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El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO)

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Previous Close18.62
Open18.71
Bid18.42 x 800
Ask18.57 x 900
Day's Range18.26 - 18.78
52 Week Range6.15 - 21.96
Volume137,730
Avg. Volume236,585
Market Cap668.068M
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.57
PE Ratio (TTM)28.82
EPS (TTM)0.64
Earnings DateMar 11, 2021
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est19.67
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  • El Pollo Loco’s New Loco Lunch Boxes Will Make You Love Lunch Again
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    El Pollo Loco’s New Loco Lunch Boxes Will Make You Love Lunch Again

    Fun, portable boxes take uninspired midday meals from ordinary to extraordinary Say Goodbye to Sad Lunches New Loco Lunch Boxes come in four options, all of which include a rice and beans cup, chips, salsa, and a churro for dessert COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is reigniting the lost joy of lunchtime with its new line of Loco Lunch Boxes. As remote work and social distancing requirements have upended lunchtime, midday meals have lost their luster, leaving many stuck in a rut and eating uninspired lunches at their home desk or noshing on the same thing every day. Say goodbye to sad lunches! El Pollo Loco packs the lunch you really want with a complete meal in a cheerful, easy-to-carry box. The new Loco Lunch Boxes offer a convenient lunch experience for people to enjoy delicious, satisfying food — whether they’re working from home, are on the go or heading back to the office. “Once people started sheltering at home and working remotely, going out for lunch shifted to throwing together quick meals at home,” El Pollo Loco President and Chief Executive Officer Bernard Acoca said. “To inject some joy back into lunchtime and give people delicious and convenient to-go options that replace disappointing leftovers and inspire them to love lunch again, we created satisfying meals that come in a fun, portable container.” The new Loco Lunch Boxes come in four options, all of which include a rice and beans cup, chips, salsa, and a churro for dessert: Chicken Guacamole Burrito: Tender pieces of our famous citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken, fresh handmade guacamole, pinto beans, shredded cabbage and sour cream, wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with queso fresco and house-made pico de gallo. Baja Shrimp Tacos: Two tacos made with corn and flour blend artisanal tortillas and filled with shrimp cooked to perfection in a chipotle and garlic marinade, and topped with fresh shredded cabbage, house-made pico de gallo and Baja chipotle sauce.Chicken Avocado Gordita: Tender pieces of our famous citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken, wrapped in grilled flatbread with fresh shredded lettuce blend, fresh avocado slices, Baja chipotle sauce and topped with queso fresco and house-made pico de gallo. Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla: Tender pieces of our famous citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken melted between a flour tortilla along with shredded Monterey jack cheese and house-made pico de gallo and served with a side of fresh handmade guacamole. Loco Lunch Boxes will also be available for purchase in packs of six, eight and 12 on El Pollo Loco’s catering menu. For more on El Pollo Loco's new line of Loco Lunch Boxes and to view the supporting TV spot, visit El Pollo Loco’s YouTube channel. About El Pollo Loco El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO) is the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant with a mission to bring people together around food, family, and culture in the communities it serves. El Pollo Loco is renowned for its handcrafted L.A. Mex food, an innovative blend of traditional Mexican cuisine and better-for-you eating, that Los Angeles is known for. Since 1980, El Pollo Loco has successfully opened and maintained more than 480 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana while remaining true to its Mexican-American heritage. El Pollo Loco continues to grow and evolve, nourishing connections to tradition, culture, and one another through fire-grilled goodness that makes us feel like familia. For more information, visit us at ElPolloLoco.com. Like: www.facebook.com/ElPolloLoco Follow on Twitter: @ElPolloLoco Follow on Instagram: @ElPolloLoco Follow on TikTok: @ElPolloLocoSubscribe: www.youtube.com/OfficialElPolloLoco Join Loco Rewards: www.elpolloloco.com/rewards Join our Team: www.elpolloloco.com/careers MEDIA CONTACT:Rosie HerzogEdible213-878-7867rosie.herzog@edible-inc.com A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/2f45e8a1-f711-4fc4-9a75-13664861d554

  • El Pollo Loco Selects Organic to Lead Digital Efforts
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    El Pollo Loco Selects Organic to Lead Digital Efforts

    Newsweek recognized El Pollo Loco in Top 10 of America's Best Loyalty Programs Loco Rewards program gives fans the fastest way to earn cash rewards COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company") (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, announced today that Organic will be the new strategic digital agency on record after a competitive pitch process. El Pollo Loco continues building its digital capabilities with the latest selection of Organic to advance digital efforts, social media engagement and its e-commerce business. Organic will be responsible for planning, development, and creative execution across all digital and social media platforms. The partnership reflects an acceleration of the digital journey that started in 2019 when less than 3% of the company’s media dollar allocation went to digital. Today, El Pollo Loco spends 30-40% of its media dollars on digital with significant advancements to its mobile app, loyalty, and GPS-enabled curbside pickup. “The decision to partner with Organic was grounded in their proven track record in helping brands become prominent players in the digital space. In 2020 alone, we tripled the growth of our e-commerce business. Our commitment to digital reflects a commitment to meet our customers where they are, no matter how they choose to interact with and order from us,” said Bernard Acoca, President and Chief Executive Officer at El Pollo Loco. “We are thrilled to partner with El Pollo Loco, a team and brand that is equally obsessed with customer experience and innovation. Their ambitious shift towards digital-first is what being a resilient brand is all about and we can’t wait to continue building upon their ambition,” said Cathy Chan Butler, Chief Executive Offer at Organic. For additional information, please visit www.elpolloloco.com. About Organic Organic designs resilient brands for clients seeking a modern marketing approach for their businesses. Organic’s two-decade heritage designing digital customer experiences and brand ecosystems is the foundation of the agency’s unique lead-agency approach. Organic is part of the Omnicom Precision Marketing Group (OPMG), and Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC). www.organic.com. About El Pollo LocoEl Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO) is the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant with a mission to bring people together around food, family, and culture in the communities it serves. El Pollo Loco is renowned for its handcrafted L.A. Mex food, an innovative blend of traditional Mexican cuisine and better-for-you eating, that Los Angeles is known for. Since 1980, El Pollo Loco has successfully opened and maintained more than 475 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana while remaining true to its Mexican-American heritage. El Pollo Loco continues to grow and evolve, nourishing connections to tradition, culture, and one another through fire-grilled goodness that makes us feel like familia. For more information, visit us at www.elpolloloco.com. MEDIA CONTACT:Rosie HerzogEdible213-878-7867rosie.herzog@edible-inc.com A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/9a7f2389-38cc-408d-9b05-ce9a24c0af90

  • El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results on Thursday, March 11, 2021
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    El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results on Thursday, March 11, 2021

    COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results on Thursday, March 11, at 4:30 PM Eastern Time. Hosting the call will be Bernard Acoca, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Larry Roberts, Chief Financial Officer. A press release with fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results will be issued that same day, shortly after the market close. The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 877-407-3982 or for international callers by dialing 201-493-6780. A replay will be available after the call and can be accessed by dialing 844-512-2921 or for international callers by dialing 412-317-6671; the passcode is 13715273. The replay will be available until Thursday, March 25, 2021. The conference call will also be webcast live from the Company's corporate website at investor.elpolloloco.com under the “Events & Presentations” page. An archive of the webcast will be available at the same location on the corporate website shortly after the call has concluded. About El Pollo LocoEl Pollo Loco (Nasdaq: LOCO) is the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant with a mission to bring people together around food, family, and culture in the communities it serves. El Pollo Loco is renowned for its handcrafted L.A. Mex food, an innovative blend of traditional Mexican cuisine and better-for-you eating, that Los Angeles is known for. Since 1980, El Pollo Loco has successfully opened and maintained more than 475 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana while remaining true to its Mexican-American heritage. El Pollo Loco continues to grow and evolve, nourishing connections to tradition, culture, and one another through fire-grilled goodness that makes us feel like familia. For more information, visit us at www.elpolloloco.com. Investor Contact:Fitzhugh Taylor, ICRfitzhugh.taylor@icrinc.com714-599-5200