El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ:LOCO) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, August 1st. Analysts expect El Pollo LoCo to post earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter. El Pollo LoCo has set its FY 2019 guidance at $0.70-0.75 EPS and its FY19 guidance at $0.70-0.75 EPS.Persons interested in listening to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ:LOCO) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.01). El Pollo LoCo had a positive return on equity of 10.29% and a negative net margin of 2.42%. The business had revenue of $108.98 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $109.42 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.17 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect El Pollo LoCo to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.
LOCO traded down $0.11 on Tuesday, hitting $9.93. 5,396 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 308,979. El Pollo LoCo has a fifty-two week low of $9.92 and a fifty-two week high of $18.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 0.26 and a current ratio of 0.28. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $10.58. The company has a market capitalization of $390.10 million, a PE ratio of 13.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.47.
Several brokerages have issued reports on LOCO. BidaskClub cut shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of HB Fuller from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.00.
El Pollo LoCo Company Profile
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. The company offers citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken, and handcrafted entrée products, including specialty chicken burritos, chicken quesadillas, and chicken tortilla soup, as well as under 500 calorie entrees, and Pollo Bowl and Pollo salad products.
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