NYSE:ESE - ESCO Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $66.76 -0.77 (-1.14 %) (As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$67.53Today's Range$66.0550 - $68.4052-Week Range$54.35 - $71.47Volume120,322 shsAverage Volume91,045 shsMarket Capitalization$1.73 billionP/E Ratio24.10Dividend Yield0.48%Beta1.06 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and supplies engineered products and systems for utility, industrial, aerospace, and commercial users worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Filtration/Fluid Flow (Filtration), RF Shielding and Test (Test), Utility Solutions Group (USG), and Technical Packaging. The Filtration segment supplies filter elements, manifolds, assemblies, modules, indicators, custom and standard valves, filters, regulators, actuators, and other related components; elastomeric-based signature reduction solutions; and mission-critical bushings, pins, sleeves, and precision-tolerance machined components, as well as processing services. The Test segment designs and manufactures RF test and secure communication facilities, acoustic test enclosures, RF and magnetically shielded rooms, RF measurement systems, and broadcast and recording studios; and RF absorptive materials and 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, as well as calibration for antennas and field probes, chamber certification, field surveys, customer training, and various product tests. The USG segment offers diagnostic testing solutions for electrical equipment. Its solutions include protection diagnostics with the Doble Protection Suite, RTS, Manta MTS-5100, and F6000 series; the M4100 and transformational technology of the M7100 Doble Tester, the dobleARMS asset risk management system, and the Enoserv PowerBase and DUCe compliance tools. The 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. Receive ESE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ESE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:ESE Previous Symbol CUSIP29631510 Webwww.escotechnologies.com Phone314-213-7200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.26 Current Ratio1.97 Quick Ratio1.30 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.10 Forward P/E Ratio22.48 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$771.58 million Price / Sales2.24 Cash Flow$4.2307 per share Price / Cash Flow15.78 Book Value$29.31 per share Price / Book2.28 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.77 Net Income$92.13 million Net Margins11.94% Return on Equity10.06% Return on Assets5.80% Miscellaneous Employees3,117 Outstanding Shares25,910,000Market Cap$1.73 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, November 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, January 18th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 2nd. View ESCO Technologies' Dividend History. How were ESCO Technologies' earnings last quarter? ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 15th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.06. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $231.09 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $228.93 million. ESCO Technologies had a return on equity of 10.06% and a net margin of 11.94%. 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, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ESCO Technologies. What guidance has ESCO Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings? ESCO Technologies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.95-3.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.06. ESCO Technologies also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.95-3.05 EPS. What price target have analysts set for ESE? 3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for ESCO Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $67.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect ESCO Technologies' share price to reach $73.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% 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. Has ESCO Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about ESE stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ESCO Technologies earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of ESCO Technologies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to ESCO Technologies include Lumentum (LITE), Iridium Communications (IRDM), Vocera Communications (VCRA), ADVA Optical Networking (ADVOF), Napco Security Technologies (NSSC), Inseego (INSG), Turtle Beach (HEAR), Iteris (ITI), Magal Security Systems (MAGS), UTStarcom (UTSI), I.D. Systems (IDSY), Risk (George) Industries (RSKIA), 5Barz International (BARZ), Track Group (TRCK) and Grow Condos (GRWC). 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 & Director (Age 58)Ms. Alyson S. Barclay, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 59)Kate Lowrey, Director of Investor RelationsMr. Bruce E. Butler, Pres of ETS-Lindgren Inc. (Age 58) Who are ESCO Technologies' major shareholders? ESCO Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.52%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.52%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.10%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (4.19%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (3.52%). 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 Brown Advisory Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Credit Suisse AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Rice Hall James & Associates 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $66.76. How big of a company is ESCO Technologies? ESCO Technologies has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion and generates $771.58 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $92.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.77 on an earnings per share basis. ESCO Technologies employs 3,117 workers across the globe. What is ESCO Technologies' official website? The official website for ESCO Technologies is http://www.escotechnologies.com. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 312 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 450 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 762MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ESCO Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are earnings reports?