Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Analyst Review


A number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO).

Most recent broker ratings

09/19/2016 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 16 price target on the stock.

09/07/2016 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird.

07/26/2016 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus.

04/27/2016 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. was downgraded to “neutral” by analysts at SunTrust. They now have a USD 15 price target on the stock.

01/20/2016 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at William Blair.

01/13/2016 – Sidoti began new coverage on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. giving the company a “buy” rating. They now have a USD 17 price target on the stock.

11/30/2015 – Guggenheim began new coverage on El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. giving the company a “buy” rating. They now have a USD 18 price target on the stock.

05/15/2015 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. had its “equal weight” rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a USD 28 price target on the stock.

05/13/2015 – El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Zacks.

The share price of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) was up +3.00% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 12.40. 648619 shares were traded during the last session.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is 12.86 and its 200 day moving average is 12.80. The stock’s market capitalization is 461.03M. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of 9.58 and a 52-week high of 15.44.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is a restaurant concept that offers fire-grilling citrus-marinated chicken. The Company operates in the limited service restaurant segment. The Company’s activities are conducted through its subsidiary, El Pollo Loco, Inc. (EPL), which develops, franchises, licenses and operates quick-service restaurants under the name El Pollo Loco. The restaurants are located in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Utah. The Company offers flame-grilled chicken in a range of contemporary Mexican-influenced entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tortilla soup, Pollo Bowls and Pollo Salads. The Company operates approximately 190 and franchises over 250 El Pollo Loco restaurants. In addition, the Company licenses approximately two restaurants in the Philippines. The Company serves individual and family-sized chicken meals, a range of Mexican-inspired entrees and sides. It offers alternative proteins, such as shrimp, carnitas and beef.