Diamonds and Dogs
El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (LOCO)
El Pollo Loco is going crazy today, up 12.92% to $27.10. The restaurant company saw its shares rally higher after better than expected earnings. For the quarter, El Pollo Loco management announced revenue of $87.97 million or $0.12 per share. Analysts' were expecting revenue of $87.48 million and $0.12 per share. The company said that comparable restaurant sales grew 7.6% year over year in the fourth quarter. Shares of El Pollo Loco climbed over $3.00 today but are still well off of their 52-week high of $41.70.
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. (SHOS)
Sears Hometown is getting beat up today, down 29.85% to $9.12. The retailer saw its shares fall after reporting a fourth quarter loss. For the quarter, Sears Hometown posted a loss of $4.6 million or negative $0.20 per share. For the year, the company reported a loss of $168.8 million, or $7.45 per share. Shares of Sears Hometown dropped nearly $4.00 today and hit a new 52-week low of $9.02 intraday.