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EPS for El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (LOCO) Expected At $0.10; WRIT MEDIA GROUP (WRIT) Sellers Increased By 140% Their Shorts

Analysts expect El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) to report $0.10 EPS on March, 8.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 16.67% from last quarter’s $0.12 EPS. LOCO’s profit would be $3.87M giving it 23.63 P/E if the $0.10 EPS is correct. After having $0.15 EPS previously, El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -33.33% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.05% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $9.45. About 316,787 shares traded. El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) has risen 28.29% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.59% the S&P500.

WRIT MEDIA GROUP INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:WRIT) had an increase of 140% in short interest. WRIT’s SI was 10,800 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 140% from 4,500 shares previously. With 198,800 avg volume, 0 days are for WRIT MEDIA GROUP INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:WRIT)’s short sellers to cover WRIT’s short positions. The stock increased 6.42% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $0.14. About 64,900 shares traded. WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCMKTS:WRIT) has 0.00% since February 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, El Pollo Loco, Inc., develops, franchises, licenses, and operates quick-service restaurants under the El Pollo Loco name in the United States. The company has market cap of $365.27 million. As of December 11, 2017, it had approximately 470 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, and Utah. It has a 41.09 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as Chicken Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. in April 2014.

Among 9 analysts covering El Pollo Loco (NASDAQ:LOCO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. El Pollo Loco had 22 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, August 7 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 17. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of LOCO in report on Friday, November 13 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Jefferies. SunTrust maintained El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOCO) on Thursday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14.0 target in Friday, December 22 report. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 1. On Sunday, September 17 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”.

WRIT Media Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a content creation firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.04 million. It produces, acquires, licenses, and distributes music-related content in 3D and ultra-high definition for digital broadcast into digitally-enabled movie theaters, TV, and mobile streaming providers. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also licenses pre-Windows computer game libraries, as well as adapts and republishes titles under the Amiga, Atari, and MS-DOS brands for smartphones, modern game consoles, PCs, tablets, and other television streaming devices; and publishes related merchandise and characters from the games.

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