Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) opened at $10.83, and ended 3.68% higher at $11.27. Nearly 463122 shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 336500 shares.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) Analyst Opinion

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. is currently rated as outperform by 5 stock analysts, with the company still having around 13.97% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went down by -4% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has fallen by -25.71%. Financial analysts are becoming more bullish than ever, with the 2 analysts who cover the activities of LOCO advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $15.5 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their 37.53% gain from current levels. At the moment, El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) trading price is around -38.98% below its 52-week high.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. Earnings Surprise

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) was unsuccessful in overcoming the expected $0.16 as the stock recorded an earnings of $0.15 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of 2.98% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $109.43 million in revenue.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) Intraday View

The shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) have struggled and recovered 12.48% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 3.1%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 3.12%. The price of their shares has been successful in staying above its 20 day-moving average, staying at a distance of 3.15% and while its 50-day moving average is around -4.55%. In a look at the previous five trading session LOCO stock has returned 2.92% and sank -18.09% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $13.87. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) will look to keep its 5.33% increase that it witnessed in the past year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), fetched in a $-0.14 retreat to $4.28. The session began with the stock price at $4.39, hitting a high of $4.4 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their neutral with the consensus call staying at 2.5. Pitney Bowes Inc. gets 2 buy analyst recommendations while 2 recommend a hold and 1 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -55.92% from its high $9.71, with their overall market value now roughly $762.18 million.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of PBI on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.5 to 2.5 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a hold. The price target for Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) is now around $8.67 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 102.57%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 133.64% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 1907841 shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 2539200 shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 4.96 % while over a month it stood at 5.97%. The stock price of PBI dropped to $4.24 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $3.41. It has made a 25.51% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned -27.58% year-to-date. [T3]