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ESSA Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.10 (-0.63 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.82
50-Day Range
MA: $13.95
52-Week Range
Now: $15.82
Volume15,324 shs
Average Volume17,778 shs
Market Capitalization$173.24 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.76%
ESSA Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust that provides a range of financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in Pennsylvania. The company accepts savings accounts, interest bearing demand accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, club accounts, certificates of deposit and IRAs, and other qualified plan accounts, as well as commercial checking accounts. Its loan portfolio includes first mortgage loans for the purchase, construction, or refinancing of one- to four-family residential real estate property; commercial real estate loans; home equity loans and lines of credit; and commercial and consumer loans, including indirect auto loans, as well as loans secured by deposits and personal unsecured loans. In addition, it the company offers insurance benefits consulting services, such as health insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, dental, vision, 401(K) retirement planning, and individual health products, as well as asset management and trust, and investment services. As of September 30, 2019, it operated 22 full-service banking offices, including 7 offices in Monroe County, 3 offices in Lehigh County, 6 offices in Northampton County, 1 office in Lackawanna County, 1 office in Luzerne County, 1 office in Chester County, 2 offices in Delaware County, and 1 office in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.66 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Savings institutions, except federal
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ESSA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$75.92 million
Cash Flow$1.70 per share
Book Value$16.61 per share


Net Income$12.62 million


Market Cap$173.24 million
Next Earnings Date12/2/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
-0.10 (-0.63 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has ESSA Bancorp's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

ESSA Bancorp's stock was trading at $13.47 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ESSA stock has increased by 17.4% and is now trading at $15.82.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of ESSA Bancorp?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ESSA Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is ESSA Bancorp's next earnings date?

ESSA Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December 2nd 2020.
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How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.05. ESSA Bancorp had a net margin of 18.92% and a return on equity of 7.46%.
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How often does ESSA Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for ESSA?

1 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for ESSA Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect ESSA Bancorp's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.2%.
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Are investors shorting ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 62,200 shares, an increase of 17.6% from the October 31st total of 52,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 16,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 0.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of ESSA Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of ESSA Bancorp own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ESSA Bancorp investors own include General Electric (GE), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Aspen Technology (AZPN), First Horizon National (FHN), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), Markel (MKL), Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and PacWest Bancorp (PACW).

Who are ESSA Bancorp's key executives?

ESSA Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary S. Olson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 66, Pay $772.56k)
  • Mr. Allan A. Muto, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $394.51k)
  • Mr. Charles D. Hangen, Exec. VP & COO (Age 47, Pay $420.72k)
  • Ms. Diane K. Reimer, Sr. VP of Admin. & Operations Division (Age 64)
  • Ms. Suzie T. Farley, VP of Investor & Community Relations
  • James V. Fareri, Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Thomas J. Grayuski, Sr. VP of HR Services Division (Age 59)
  • Mr. Robert L. Selitto, Sr. VP & Controller
  • Mr. Peter A. Gray, Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 55)
  • Stephanie Lefferson, Corp. Sec.

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock symbol?

ESSA Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ESSA."

Who are ESSA Bancorp's major shareholders?

ESSA Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Maltese Capital Management LLC (6.55%), BlackRock Inc. (4.33%), Gendell Jeffrey L (1.91%), State Street Corp (1.80%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.16%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.60%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Charles Hangen, Christine Davis Gordon, Elizabeth B Weekes, Peter A Gray and Robert L Selitto.
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Which major investors are selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maltese Capital Management LLC, Pinnacle Holdings LLC, Foundry Partners LLC, State Street Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc..
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Which major investors are buying ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zebra Capital Management LLC, Gendell Jeffrey L, Quadrant Private Wealth Management LLC, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have bought ESSA Bancorp stock in the last two years include Charles Hangen, Christine Davis Gordon, and Peter A Gray.
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How do I buy shares of ESSA Bancorp?

Shares of ESSA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ESSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.82.

How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $173.24 million and generates $75.92 million in revenue each year. ESSA Bancorp employs 243 workers across the globe.

What is ESSA Bancorp's official website?

The official website for ESSA Bancorp is ir.essabank.com.

How can I contact ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp's mailing address is 200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg PA, 18360. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 570-421-0531 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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