NASDAQ:LOCO - El Pollo Loco Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $20.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 96.36 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$10.44
▲ +0.19 (1.85%)

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Analyst Price Target for LOCO

Analyst Price Target is $20.50
▲ +96.36% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for El Pollo Loco in the last 3 months. The average price target is $20.50, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 96.36% upside from the last price of $10.44.

This chart shows the closing price for LOCO for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 2 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in El Pollo Loco. This rating has held steady since January 2022, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/2/2020
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3/2/2021
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5/31/2021
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8/29/2021
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11/27/2021
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2/25/2022
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4/26/2022
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5/26/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/12/2021BenchmarkInitiated CoverageHold$18.00High
7/13/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$23.00High
6/16/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$23.00Low
2/8/2021Truist FinancialDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$20.00High
7/20/2020William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
5/1/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$12.00 ➝ $14.00High
4/20/2020CL KingInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
4/9/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$11.00 ➝ $12.00High
4/1/2020SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$11.00Medium
11/1/2019GuggenheimSet Price TargetBuy$15.00High
11/1/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$14.00High
11/2/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$12.00 ➝ $14.00Low
10/3/2018GuggenheimBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$14.00 ➝ $17.00Low
7/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$14.00Low
3/12/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$12.00 ➝ $11.00Low
3/8/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$11.00Medium
11/3/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$12.00N/A
11/3/2017Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 ➝ $12.00N/A
8/22/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$15.00Low
8/7/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 ➝ $13.00Low
7/19/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/9/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
(Data available from 5/26/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.21 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/28/2021
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/27/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
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12/27/2021
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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1/26/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
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2/25/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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3/27/2022
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4/26/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/26/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
El Pollo Loco logo
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, El Pollo Loco, Inc., develops, franchises, licenses, and operates quick-service restaurants under the El Pollo Loco name. As of December 29, 2021, the company operated 480 restaurants comprising 189 company-operated and 291 franchised restaurants located in California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. It also licenses one restaurant in the Philippines. The company was formerly known as Chicken Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. in April 2014. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $10.44
Low: $10.24
High: $10.61

50 Day Range

MA: $10.93
Low: $10.03
High: $11.72

52 Week Range

Now: $10.44
Low: $9.73
High: $19.25

Volume

124,125 shs

Average Volume

196,901 shs

Market Capitalization

$383.69 million

P/E Ratio

13.67

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.38

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of El Pollo Loco?

The following sell-side analysts have issued research reports on El Pollo Loco in the last year: Benchmark Co., Jefferies Financial Group Inc., StockNews.com, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for El Pollo Loco?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for El Pollo Loco in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $20.50, suggesting a possible upside of 96.4%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for El Pollo Loco?

El Pollo Loco currently has 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe LOCO will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of El Pollo Loco.
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How do I contact El Pollo Loco's investor relations team?

El Pollo Loco's physical mailing address is 3535 HARBOR BOULEVARD SUITE 100, COSTA MESA CA, 92626. The restaurant operator's listed phone number is (714) 599-5000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for El Pollo Loco is www.elpolloloco.com. Learn More about contacing El Pollo Loco investor relations.