Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ: LOCO) in the last few weeks:

  • 7/5/2017 – El Pollo Loco Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants specializes in flame-grilled chicken in a variety of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. “
  • 6/27/2017 – El Pollo Loco Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants specializes in flame-grilled chicken in a variety of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. “
  • 6/24/2017 – El Pollo Loco Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants specializes in flame-grilled chicken in a variety of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. “
  • 6/21/2017 – El Pollo Loco Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants specializes in flame-grilled chicken in a variety of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. “
  • 6/9/2017 – El Pollo Loco Holdings had its price target raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $14.00 to $15.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) remained flat at $13.40 during trading on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 106,585 shares. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $10.08 and a 52 week high of $14.85. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $13.90 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.80. The company has a market capitalization of $515.46 million, a PE ratio of 29.78 and a beta of 0.33.

El Pollo Loco Holdings (NASDAQ:LOCO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The restaurant operator reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $99.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $100.02 million. El Pollo Loco Holdings had a net margin of 4.61% and a return on equity of 9.51%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.17 EPS. On average, analysts expect that El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. will post $0.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc specializes in fire-grilling citrus-marinated chicken and operates in the limited service restaurant (LSR) segment. The Company’s menu features its signature product, citrus-marinated fire-grilled chicken, and a range of Mexican-inspired entrees that it creates from chicken.

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