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
  • Sub-Industry: Thrifts & Mortgage Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ESSA
  • CUSIP: 29667D10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $167.75 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 11,596,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.95
  • 52 Week Range: $12.93 - $16.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.15
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $50.95 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.58
  • Book Value: $16.91 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.93
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • Net Margins: 10.35%
  • Return on Equity: 3.97%
  • Return on Assets: 0.40%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.10%
  • Current Ratio: 0.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
  • Average Volume: 9,881 shs.
  • Beta: 0.27
  • Short Ratio: 5.71

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Saturday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Saturday, September 30th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. View ESSA Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $13.28 million for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a net margin of 10.35% and a return on equity of 3.97%. 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, October, 24th 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

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 $15.71.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  33 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  46 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  79
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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
Consensus Price Target History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Price Target History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Analysts' Ratings History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/19/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldHighView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 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
10/24/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q3 2017$0.16$13.28 millionViewN/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:9/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:2.29%
Payout Ratio:57.14% (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: 42.93%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)
Institutional Ownership 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
10/2/2017Gary S OlsonInsiderSell3,624$15.97$57,875.28View SEC Filing  
9/25/2017Gary S. OlsonInsiderSell8,000$15.07$120,560.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2017Gary S. OlsonInsiderSell8,000$14.95$119,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2017Gary S. OlsonInsiderSell8,000$14.81$118,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2017Gary S. OlsonInsiderSell8,000$14.83$118,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2017Gary S. OlsonInsiderSell8,000$14.81$118,480.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoETFs with exposure to ESSA Bancorp, Inc. : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 7:19 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Sells $57,875.28 in Stock - October 4 at 1:24 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. : ESSA-US: Dividend Analysis : September 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 7:13 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Sells $120,560.00 in Stock - September 27 at 4:28 PM logoInsider Selling: ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Sells 8,000 Shares of Stock - September 20 at 1:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to ESSA Bancorp, Inc. : September 19, 2017 - September 19 at 6:23 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. :ESSA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : September 15, 2017 - September 15 at 6:57 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Insider Gary S. Olson Sells 8,000 Shares - September 12 at 4:16 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Plans $0.09 Quarterly Dividend - September 1 at 5:51 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) Posts Earnings Results - July 27 at 12:39 PM logoBRIEF-Essa Bancorp Q3 earnings per share $0.16 - July 27 at 12:01 AM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter, Nine Month Financial Results - July 26 at 6:59 PM logoESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 22 at 11:04 AM logoForm 4 ESSA Bancorp, Inc. For: Jun 02 Filed by: Olson Gary S - June 6 at 10:27 PM logoBRIEF-Essa Bancorp Q2 earnings per share $0.15 - April 27 at 11:11 AM logoEssa Bancorp posts 2Q profit - April 26 at 7:30 PM logoESSA BANCORP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 2 at 5:20 PM 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. 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 logoBRIEF-ESSA Bancorp Announces reports Q4 EPS of $0.14 - October 27 at 9:34 AM logoBRIEF-Essa Bancorp Inc Q3 earnings per share $0.20 - July 28 at 3:37 PM logoESSA Bancorp declares $0.09 dividend - June 1 at 6:00 AM



ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Chart for Monday, October, 16, 2017

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