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

+0.57 (+3.35 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.60
50-Day Range
MA: $16.72
52-Week Range
Now: $17.60
Volume18,264 shs
Average Volume12,666 shs
Market Capitalization$200.80 million
P/E Ratio15.66
Dividend Yield2.35%
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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Savings institutions, except federal
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ESSA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.32 million
Cash Flow$0.97 per share
Book Value$15.20 per share


Net Income$6.53 million


Market Cap$200.80 million
Next Earnings Date12/11/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 Thursday, November 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Monday, December 30th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 13th. This is a boost from ESSA Bancorp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View ESSA Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter. The financial services provider had revenue of $13.86 million for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.52% and a net margin of 15.87%. 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 Wednesday, December 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ESSA Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for ESSA?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for ESSA Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect ESSA Bancorp's share price to reach $8.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 54.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for ESSA Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ESSA Bancorp?

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

Has ESSA Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ESSA stock have trended neutral on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for ESSA Bancorp.

Are investors shorting ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp saw a decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 20,500 shares, a decrease of 33.9% from the October 31st total of 31,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), Aspen Technology (AZPN), First Horizon National (FHN), Markel (MKL), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Array Biopharma (Arry), First Financial Northwest (FFNW), Freshpet (FRPT) and Hardinge (HDNG).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (1.29%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.23%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.25%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.13%) and Barclays PLC (0.04%). 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, Robert L Selitto and Thomas J Grayuski. 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 Foundry Partners LLC and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold ESSA Bancorp company stock in the last year include Elizabeth B Weekes 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 State Street Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System and Rhumbline Advisers. 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 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 $17.60.

How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $200.80 million and generates $72.32 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:  97 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  232
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 12/7/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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