ESSA Bancorp Company Profile (NASDAQ:ESSA)

About ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)

ESSA Bancorp logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust (the Bank). The Bank is a community-oriented savings bank. The Bank provides financial services to individuals, families and businesses through its banking offices, located in Monroe, Northampton, Lehigh, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The Bank's business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in residential first mortgage loans (including construction mortgage loans), commercial real estate loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, commercial and consumer loans (including indirect auto loans). The Bank's deposit accounts consist of savings accounts, interest bearing demand accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, club accounts, certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and other qualified plan accounts.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Banks - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ESSA
  • CUSIP: 29667D10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $159.09 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,592,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.19
  • 52 Week Range: $12.93 - $16.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.53
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $51.98 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.06
  • Book Value: $16.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.89
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • Net Margins: 10.80%
  • Return on Equity: 4.19%
  • Return on Assets: 0.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.11%
  • Current Ratio: 0.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
  • Average Volume: 18,924 shs.
  • Beta: 0.26
  • Short Ratio: 2.2
Frequently Asked Questions for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)

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, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 14th. 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, April, 26th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter. The company earned $13.09 million during the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 4.19% and a net margin of 10.80%. View ESSA Bancorp's Earnings History.

When will ESSA Bancorp make its next earnings announcement?

ESSA Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for ESSA Bancorp.

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:

  • William A. Viechnicki DDS, Chairman of the Board
  • Gary S. Olson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director; President and Chief Executive Officer of ESSA Bank & Trust
  • Charles D. Hangen, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Steven Patterson, Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
  • Diane K. Reimer, Senior Vice President - Administration Division of ESSA Bank & Trust
  • V. Gail Bryant, Senior Vice President - Retail Services Division of ESSA Bank & Trust
  • Thomas J. Grayuski, Vice President - Human Resources Services Division of ESSA Bank & Trust
  • Allan A. Muto, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of ESSA Bank & Trust
  • Joseph S. Durkin, Independent Director
  • Timothy S. Fallon, Independent Director

Who owns ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.78%), Stilwell Value LLC (0.24%) and Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.13%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include Allan A Muto, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Peter A Gray, Robert L Selitto, Stephen H Patterson, Thomas J Grayuski, V Gail Bryant and William A Viechnicki. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ESSA Bancorp.

Who sold ESSA Bancorp stock? Who is selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA Bancorp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold ESSA Bancorp stock in the last year include Allan A Muto, Daniel J Henning, Diane K Reimer, Robert L Selitto, Thomas J Grayuski, V Gail Bryant and William A Viechnicki. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESSA Bancorp.

How do I buy ESSA Bancorp stock?

Shares of ESSA Bancorp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Bancorp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.02.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  11 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  38
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/19/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldHighView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Earnings by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Earnings History by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/25/2017N/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q2 2017$0.15$13.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q1 2017$0.17$0.18$13.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q4$0.27$0.14$14.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q3$0.22$0.20$14.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q2$0.20$0.20$14.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q1$0.19$12.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q3$0.23$12.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q115$0.25$12.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q2 14$0.14$10.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q4$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.70 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.11 EPS


Current Dividend Information for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Most Recent Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:2.40%
Payout Ratio:53.73% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
51.43% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.43% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)

Dividend History by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 12.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 39.66%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/8/2017Daniel J HenningDirectorSell1,500$14.78$22,170.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Daniel J HenningDirectorSell937$14.75$13,820.75View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017Daniel J HenningDirectorSell3,200$14.65$46,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017William A ViechnickiDirectorSell2,000$14.73$29,460.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017V Gail BryantInsiderSell3,350$14.75$49,412.50View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017V Gail BryantInsiderSell2,500$14.71$36,775.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017V Gail BryantInsiderSell5,000$14.92$74,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Peter A. GrayInsiderBuy1,000$14.98$14,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017V Gail BryantInsiderSell15,201$15.50$235,615.50View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017V Gail BryantSVPSell8,092$15.75$127,449.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017V Gail BryantSVPSell100$15.75$1,575.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2017V Gail BryantInsiderSell3,661$16.45$60,223.45View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Allan A. MutoCFOSell2,524$16.52$41,696.48View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017Thomas J. GrayuskiVPSell20,485$16.11$330,013.35View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Robert L. SelittoVPSell15,000$15.65$234,750.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Diane K. ReimerInsiderSell2,342$16.06$37,612.52View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Robert L. SelittoVPSell477$16.01$7,636.77View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Allan A. MutoCFOSell2,338$14.51$33,924.38View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016William A ViechnickiDirectorSell6,202$13.94$86,455.88View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Stephen H PattersonSVPBuy1,000$14.11$14,110.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Daniel J HenningDirectorSell10,000$13.61$136,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Daniel J HenningDirectorSell10,000$13.60$136,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015William A. ViechnickiDirectorSell2,000$13.28$26,560.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015V Gail BryantInsiderSell2,110$13.28$28,020.80View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Timothy S FallonDirectorBuy1,000$12.50$12,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Timothy S FallonDirectorBuy1,000$12.48$12,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2014Philip H Iv HosbachDirectorBuy445$11.34$5,046.30View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Timothy S FallonDirectorBuy3,160$11.47$36,245.20View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014William A ViechnickiDirectorBuy5,000$10.56$52,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Joseph SvetikDirectorSell5,625$11.54$64,912.50View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Gary S OlsonCEOSell10,000$11.38$113,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Joseph SvetikDirectorSell6,000$10.89$65,340.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Joseph SvetikDirectorSell4,000$11.05$44,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Latest Headlines for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
DateHeadline logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 22 at 11:04 AM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. : ESSA-US: Dividend Analysis : June 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 16, 2017 - June 16 at 3:44 PM logoETFs with exposure to ESSA Bancorp, Inc. : June 14, 2017 - June 14 at 6:13 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Director Daniel J. Henning Sells 1,500 Shares - June 12 at 4:38 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Director Sells $13,820.75 in Stock - June 8 at 8:40 PM logoForm 4 ESSA Bancorp, Inc. For: Jun 02 Filed by: Olson Gary S - June 6 at 10:27 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.09 (ESSA) - May 31 at 5:32 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Director Sells $46,880.00 in Stock - May 26 at 1:50 PM logoETFs with exposure to ESSA Bancorp, Inc. : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 4:45 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. :ESSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 4:49 PM logoTheStreet Downgrades ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) to C+ - May 19 at 2:50 PM logoWilliam A. Viechnicki Sells 2,000 Shares of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Stock - May 11 at 4:28 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Sells $49,412.50 in Stock - May 9 at 1:14 PM logoInsider Selling: ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Sells 2,500 Shares of Stock - May 5 at 10:57 PM logoV Gail Bryant Sells 5,000 Shares of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Stock - May 4 at 1:29 AM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Peter A. Gray Purchases 1,000 Shares - May 4 at 12:34 AM logoVery Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Stock Price - May 3 at 1:53 PM logoPeter A. Gray Purchases 1,000 Shares of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Stock - May 2 at 7:14 PM logoESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.07 - April 29 at 11:59 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Announces Earnings Results - April 27 at 8:00 PM logoBRIEF-Essa Bancorp Q2 earnings per share $0.15 - April 27 at 11:11 AM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter, First Half Financial Results - April 26 at 10:38 PM logoEssa Bancorp posts 2Q profit - April 26 at 7:30 PM logoESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 25 at 11:04 AM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Receives "Hold" Rating from Maxim Group - April 23 at 4:30 PM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 2 at 5:20 PM logoESSA Pharma Provides Business Update and Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended December … - February 13 at 8:58 AM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 9 at 5:37 PM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibi - January 26 at 6:24 PM logoBRIEF-ESSA Bancorp Inc reports Q1 earnings per share $0.18 - January 25 at 11:23 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Financial Results - January 25 at 6:22 PM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Financials - December 20 at 6:28 PM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - December 14 at 4:04 PM logoReminder - ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - December 12 at 11:47 AM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - November 22 at 10:33 PM logoBRIEF-ESSA secures US$10 million term loan from Silicon Valley Bank - November 21 at 9:52 AM logoForm 4 ESSA Bancorp, Inc. For: Nov 15 Filed by: Viechnicki William A - November 18 at 10:40 AM logoLocal Bank Rings in Centennial Anniversary at NASDAQ - November 16 at 5:03 PM logoEssa Bancorp downgraded by Maxim Group - October 28 at 4:41 PM logoBRIEF-ESSA Bancorp Announces reports Q4 EPS of $0.14 - October 27 at 9:34 AM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results - October 26 at 4:57 PM logoBRIEF-Essa Bancorp Inc Q3 earnings per share $0.20 - July 28 at 3:37 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter, Nine Months 2016 Financial Results - July 28 at 3:37 PM logoESSA Bancorp declares $0.09 dividend - June 1 at 6:00 AM



ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Chart for Tuesday, July, 25, 2017

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