El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.

NasdaqGS:LOCO Stock Report

Market Cap: US$323.4m

El Pollo Loco Holdings Balance Sheet Health

Financial Health criteria checks 3/6

El Pollo Loco Holdings has a total shareholder equity of $256.3M and total debt of $80.0M, which brings its debt-to-equity ratio to 31.2%. Its total assets and total liabilities are $598.0M and $341.7M respectively. El Pollo Loco Holdings's EBIT is $38.5M making its interest coverage ratio 7.2. It has cash and short-term investments of $9.1M.

Key information

31.2%

Debt to equity ratio

US$80.00m

Debt

Interest coverage ratio7.2x
CashUS$9.12m
EquityUS$256.29m
Total liabilitiesUS$341.73m
Total assetsUS$598.02m

Recent financial health updates

Recent updates

There Are Reasons To Feel Uneasy About El Pollo Loco Holdings' (NASDAQ:LOCO) Returns On Capital

May 04
There Are Reasons To Feel Uneasy About El Pollo Loco Holdings' (NASDAQ:LOCO) Returns On Capital

We Think That There Are Some Issues For El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Beyond Its Promising Earnings

Mar 16
We Think That There Are Some Issues For El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) Beyond Its Promising Earnings

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)?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LOCO's short term assets ($26.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($75.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: LOCO's short term assets ($26.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($266.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LOCO's net debt to equity ratio (27.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: LOCO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 27% to 31.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LOCO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (60%).

Interest Coverage: LOCO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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