NASDAQ:ESSA - ESSA Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.18 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 02:48 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.18
Today's Range$15.10 - $15.35
52-Week Range$14.77 - $16.80
Volume5,800 shs
Average Volume13,641 shs
Market Capitalization$173.19 million
P/E Ratio14.90
Dividend Yield2.64%
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 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, 2018, the company 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. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1916 and is based in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.32 million
Cash Flow$0.9529 per share
Book Value$16.10 per share


Net Income$6.53 million


Market Cap$173.19 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock symbol?

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

How often does ESSA Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, March 4th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. View ESSA Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter. The financial services provider earned $13.86 million during the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 15.62%. View ESSA Bancorp's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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." View Analyst Ratings for ESSA Bancorp.

Has ESSA Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ESSA stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), Aspen Technology (AZPN), First Horizon National (FHN), Markel (MKL), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Array Biopharma (Arry), First Financial Northwest (FFNW), Freshpet (FRPT) and Hardinge (HDNG).

Who are ESSA Bancorp's key executives?

ESSA Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary S. Olson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Allan A. Muto, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Charles D. Hangen, Exec. VP & COO (Age 46)
  • Ms. Diane K. Reimer, Sr. VP of Admin. & Operations Division (Age 63)
  • Ms. Suzie T. Farley, VP of Investor & Community Relations

Who are ESSA Bancorp's major shareholders?

ESSA Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.76%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.33%), BlackRock Inc. (4.06%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.37%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.28%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.11%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Allan A Muto, Christine Davis Gordon, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Elizabeth B Weekes, Gary S Olson, Joseph S Durkin, Peter A Gray, Robert L Selitto and Thomas J Grayuski. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ESSA Bancorp.

Which major investors are selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Foundry Partners LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold ESSA Bancorp company stock in the last year include Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Elizabeth B Weekes, Gary S Olson and Robert L Selitto. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESSA Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Andesa Financial Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Peoples Financial Services CORP., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Northern Trust Corp and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought ESSA Bancorp stock in the last two years include Christine Davis Gordon, Joseph S Durkin and Peter A Gray. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESSA Bancorp.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ESSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.18.

How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $173.19 million and generates $72.32 million in revenue each year. ESSA Bancorp employs 256 workers across the globe.

What is ESSA Bancorp's official website?

The official website for ESSA Bancorp is

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  118 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  201
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ESSA Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESSA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESSA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by Staff

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