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

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$16.08 +0.28 (+1.77 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.80
Today's Range$15.96 - $16.18
52-Week Range$14.16 - $16.80
Volume9,600 shs
Average Volume14,000 shs
Market Capitalization$188.77 million
P/E Ratio26.68
Dividend Yield2.50%
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. Its deposit products include 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 for businesses. The company's loan portfolio comprises 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, 2017, the company operated 25 full-service banking offices, including 10 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Savings institutions, except federal
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ESSA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73
Current Ratio0.90
Quick Ratio0.90


Trailing P/E Ratio26.68
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$72.32 million
Price / Sales2.62
Cash Flow$1.0770 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.93
Book Value$15.76 per share
Price / Book1.02


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$6.53 million
Net Margins9.03%
Return on Equity3.64%
Return on Assets0.36%


Outstanding Shares11,790,000
Market Cap$188.77 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 21st. Investors of record on Sunday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. This is an increase 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter. The financial services provider earned $13.97 million during the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 3.64% and a net margin of 9.03%. 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, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ESSA Bancorp.

Has ESSA Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ESSA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of ESSA Bancorp's key competitors?

Who are ESSA Bancorp's key executives?

ESSA Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary S. Olson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Allan A. Muto, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Charles D. Hangen, Exec. VP & COO (Age 45)
  • Ms. Diane K. Reimer, Sr. VP of Admin. & Operations Division (Age 62)
  • Ms. Suzie T. Farley, VP of Investor & Community Relations & Corp. Sec.

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 Maltese Capital Management LLC (5.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.79%), BlackRock Inc. (4.12%), PL Capital Advisors LLC (3.44%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.66%) and Banc Funds Co. LLC (0.79%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Allan A Muto, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, 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 institutional investors are selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banc Funds Co. LLC, Foundry Partners LLC and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold ESSA Bancorp company stock in the last year include Allan A Muto, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Gary S Olson, Robert L Selitto and Thomas J Grayuski. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESSA Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are buying ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PL Capital Advisors LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $16.08.

How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $188.77 million and generates $72.32 million in revenue each year. ESSA Bancorp employs 323 workers across the globe.

What is ESSA Bancorp's official website?

The official website for ESSA Bancorp is

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:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  110 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  187
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 12/18/2018 by Staff

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