NASDAQ:ESSA - ESSA Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $16.00 -0.15 (-0.93 %) (As of 02/21/2019 08:24 AM ET)Previous Close$16.15Today's Range$15.98 - $16.1552-Week Range$14.16 - $16.50Volume18,792 shsAverage Volume14,364 shsMarket Capitalization$189.12 millionP/E Ratio15.83Dividend Yield2.48%Beta0.19 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive ESSA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ESSA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Savings institutions, except federal Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:ESSA Previous Symbol CUSIP29667D10 Webwww.essabank.com Phone570-421-0531Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61 Current Ratio0.89 Quick Ratio0.89Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.83 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$72.32 million Price / Sales2.62 Cash Flow$0.9456 per share Price / Cash Flow16.92 Book Value$15.63 per share Price / Book1.02Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$6.53 million Net Margins15.11% Return on Equity6.21% Return on Assets0.61%Miscellaneous Employees277 Outstanding Shares11,820,000Market Cap$189.12 million 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 Wednesday, November 21st. Stockholders of record on Sunday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. This is a boost from ESSA Bancorp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. View ESSA Bancorp's Dividend History. How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter? ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) released its earnings results on Monday, February, 11th. The financial services provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter. The financial services provider had revenue of $14.01 million for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.21% and a net margin of 15.11%. View ESSA Bancorp's Earnings History. When is ESSA Bancorp's next earnings date? ESSA Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ESSA Bancorp. 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? Press coverage about ESSA stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a news impact score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of ESSA Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to ESSA Bancorp include United Community Financial (UCFC), PCSB Financial (PCSB), Home Bancorp (HBCP), Southern Missouri Bancorp (SMBC), Greene County Bancorp (GCBC), Timberland Bancorp (TSBK), FS Bancorp (FSBW), First Northwest BanCorp (FNWB), Entegra Financial (ENFC), Prudential Bancorp (PBIP), Rhinebeck Bancorp (RBKB), Wellesley Bancorp (WEBK), Anchor Bancorp (ANCB), Home Loan Financial (HLFN) and KS Bancorp (KSBI). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.22%), Gendell Jeffrey L (1.36%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (0.63%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.63%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.54%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Allan A Muto, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Elizabeth B Weekes, Gary S Olson, Joseph S Durkin, Peter A Gray, Robert L Selitto, Thomas J Grayuski, V Gail Bryant and William A Viechnicki. 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 Gendell Jeffrey L and Banc Funds Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold ESSA Bancorp company stock in the last year include Allan A Muto, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Rhumbline Advisers, Geode Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought ESSA Bancorp stock in the last two years include 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 $16.00. How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp? ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $189.12 million and generates $72.32 million in revenue each year. ESSA Bancorp employs 277 workers across the globe. What is ESSA Bancorp's official website? The official website for ESSA Bancorp is http://www.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 ir.essabank.com. MarketBeat Community Rating for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 80 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 114 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 194MarketBeat'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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the conference call important?