NYSE:ESE - ESCO Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$67.85 +1.05 (+1.57 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 02:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$67.85
Today's Range$66.75 - $68.00
52-Week Range$51.55 - $68.00
Volume86,196 shs
Average Volume90,163 shs
Market Capitalization$1.70 billion
P/E Ratio28.13
Dividend Yield0.48%
Beta1.04
ESCO Technologies logoESCO Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and supplies engineered products and systems for utility, industrial, aerospace, and commercial applications worldwide. The company's Filtration segment supplies filtration and fluid control products, including filter elements, manifolds, assemblies, modules, indicators, custom and standard valves, filters, regulators, actuators, and other related components; and elastomeric-based signature reduction solutions. Its RF Shielding and Test segment designs and manufactures RF test facilities, acoustic test enclosures, RF and magnetically shielded rooms, secure communication facilities, RF measurement systems, and broadcast and recording studios; and components, such as RF absorptive materials, RF filters, active compensation systems, antennas, antenna masts, turntables, electric and magnetic probes, RF test cells, proprietary measurement software, and other test accessories to perform various tests. This segment also provides calibration for antennas and field probes, chamber certification, field surveys, customer training, and various product tests. The company's Utility Solutions Group segment develops, manufactures, and delivers diagnostic testing solutions, which include electric power grid and enterprise management systems for electrical equipment. This segment's solutions include protection diagnostics with the Doble Protection Suite and F6000 series, the M4100 and transformational technology of the M7100 Doble Tester, the dobleARMS asset risk management system, and Doble's Enoserv PowerBase and DUCe compliance tools. Its Technical Packaging segment offers thermoformed products and packaging materials for medical, pharmaceutical, retail, food, and electronic applications. The company distributes its products through a network of distributors, sales representatives, direct sales teams, and in-house sales personnel. ESCO Technologies Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:ESE
CUSIP29631510
Phone314-213-7200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio2.05
Quick Ratio1.32

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.13
Forward P/E Ratio25.32
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$685.74 million
Price / Sales2.56
Cash Flow$3.4424 per share
Price / Cash19.71
Book Value$26.01 per share
Price / Book2.61

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$53.70 million
Net Margins11.09%
Return on Equity8.76%
Return on Assets4.91%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,254
Outstanding Shares25,910,000
Market Cap$1.70 billion

ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ESCO Technologies' stock symbol?

ESCO Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ESE."

How often does ESCO Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ESCO Technologies?

ESCO Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Wednesday, October 17th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 2nd. View ESCO Technologies' Dividend History.

How were ESCO Technologies' earnings last quarter?

ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.02. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $192.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $205.99 million. ESCO Technologies had a net margin of 11.09% and a return on equity of 8.76%. View ESCO Technologies' Earnings History.

When is ESCO Technologies' next earnings date?

ESCO Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for ESCO Technologies.

What guidance has ESCO Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

ESCO Technologies updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.65-2.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.68.

What price target have analysts set for ESE?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for ESCO Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate ESCO Technologies' share price to reach $72.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ESCO Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ESCO Technologies?

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

Who are some of ESCO Technologies' key competitors?

Who are ESCO Technologies' key executives?

ESCO Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Victor L. Richey Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Gary E. Muenster, Exec. VP, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Director (Age 58)
  • Ms. Alyson S. Barclay, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)
  • Kate Lowrey, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Bruce E. Butler, Pres of ETS-Lindgren Inc. (Age 58)

Has ESCO Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ESE stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ESCO Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 48.11 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for ESCO Technologies.

Who are ESCO Technologies' major shareholders?

ESCO Technologies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.07%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (3.66%), Brown Advisory Inc. (3.64%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.56%) and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (1.72%). Company insiders that own ESCO Technologies stock include Alyson S Barclay and Larry W Solley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ESCO Technologies.

Which institutional investors are selling ESCO Technologies stock?

ESE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Arizona State Retirement System, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Comerica Bank and Voya Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold ESCO Technologies company stock in the last year include Alyson S Barclay and Larry W Solley. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESCO Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying ESCO Technologies stock?

ESE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Brown Advisory Inc. and Rice Hall James & Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESCO Technologies.

How do I buy shares of ESCO Technologies?

Shares of ESE 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 ESCO Technologies' stock price today?

One share of ESE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.85.

How big of a company is ESCO Technologies?

ESCO Technologies has a market capitalization of $1.70 billion and generates $685.74 million in revenue each year. ESCO Technologies employs 3,254 workers across the globe.

How can I contact ESCO Technologies?

ESCO Technologies' mailing address is 9900A CLAYTON ROAD, ST. LOUIS MO, 63124. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 314-213-7200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for ESCO Technologies (NYSE ESE)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  429 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  722
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This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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