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NYSE:ESE

ESCO Technologies (ESE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$102.70
+0.86 (+0.84%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$101.49
$103.20
50-Day Range
$97.51
$117.93
52-Week Range
$85.50
$118.60
Volume
149,288 shs
Average Volume
120,249 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.65 billion
P/E Ratio
28.53
Dividend Yield
0.31%
Price Target
$120.00

ESCO Technologies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.8% Upside
$120.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.66% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of ESCO Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.10 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

158th out of 174 stocks

Communications Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

11th out of 11 stocks


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About ESCO Technologies Stock (NYSE:ESE)

ESCO Technologies Inc. produces and supplies engineered products and systems for industrial and commercial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Aerospace & Defense, Utility Solutions Group, and RF Test & Measurement. The Aerospace & Defense segment designs and manufactures filtration products, including hydraulic filter elements and fluid control devices used in commercial aerospace applications; filter mechanisms used in micro-propulsion devices for satellites; and custom designed filters for manned aircraft and submarines. It also designs, develops, and manufactures elastomeric-based signature reduction solutions for U.S. naval vessels; and mission-critical bushings, pins, sleeves, and precision-tolerance machined components for landing gear, rotor heads, engine mounts, flight controls, and actuation systems for the aerospace and defense industries. The Utility Solutions Group segment provides diagnostic testing solutions that enable electric power grid operators to assess the integrity of high-voltage power delivery equipment; and decision support tools for the renewable energy industry, primarily wind and solar. The RF Test & Measurement 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, filters, antennas, field probes, test cells, proprietary measurement software, and other test accessories to perform various tests. The company distributes its products through a network of distributors, sales representatives, direct sales teams, and in-house sales personnel. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Saint Louis, Missouri.

ESE Stock Price History

ESE Stock News Headlines

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ESE Mar 2024 110.000 call
ESCO Technologies declares $0.08 dividend
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Q1 2024 ESCO Technologies Inc Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/19 Dividend
1/03/2024
Dividend Payable
1/19/2024
Last Earnings
2/08/2024
Today
2/24/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/16 Dividend
3/28/2024
Dividend Payable
4/16/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Industrial Machinery
CUSIP
29631510
Employees
3,195
Year Founded
1990

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$120.00
High Stock Price Target
$120.00
Low Stock Price Target
$120.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+16.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$92.54 million
Pretax Margin
12.33%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$956.03 million
Cash Flow
$5.72 per share
Book Value
$44.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
25,592,000
Market Cap
$2.65 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.16

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Bryan H. Sayler (Age 57)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.36M
  • Mr. Christopher L. Tucker (Age 53)
    Senior VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.09M
  • Mr. David M. Schatz (Age 60)
    Senior VP, Secretary & General Counsel
    Comp: $620.94k
  • Kate Lowrey
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Steve Savis
    Chief Human Resources Officer
  • May Scally
    Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Schaffer Ltd.
  • Mr. Matthew Carrara
    President of Doble Engineering Company & Utility Solutions Group
  • Mr. Mike Alfred
    President of Crissair, Inc.
  • Michele Marren
    VP & Corporate Controller
  • Mr. Rowland Ellis
    President of PTI Technologies Inc.














ESE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell ESCO Technologies stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ESCO Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" ESE shares.
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What is ESCO Technologies' stock price target for 2024?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for ESCO Technologies' stock. Their ESE share price targets range from $120.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $120.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have ESE shares performed in 2024?

ESCO Technologies' stock was trading at $117.03 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ESE stock has decreased by 12.2% and is now trading at $102.70.
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Are investors shorting ESCO Technologies?

ESCO Technologies saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 169,200 shares, an increase of 7.8% from the January 15th total of 156,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 94,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is ESCO Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
View our ESE earnings forecast
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How were ESCO Technologies' earnings last quarter?

ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.05. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $218.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $221.44 million. ESCO Technologies had a net margin of 9.60% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.59%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.60 earnings per share.

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

ESCO Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th. Investors of record on Monday, April 1st will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, April 16th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 28th.
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Is ESCO Technologies a good dividend stock?

ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.31%. The dividend payout ratio is 8.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for ESE.

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

ESCO Technologies updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 4.150-4.300 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 4.240. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.0 billion-$1.0 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.0 billion.

What is Vic Richey Jr.'s approval rating as ESCO Technologies' CEO?

2 employees have rated ESCO Technologies Chief Executive Officer Vic Richey Jr. on Glassdoor.com. Vic Richey Jr. has an approval rating of 50% among the company's employees. This puts Vic Richey Jr. in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of ESCO Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ESCO Technologies investors own include Emerson Electric (EMR), AT&T (T), Procter & Gamble (PG), Exxon Mobil (XOM), International Business Machines (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Altria Group (MO), Caterpillar (CAT), Intel (INTC) and Coca-Cola (KO).

Who are ESCO Technologies' major shareholders?

ESCO Technologies' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.26%), Capital International Investors (4.17%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (3.96%), Geneva Capital Management LLC (3.38%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.22%).
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How do I buy shares of ESCO Technologies?

Shares of ESE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does ESCO Technologies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of ESCO Technologies: Altanova, Beijing Lindgren ElectronMagnetic Technology Co. Ltd., Canyon Engineering Products Inc., Crissair, Crissair Inc., Doble Engineering Company, Doble Engineering Company, Doble Lemke GmbH, Doble PowerTest Limited, ESCO International Holding Inc., ESCO Technologies Holding LLC, ESCO UK Global Holdings Ltd, ETS-Lindgren Inc., ETS-Lindgren OY, ETS-Lindgren Technology (Tianjin) Co. Ltd., Globe Composite Solutions LLC, Globe Composite Solutions LLC, Hexagram Inc., Hi-Tech Metals Inc., I.S.A. – Altanova Group S.r.l., LDIC GmbH, Manta Test Systems Inc, Mayday Manufacturing Co., Mayday Manufacturing Co., Morgan Schaffer Ltd., Morgan Schaffer Ltd., NRG Systems, NRG Systems Inc., Networks Electronic Company LLC, Networks Electronic Company LLC, Nexus Energy Software, PTI Technologies Inc., VACCO Industries, Vanguard Instruments Company Inc, Westland Technologies Inc., and Westland Technologies Inc..
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This page (NYSE:ESE) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff