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

-0.14 (-1.00 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.81
50-Day Range
MA: $15.50
52-Week Range
Now: $13.81
Volume28,009 shs
Average Volume35,849 shs
Market Capitalization$155.91 million
P/E Ratio12.68
Dividend Yield3.15%
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$75.92 million
Cash Flow$1.38 per share
Book Value$16.61 per share


Net Income$12.62 million


Market Cap$155.91 million
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has ESSA Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

ESSA Bancorp's stock was trading at $13.47 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ESSA shares have increased by 2.5% and is now trading at $13.81. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of ESSA Bancorp?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ESSA Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for ESSA Bancorp.

When is ESSA Bancorp's next earnings date?

ESSA Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for ESSA Bancorp.

How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 10th. The financial services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $14.25 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.03 million. ESSA Bancorp had a net margin of 17.17% and a return on equity of 6.92%. View ESSA Bancorp's earnings history.

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

ESSA Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 16th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 13th. View ESSA Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for ESSA?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for ESSA Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate ESSA Bancorp's share price to reach $8.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 42.1%. View analysts' price targets for ESSA Bancorp.

Has ESSA Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ESSA stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutESSA Bancorp.

Are investors shorting ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 16,100 shares, an increase of 35.3% from the February 13th total of 11,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 13,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View ESSA Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Aspen Technology (AZPN), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), PacWest Bancorp (PACW), People's United Financial (PBCT), First Horizon National (FHN), KeyCorp (KEY) and Markel (MKL).

Who are ESSA Bancorp's key executives?

ESSA Bancorp's management team includes the following 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

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.81%), State Street Corp (1.41%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.14%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.87%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.66%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.54%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Allan A Muto, Charles Hangen, Christine Davis Gordon, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Elizabeth B Weekes, Gary S Olson, Peter A Gray and Robert L Selitto. View institutional ownership trends for ESSA Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundry Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and California Public Employees Retirement System. View insider buying and selling activity for ESSA Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are buying ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., State Street Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P, Strs Ohio, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Barclays PLC, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have bought ESSA Bancorp stock in the last two years include Charles Hangen, Christine Davis Gordon, and Peter A Gray. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is ESSA Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of ESSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.81.

How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $155.91 million and generates $75.92 million in revenue each year. ESSA Bancorp employs 256 workers across the globe. View additional information about ESSA Bancorp.

What is ESSA Bancorp's official website?

The official website for ESSA Bancorp is http://ir.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 [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  149 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  255
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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