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


El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO): $15.39

-1.31 (-7.84%)

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 POWR Grades


  • Stability is the dimension where LOCO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LOCO is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 51 weeks.
  • LOCO ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 32nd percentile.

LOCO Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -31.58%, El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 16.51% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LOCO is more volatile than only 16.27% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for LOCO comes in at 16.16% -- higher than that of 86.89% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LOCO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ENSV, CTEK, NES, POAI, and TRS.
  • 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.

LOCO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, LOCO's price/earnings ratio is 23.2% higher, now standing at 23.9.
  • Over the past 86 months, LOCO's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.2.
  • LOCO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 31.4 over the prior 86 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LOCO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LOCO 2021-08-27 1.5 2.3 23.9 22.9
LOCO 2021-08-26 1.5 2.2 23.3 22.5
LOCO 2021-08-25 1.5 2.2 23.3 22.5
LOCO 2021-08-24 1.5 2.3 23.4 22.6
LOCO 2021-08-23 1.5 2.3 23.6 22.7
LOCO 2021-08-20 1.5 2.2 23.3 22.5

LOCO Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 21.5%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 14.69%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 197.72%.
Over the past 49 months, LOCO's revenue has gone up $57,387,000.

The table below shows LOCO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 451.026 56.089 28.157
2021-03-31 428.645 55.471 24.838
2020-12-31 426.087 40.547 24.474
2020-09-30 423.292 37.759 22.517
2020-06-30 424.38 34.358 18.999
2020-03-31 438.516 18.632 27.587

LOCO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LOCO has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 71.77% of graded US stocks.
  • LOCO's asset turnover comes in at 0.744 -- ranking 31st of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • NDLS, RRGB, and TAST are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LOCO.

The table below shows LOCO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.744 0.290 0.083
2021-03-31 0.688 0.286 0.067
2020-12-30 0.669 0.287 0.062
2020-09-23 0.660 0.292 0.055
2020-06-24 0.658 0.282 0.050
2020-03-25 0.688 0.283 0.075

LOCO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LOCO, see our LOCO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $21.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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LOCO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.39 52-week high $21.96
Prev. close $16.70 52-week low $13.95
Day low $15.26 Volume 514,800
Day high $16.90 Avg. volume 189,827
50-day MA $17.47 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $18.00 Market Cap 563.86M

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.


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El Pollo Loco CEO resigns

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. announced the resignation of Bernard Acoca, the chicken chain's chief executive, to pursue other opportunities on Friday. Chief Financial Officer Laurance Roberts will serve as interim CEO and Acoca will continue to provide consulting services during the transition. Roberts has been with the company for eight years and was previously CFO and COO of Kentucky Fried Chicken, a Yum Brands Inc. chain. El Pollo Loco stock is down 7.7% for the year to date while the S&P 500

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

El Pollo Loco Announces CEO Transition

Industry Veteran and El Pollo Loco CFO Laurance “Larry” Roberts Announced as Interim CEOCOSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, today announced the resignation of Bernard Acoca as Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and its affiliates, to pursue other opportunities, effective today. The Company’s Board of Directors has appoint

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

Is There Now An Opportunity In El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)?

While El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ:LOCO ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment, it received...

Yahoo | October 8, 2021

Even 'Hispanic' companies don't have Hispanic board members

El Pollo Loco boasts Mexican food that's 'steeped in tradition.' It also has a tradition of zero Hispanic board representation.

Yahoo | October 7, 2021

El Pollo Loco Hears the Call for the Crunch and Celebrates National Taco Day with the Return of the Crunchy Taco

Starting Oct. 4, the beloved fan-favorite is back on the menu for a limited time El Pollo Loco Celebrates National Taco Day with the Return of the Crunchy Taco Starting Oct. 4, the beloved fan-favorite is back on the menu for a limited time. COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of National Taco Day, El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is bringing back its popular Crunchy Taco as i

Yahoo | September 28, 2021

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LOCO Price Returns

1-mo -10.21%
3-mo -15.76%
6-mo -10.99%
1-year -11.14%
3-year 17.21%
5-year 32.10%
YTD -14.97%
2020 19.55%
2019 -0.20%
2018 53.23%
2017 -19.51%
2016 -2.61%

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