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

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $17.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -8.70 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$18.62
▼ -0.47 (-2.46%)
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Analyst Price Target for LOCO

i We calculate consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). Our consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. Our consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
$17.00
▼ -8.70% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for El Pollo Loco in the last 3 months. The average price target is $17.00, with a high forecast of $20.00 and a low forecast of $14.00. The average price target represents a -8.70% upside from the last price of $18.62.
Buy
The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in El Pollo Loco. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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9/4/2019
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12/3/2019
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3/2/2020
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5/31/2020
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8/29/2020
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11/27/2020
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1/26/2021
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2/25/2021

Latest Recommendations

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  • 0 sell ratings

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/8/2021TruistDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$20.00High
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7/20/2020William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
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Rating by S. Zackfia at William Blair
5/1/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$12.00 ➝ $14.00High
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Rating by Jake Bartlett at SunTrust Banks, Inc.
4/20/2020CL KingInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
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4/9/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$11.00 ➝ $12.00High
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Rating by Jake Bartlett at SunTrust Banks, Inc.
4/1/2020SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$11.00Medium
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Rating by Jake Bartlett at SunTrust Banks, Inc.
11/1/2019GuggenheimSet Price TargetBuy$15.00High
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Rating by Matthew Difrisco at Guggenheim
11/1/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$14.00High
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11/2/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$12.00 ➝ $14.00Low
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10/3/2018GuggenheimBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$14.00 ➝ $17.00Low
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7/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$14.00Low
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3/12/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$12.00 ➝ $11.00Low
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3/8/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$11.00Medium
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Rating by Jake Bartlett at SunTrust Banks, Inc.
11/3/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$12.00N/A
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11/3/2017Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 ➝ $12.00N/A
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8/22/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$15.00Low
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8/7/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 ➝ $13.00Low
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7/19/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
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6/9/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
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3/11/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$15.00 ➝ $14.00N/A
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11/4/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
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11/4/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
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Rating by S. Zackfia at William Blair
9/19/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00N/A
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9/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
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Rating by David Tarantino at Robert W. Baird
8/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$15.00N/A
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Rating by David Tarantino at Robert W. Baird
8/5/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$15.00N/A
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8/4/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00N/A
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7/26/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
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5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldN/A
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Rating by David Tarantino at Robert W. Baird
5/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldN/A
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Rating by David Tarantino at Robert W. Baird
5/6/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$17.00N/A
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Rating by Andy Barish at Jefferies Financial Group Inc.
4/27/2016SunTrust BanksDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$16.00 ➝ $15.00N/A
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(Data available from 2/26/2016 forward)
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. It offers fire-grilling citrus-marinated chicken in various entrees, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, chicken tostada salads, and chicken tortilla soup, as well as provides 500 calorie entrees, and Pollo Bowl and Pollo salad products. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated approximately 475 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana. It also licenses 1 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 1980 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $18.62
$18.51
$19.25

50 Day Range

MA: $19.69
$18.41
$21.37

52 Week Range

Now: $18.62
$6.15
$21.96

Volume

128,430 shs

Average Volume

246,208 shs

Market Capitalization

$678.64 million

P/E Ratio

29.09

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.57

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: CL King, SunTrust Banks, Inc., TheStreet, Truist, William Blair, and Zacks Investment Research.
View the latest analyst ratings for LOCO.

What is the current price target for El Pollo Loco?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for El Pollo Loco in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $17.00, suggesting a possible downside of 9.8%. Truist has the highest price target set, predicting LOCO will reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. SunTrust Banks, Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $14.00 for El Pollo Loco in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for El Pollo Loco?

El Pollo Loco currently has 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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.
View the latest ratings for LOCO.

What other companies compete with El Pollo Loco?

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.