)

NASDAQ: LOCO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
17.38 0.24 (1.40%)
Sep 17, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap636.76M
Revenue (ttm)451.03M
Net Income (ttm)28.16M
Shares Out35.93M
EPS (ttm)0.77
PE Ratio22.63
Forward PEn/a
Dividendn/a
Ex-Dividend Daten/a
Volume205,174
Open17.21
Previous Close17.14
Day's Range17.12 - 17.46
52-Week Range13.96 - 21.96
Beta1.56
AnalystsBuy
Price Target21.00 (+20.8%)
Est. Earnings DateNov 4, 2021

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 March 11, 2021, the company operated approximately 475 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, 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. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. was ...

IndustryHotels, Restaurants & Leisure
IPO DateJul 25, 2014
CEOBernard Acoca
Employees4,711
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolLOCO
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, El Pollo Loco's revenue was $426.09 million, a decrease of -3.67% compared to the previous year's $442.33 million. Earnings were $24.47 million, a decrease of -1.71%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 5 analysts, the average rating for El Pollo Loco stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 21.00, which is an increase of 20.83% from the latest price.

Price Target
$21.00
(20.83% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

El Pollo Loco Calls for Long Overdue Recognition of Hispanic Culinary Talent with Hispanic Heritage Month For Your Co...

The LA Mex restaurant spotlights notable Hispanic chefs to fan the flames of representation for the community's vital contributions to the food and restaurant industry The LA Mex restaurant spotlights n...

2 days ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Denounces Indecency of ‘Naked' Chips with New Double Loaded Nachos

Double Chicken Nachos and Double Crunch Taquito Nachos are stacked with a mountain of fresh toppings to ensure every chip is fully dressed Double Chicken Nachos and Double Crunch Taquito Nachos are stac...

2 weeks ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Present at the CL King's 19th Annual Best Ideas Conference

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) today announced that Bernard Acoca, Chief Executive Officer, and Larry Roberts, Chief ...

2 weeks ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Surpasses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 7.41% and 4.99%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

CORRECTION -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a release issued under the same headline earlier today by El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) please note that the third table table titl...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

Recap: El Pollo Loco Holdings Q2 Earnings

Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) rose in after-market trading after the company reported Q2 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share rose 45.00% year over year to $0.29, which beat th...

1 month ago - Benzinga

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2021 Results on Thursday, August 5, 2021

COSTA MESA, Calif., July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2021...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

Restaurant Sales Roaring Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels: 5 Picks

The restaurant industry's sales and hiring are picking up,helping companies like Ruths Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH), Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) and The Wendys Company (WEN).

Other symbols:CHUYPZZARUTHWEN
2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Strength Seen in El Pollo Loco (LOCO): Can Its 5.6% Jump Turn into More Strength?

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) witnessed a jump in share price last session on above-average trading volume. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions for the stock doesn't suggest further strength down the...

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco To Test Drone Delivery For Restaurant Orders

El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has announced plans to become the first national restaurant company to conduct test flights for door-to-backyard drone delivery. What Happened: Beginning on Ju...

3 months ago - Benzinga

El Pollo Loco Starts Testing Drone Deliveries

El Pollo Loco is going for first-mover status as it announced today the launch of its drone delivery test starting June 24 with Tel Aviv-based drone startup Flytrex. This test comes on the heels of the ...

3 months ago - Forbes

El Pollo Loco Launches First of Its Kind “Air Loco” Drone Delivery

Pilot test launches as company kicks off summer Free Delivery promotion Pilot test launches as company kicks off summer Free Delivery promotion

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Celebrates Father's Day with $6,000 Custom Imperial Grill Giveaway

Customers can also enjoy a special Family Meal deal and enter to win limited-edition e-gift cards for dad Customers can also enjoy a special Family Meal deal and enter to win limited-edition e-gift card...

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Recognized as the Top Quick Service Mexican Restaurant

New ©CivicScience survey results highlight El Pollo Loco as the leader in positive customer experience New ©CivicScience survey results highlight El Pollo Loco as the leader in positive customer experience

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Announces Notice of Pendency of Derivative Action, Proposed Partial Settlement of Deriva...

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following is being released by El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) pursuant to an order of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware.

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Present at Two Virtual Investor Conferences in June

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) today announced that Bernard Acoca, Chief Executive Officer, and Larry Roberts, Chief F...

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Unveils Improved Eco-Conscious Packaging System-Wide

New Thermo-To-Go™ containers reduce waste while keeping food hotter and more secure New Thermo-To-Go™ containers reduce waste while keeping food hotter and more secure

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Beats Q1 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 8.33% and 1.28%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended March 31, 2021.

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Analysts Estimate El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Free Bottles of Tapatío Hot Sauce

On May 5, customers can get five Tacos al Carbon for the price of two, plus, for Loco Rewards™ Members who order through the app, a free bottle of Tapatío Hot Sauce On May 5, customers can get five Taco...

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

El Pollo Loco (LOCO) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2021 Results on Thursday, May 6, 2021

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 22, 2021 (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 2021...

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

El Pollo Loco Celebrates National Burrito Day with BOGO Deal

On April 1, customers can enjoy a free burrito when they purchase one of El Pollo Loco's famous fire-grilled chicken burritos, with two free burritos for Loco Rewards members On April 1, customers can e...

5 months ago - GlobeNewsWire