ESSA Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.46 (+2.73 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume23,147 shs
Average Volume31,480 shs
Market Capitalization$181.32 million
P/E Ratio10.80
Dividend Yield2.85%
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About ESSA Bancorp

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company. The firm engages in the provision of banking, trust and advisory services. It offers personal and business banking, government financial services, investment and wealth management, retirement planning and insurance products. It operates through the following segments: Real Estate Loans, Commercial, Obligations of states and political subdivisions, Home equity loans and lines of credit, Auto loans and Other. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Stroudsburg, PA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.14 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

527th out of 1,330 stocks

Savings Institutions, Except Federal Industry

6th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is ESSA Bancorp a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ESSA Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" ESSA Bancorp stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ESSA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than ESSA Bancorp?

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Are investors shorting ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 18,500 shares, a decline of 40.7% from the July 29th total of 31,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 46,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. Approximately 0.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is ESSA Bancorp's next earnings date?

ESSA Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, December 13th 2021.
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How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $15.45 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.74 million. ESSA Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.33% and a net margin of 22.20%.
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How has ESSA Bancorp's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

ESSA Bancorp's stock was trading at $13.47 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ESSA stock has increased by 28.3% and is now trading at $17.28.
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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 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, September 30th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 15th.
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Is ESSA Bancorp a good dividend stock?

ESSA Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.85%. The dividend payout ratio of ESSA Bancorp is 34.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ESSA Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.92% next year. This indicates that ESSA Bancorp will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ESSA?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for ESSA Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate ESSA Bancorp's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.2%.
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Who are ESSA Bancorp's key executives?

ESSA Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Gary S. Olson, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Charles D. Hangen, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Allan A. Muto, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Peter Gray, Chief Banking Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Diane K. Reimer, Senior VP-Administration & Operations Division

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

7 employees have rated ESSA Bancorp CEO Gary S. Olson on Gary S. Olson has an approval rating of 64% among ESSA Bancorp's employees.

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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 (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."

Who are ESSA Bancorp's major shareholders?

ESSA Bancorp's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FJ Capital Management LLC (9.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.08%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.53%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.17%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.01%) and Bridgeway Capital Management LLC (1.01%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Peter A Gray and Thomas J Grayuski.
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Which institutional investors are selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, and Bridgeway Capital Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FJ Capital Management LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Ergoteles LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Cedar Brook Financial Partners LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Philadelphia Trust Co., and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC.
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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 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 $17.28.

How much money does ESSA Bancorp make?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $181.32 million and generates $77.33 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $14.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does ESSA Bancorp have?

ESSA Bancorp employs 243 workers across the globe.

What is ESSA Bancorp's official website?

The official website for ESSA Bancorp is

Where are ESSA Bancorp's headquarters?

ESSA Bancorp is headquartered at 200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg PA, 18360.

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 9/19/2021 by Staff
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