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BREAKING: The truth about war with China (Ad)
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QQQ   358.27
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BREAKING: The truth about war with China (Ad)
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NASDAQ:ESSA

ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$15.01
+0.08 (+0.54%)
(As of 09/29/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
$14.75
$15.34
50-Day Range
$14.87
$17.36
52-Week Range
$12.79
$21.80
Volume
14,031 shs
Average Volume
23,196 shs
Market Capitalization
$156.10 million
P/E Ratio
7.39
Dividend Yield
4.00%
Price Target
$17.00

ESSA Bancorp MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
0.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.3% Upside
$17.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.48mentions of ESSA Bancorp in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$144,905 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.54%
From $1.85 to $1.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.23 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

568th out of 881 stocks

Savings Institutions, Except Federal Industry

10th out of 20 stocks


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About ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) Stock

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 Price History

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ESSA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
9/14/2023
Dividend Payable
9/29/2023
Today
9/30/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2023

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

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.3%
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
0.00
Research Coverage
0 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$20.07 million
Pretax Margin
28.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$71.32 million
Cash Flow
$2.02 per share
Book Value
$20.47 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
9,690,000
Market Cap
$156.10 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.29
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Key Executives

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













ESSA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock price forecast for 2023?

0 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for ESSA Bancorp's shares. Their ESSA share price forecasts range from $17.00 to $17.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $17.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have ESSA shares performed in 2023?

ESSA Bancorp's stock was trading at $20.87 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, ESSA stock has decreased by 28.1% and is now trading at $15.01.
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Are investors shorting ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 129,200 shares, a decline of 16.5% from the August 31st total of 154,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 35,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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, October 25th 2023.
View our ESSA earnings forecast
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How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $17.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.52 million. ESSA Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.13% and a net margin of 22.87%.

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

ESSA Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 22nd. Shareholders of record on Saturday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 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 4.02%. ESSA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. 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 29.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ESSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.61% 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).

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock symbol?

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

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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What is ESSA Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ESSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.01.

How much money does ESSA Bancorp make?

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) has a market capitalization of $156.10 million and generates $71.32 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $20.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.03 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does ESSA Bancorp have?

The company employs 230 workers across the globe.

How can I contact ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp's mailing address is 200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg PA, 18360. The official website for the company is ir.essabank.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (570) 421-0531, via email at slefferson@essabank.com, or via fax at 516-466-3132.

This page (NASDAQ:ESSA) was last updated on 10/1/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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