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ESSA Bancorp Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:ESSA)

$17.43
-0.12 (-0.68%)
(As of 01:14 PM ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$17.43
$17.55
50-Day Range
$14.50
$17.55
52-Week Range
$12.79
$21.47
Volume
4,746 shs
Average Volume
21,916 shs
Market Capitalization
$181.29 million
P/E Ratio
9.17
Dividend Yield
3.44%
Price Target
N/A

ESSA Bancorp MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
0.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$14,850 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.30%
From $1.77 to $1.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.20 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

8th out of 681 stocks

Savings Institutions, Except Federal Industry

1st out of 16 stocks


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About ESSA Bancorp Stock (NASDAQ:ESSA)

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank 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 other consumer loans, as well as loans secured by deposits and personal unsecured loans. In addition, 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. It operates community offices, including offices in Monroe County, Lehigh County, Northampton County, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

ESSA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
9/14/2023
Dividend Payable
9/29/2023
Last Earnings
10/25/2023
Today
12/08/2023
Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/29/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Savings institutions, except federal
Sub-Industry
Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ESSA
CUSIP
29667D10
Employees
230
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$18.58 million
Pretax Margin
28.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$69.30 million
Cash Flow
$2.11 per share
Book Value
$20.47 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
9,690,000
Market Cap
$182.54 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.27
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gary S. Olson (Age 69)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.15M
  • Mr. Peter A. GrayMr. Peter A. Gray (Age 58)
    Senior EVP & COO
    Comp: $642.19k
  • Mr. Charles D. Hangen (Age 50)
    Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer
    Comp: $578.24k
  • Mr. Allan A. Muto (Age 63)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $471.65k
  • Stephanie Lefferson
    Corporate Secretary & Investor and Community Relations
  • James V. Fareri
    General Counsel
  • Mr. Thomas J. Grayuski (Age 62)
    Chief Human Resource Officer & Senior VP
    Comp: $227.68k
  • Mr. Robert L. Selitto
    Senior VP & Controller














ESSA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have ESSA shares performed in 2023?

ESSA Bancorp's stock was trading at $20.87 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ESSA shares have decreased by 16.5% and is now trading at $17.43.
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When is ESSA Bancorp's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 24th 2024.
View our ESSA earnings forecast
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How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.05. The financial services provider had revenue of $17.52 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.63 million. ESSA Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.53% and a net margin of 19.89%.

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

ESSA Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th.
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Is ESSA Bancorp a good dividend stock?

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.59%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 31.58%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ESSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.46% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for ESSA.

What is Gary S. Olson's approval rating as ESSA Bancorp's CEO?

7 employees have rated ESSA Bancorp Chief Executive Officer Gary S. Olson on Glassdoor.com. Gary S. Olson has an approval rating of 64% among the company's employees.

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 (FHN), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), Markel Group (MKL), Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and PacWest Bancorp (PACW).

Who are ESSA Bancorp's major shareholders?

ESSA Bancorp's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.51%), Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV (0.29%), Stilwell Value LLC (0.24%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.23%) and Northeast Financial Group Inc. (0.22%). Insiders that own company stock include Peter A Gray, Peter A Gray and Robert C Selig Jr.
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How do I buy shares of ESSA Bancorp?

Shares of ESSA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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This page (NASDAQ:ESSA) was last updated on 12/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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