New York State Teachers Retirement System Has $28,000 Holdings in El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO)

New York State Teachers Retirement System cut its holdings in El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCOGet Rating) by 44.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,193 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 2,600 shares during the quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in El Pollo Loco were worth $28,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its stake in El Pollo Loco by 73.1% in the first quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 2,755 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $32,000 after buying an additional 1,163 shares in the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP boosted its stake in shares of El Pollo Loco by 120.0% during the second quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 3,300 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 1,800 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank acquired a new stake in shares of El Pollo Loco during the first quarter valued at about $100,000. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of El Pollo Loco during the second quarter valued at about $109,000. Finally, LPL Financial LLC acquired a new stake in shares of El Pollo Loco during the second quarter valued at about $101,000. 59.78% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

El Pollo Loco Stock Performance

Shares of LOCO stock opened at $11.09 on Friday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $10.59 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.98. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $8.15 and a 12 month high of $13.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $410.87 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.46 and a beta of 1.31. The company has a current ratio of 0.57, a quick ratio of 0.54 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07.

El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCOGet Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. El Pollo Loco had a return on equity of 6.65% and a net margin of 4.42%. The company had revenue of $119.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $116.55 million. Equities research analysts forecast that El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. will post 0.55 EPS for the current year.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com began coverage on El Pollo Loco in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock.

El Pollo Loco Profile

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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 May 04, 2022, the company operated 480 restaurants comprising 189 company-operated and 291 franchised restaurants located in California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Utah, and Louisiana.

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