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El Pollo Loco Holdings NasdaqGS:LOCO Stock Report

Last Price

US$9.07

Market Cap

US$299.2m

7D

0.8%

1Y

-24.5%

Updated

28 Feb, 2024

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El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.

NasdaqGS:LOCO Stock Report

Market Cap: US$299.2m

LOCO Stock Overview

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.

LOCO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for El Pollo Loco Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$9.07
52 Week HighUS$12.29
52 Week LowUS$8.11
Beta1.34
1 Month Change-4.02%
3 Month Change9.15%
1 Year Change-24.54%
3 Year Change-54.01%
5 Year Change-39.13%
Change since IPO-62.26%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Is El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Using Too Much Debt?

Jul 12
Is El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Using Too Much Debt?

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Mar 31
El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Should You Investigate El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) At US$10.81?

Mar 11
Should You Investigate El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) At US$10.81?

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jan 12
El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

El Pollo Loco names Maria Hollandsworth as COO

Oct 17

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

Oct 13
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

El Pollo Loco declares special dividend by $1.50/share

Oct 11

El Pollo Loco signs multi-unit development deal for five restaurants

Sep 22

El Pollo Loco inks development deal for 4 restaurants in Seattle

Aug 30

El Pollo Loco: Birria Delivers, But Traffic Trends Remain A Headwind

Aug 04

El Pollo Loco Holdings: Not As Tasty As You Think

May 26

El Pollo Loco: Continued Headwinds And Subdued Traffic Levels Weigh On Outlook

Feb 06

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

Dec 01
El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Is Reinvesting At Lower Rates Of Return

El Pollo Loco: Inflationary Pressures Overshadow Decent Sales Performance

Nov 24

El Pollo Loco: A Solid Recovery In Q2

Aug 23

El Pollo Loco: Wage Inflation Continues To Weigh On Margins

Jun 15

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Mar 01
El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

Feb 08
Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

Should You Use El Pollo Loco Holdings's (NASDAQ:LOCO) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?

Jan 20
Should You Use El Pollo Loco Holdings's (NASDAQ:LOCO) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?

Comparable sales fall at El Pollo Loco as L.A. stores lag

Jan 12

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Appear To Be Mixed : Is There A Clear Direction For The Stock?

Jan 02
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Is Going Strong But Fundamentals Appear To Be Mixed : Is There A Clear Direction For The Stock?

El Pollo Loco announces the opening of a new franchise restaurant in California

Dec 31

What We Learned About El Pollo Loco Holdings' (NASDAQ:LOCO) CEO Pay

Dec 15
What We Learned About El Pollo Loco Holdings' (NASDAQ:LOCO) CEO Pay

Is Now The Time To Look At Buying El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

Nov 30
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

Shareholder Returns

LOCOUS HospitalityUS Market
7D0.8%3.0%2.1%
1Y-24.5%20.3%26.0%

Return vs Industry: LOCO underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned 20.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: LOCO underperformed the US Market which returned 25.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is LOCO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LOCO volatility
LOCO Average Weekly Movement3.8%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement5.8%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: LOCO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: LOCO's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19754,931Maria Hollandsworthhttps://www.elpolloloco.com

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. It operates franchised restaurants located in California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. It also licenses its brand to restaurants in the Philippines.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Fundamentals Summary

How do El Pollo Loco Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LOCO fundamental statistics
Market capUS$299.22m
Earnings (TTM)US$27.74m
Revenue (TTM)US$472.34m

10.8x

P/E Ratio

0.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
LOCO income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$472.34m
Cost of RevenueUS$379.49m
Gross ProfitUS$92.85m
Other ExpensesUS$65.11m
EarningsUS$27.74m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 27, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Mar 07, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)0.84
Gross Margin19.66%
Net Profit Margin5.87%
Debt/Equity Ratio30.9%

How did LOCO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
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