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NASDAQ:ESSAESSA Bancorp Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.22 (+1.54 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.54
50-Day Range
MA: $12.35
52-Week Range
Now: $14.54
Volume32,948 shs
Average Volume21,327 shs
Market Capitalization$164.16 million
P/E Ratio13.02
Dividend Yield3.07%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars

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$1.41 per share
Book Value$16.61 per share


Net Income$12.62 million


Market Cap$164.16 million
Next Earnings Date8/14/2020 (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 stock has increased by 7.9% and is now trading at $14.54. View which stocks have been most 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 Friday, August 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for ESSA Bancorp.

How were ESSA Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.32. The financial services provider earned $14.44 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.87 million. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 7.12% and a net margin of 17.93%. 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, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 16th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 15th. View ESSA Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for ESSA?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for ESSA Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate ESSA Bancorp's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 45.0%. View analysts' price targets for ESSA Bancorp.

Has ESSA Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ESSA stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutESSA Bancorp.

Are investors shorting ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 18,800 shares, a drop of 10.0% from the April 30th total of 20,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 23,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the company 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), First Horizon National (FHN), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), KeyCorp (KEY), Markel (MKL), Marathon Petroleum (MPC) and PacWest Bancorp (PACW).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (4.46%), State Street Corp (1.56%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.93%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.65%), Pinnacle Holdings LLC (0.61%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.56%). Company insiders that own ESSA Bancorp stock include 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 major investors are selling ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Martingale Asset Management L P, UBS Group AG, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Pinnacle Holdings LLC, and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for ESSA Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying ESSA Bancorp stock?

ESSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Philadelphia Trust Co., State Street Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $14.54.

How big of a company is ESSA Bancorp?

ESSA Bancorp has a market capitalization of $164.16 million and generates $75.92 million in revenue each year. ESSA Bancorp employs 256 workers across the globe.

What is ESSA Bancorp's official website?

The official website for ESSA Bancorp is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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