El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO): Price and Financial Metrics


El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO): $18.33

-0.29 (-1.56%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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Industry: Restaurants


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LOCO Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 2.24, El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than just 21.73% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc is reporting a growth rate of 1,347.77%; that's higher than 98.83% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc's share price is greater than that of only 22.77% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LOCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MFIN, USEG, NBEV, SHEN, and GIFI.
  • LOCO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc's official web site, go to www.elpolloloco.com.

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LOCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.33 52-week high $21.96
Prev. close $18.62 52-week low $6.15
Day low $18.26 Volume 143,500
Day high $18.78 Avg. volume 243,505
50-day MA $19.21 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $16.80 Market Cap 668.07M

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) Company Bio


El Pollo Loco Holdings develops, franchises, licenses, and operates quick-service restaurants under the El Pollo Loco name in the United States. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Costa Mesa, California.

LOCO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$18.33$20.24 9%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. To summarize, we found that El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc ranked in the 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LOCO, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 8.66; that's higher than 74.74% of US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 7.42% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%7%
1%8%
2%9%
3%10%
4%11%
5%12%

HD, ORLY, LB, FND, and CRWS can be thought of as valuation peers to LOCO, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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El Pollo Loco’s New Loco Lunch Boxes Will Make You Love Lunch Again

Fun, portable boxes take uninspired midday meals from ordinary to extraordinary Say Goodbye to Sad Lunches New Loco Lunch Boxes come in four options, all of which include a rice and beans cup, chips, salsa, and a churro for dessert COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is reigniting the lost joy of lunchtime with its new line of Loco Lunch Boxes. As remote work and social distancing requirements have upended lunchtime, midday meals have lost their luster, leaving many stuck in a rut and eating uninspired lunches at their home desk or noshing on the same thing every day. Say goodbye to sad lunches! El Pollo Loco packs the lunch you really want with...

Yahoo | February 25, 2021

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results on Thursday, March 11, 2021

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 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 fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results on Thursday, March 11, at 4:30 PM Eastern Time. Hosting the call will be Bernard Acoca, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Larry Roberts, Chief Financial Officer. A press release with fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results will be issued that same day, shortly after the market close. The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 877-407-3982 or for international callers by dialing 201-493-6780. A replay will be available after the call and can be accessed by dialing 844-512-2921 or for international callers by dial...

Yahoo | February 22, 2021

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Yahoo | February 10, 2021

El Pollo Loco Launches Valenkind’s Day Campaign to Help Fight Food Insecurity in Los Angeles

A contribution for each Family Dinner purchased on Feb. 14 will be made to local charity Food on Foot with goal to provide 10,000 meals to those in need El Pollo Loco extends love and kindness to community members in its hometown of LA For every Family Dinner purchased this Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, El Pollo Loco Charities will donate $1 to Food on Foot. COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is turning Valentine’s Day into Valenkind’s Day with a campaign to extend love and kindness to community members in its hometown of LA who are struggling with hunger and homelessness. For every El Pollo Loco Family Dinner purchased this Valentine’s Day, Feb. 1...

Yahoo | February 8, 2021

Chipotle Mexican Grill Shows Improved Relative Price Strength

Chipotle Mexican Grill shows improving price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

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LOCO Price Returns

1-mo -9.93%
3-mo 16.98%
6-mo 1.33%
1-year 42.09%
3-year 87.04%
5-year 37.72%
YTD 1.27%
2020 19.55%
2019 -0.20%
2018 53.23%
2017 -19.51%
2016 -2.61%

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