Essendant Inc. (Essendant), formerly United Stationers Inc., is a wholesale distributor of workplace items. The Company stocks an assortment of over 180,000 products in categories, including janitorial and breakroom supplies, technology products, traditional office products, industrial supplies, office furniture, and automotive aftermarket tools and equipment. The Company has four operating segments: Business and Facility Essentials, ORS Industrial, CPO Commerce, Inc. (CPO) and Automotive. Business and Facility Essentials also included operations in Mexico conducted through a subsidiary, Azerty de Mexico. It offers private brand products within each of its product categories, which include Innovera technology products, Universal office products, Windsoft paper products, Boardwalk and UniSan janitorial and sanitation products, Alera office furniture and Anchor Brand and Best Welds welding, industrial, safety and oil field pipeline products.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Consumer Discretionary
- Industry: Business Equipment
- Sub-Industry: Office Services & Supplies
- Exchange: NASDAQ
- Symbol: ESND
- CUSIP: 91300410
- Previous Close: $21.42
- 50 Day Moving Average: $20.88
- 200 Day Moving Average: $19.61
- 52-Week Range: $36,968,000.00 - $14.72
- Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.98
- P/E Growth: -3.88
- Market Cap: $791.85M
- Outstanding Shares: 36,968,000
- Beta: 1.34
- Net Margins: -0.55%
- Return on Equity: 11.74%
- Return on Assets: 3.84%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.79%
- Current Ratio: 2.28%
- Quick Ratio: 1.12%
What is Essendant's stock symbol?
Essendant trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ESND."
How often does Essendant pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essendant?
Essendant declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, January 13th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 13th.
Where is Essendant's stock going? Where will Essendant's stock price be in 2017?
2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Essendant's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Essendant's share price to reach $29.00 in the next twelve months.
When will Essendant announce their earnings?
Essendant is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.
Who owns Essendant stock?
Essendant's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (15.09%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.04%), State Street Corp (2.38%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.64%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.62%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.49%). Company insiders that own Essendant stock include Carole W Tomko, Earl C Shanks, Eric A Blanchard, Robert Blaine Aiken Jr and Timothy P Connolly.
Who sold Essendant stock? Who is selling Essendant stock?
Essendant's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guggenheim Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Zebra Capital Management LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Systematic Financial Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Essendant stock in the last year include Carole W Tomko, Eric A Blanchard and Timothy P Connolly.
Who bought Essendant stock? Who is buying Essendant stock?
Essendant's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Comerica Bank, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Menta Capital LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Ellington Management Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Essendant stock in the last two years include Earl C Shanks and Robert Blaine Aiken Jr.
How do I buy Essendant stock?
Shares of Essendant can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Essendant stock cost?
One share of Essendant stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.42.