ESCO Technologies Company Profile (NYSE:ESE)

About ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)

ESCO Technologies logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESCO) is a producer of engineered products and systems sold to customers for utility, industrial, aerospace and commercial applications. The Company operates through four segments: Filtration/Fluid Flow (Filtration), RF Shielding and Test (Test), Utility Solutions Group (USG) and Technical Packaging. The filtration segment's activities are managed by its subsidiaries, Crissair, Inc. (Crissair), PTI Technologies Inc. (PTI), VACCO Industries (VACCO) and Westland Technologies Inc. (Westland). The Test segment activities are managed by its subsidiaries, Beijing Lindgren ElectronMagnetic Technology Co., Ltd., ETS-Lindgren Inc. and ETS-Lindgren OY. The USG segment activities are managed by its subsidiaries, including Doble Engineering Company, Doble PowerTest Ltd and Doble TransiNor AS. The technical packaging activities are managed by its subsidiaries, Thermoform Engineered Quality LLC (TEQ), Plastique Limited and Plastique Sp. z o.o.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Testing & Measuring Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:ESE
  • CUSIP: 29631510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.55516 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,833,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $58.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.29
  • 52 Week Range: $42.95 - $63.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.49
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $638.24 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.42
  • Book Value: $24.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.40
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
  • EBITDA: $108.39 million
  • Net Margins: 7.39%
  • Return on Equity: 7.94%
  • Return on Assets: 4.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 2.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.42%
  • Average Volume: 77,220 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 3.95

Frequently Asked Questions for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)

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, August 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, October 17th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 2nd. View ESCO Technologies' Dividend History.

How were ESCO Technologies' earnings last quarter?

ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $172 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $172 million. ESCO Technologies had a return on equity of 7.94% and a net margin of 7.39%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 22.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.49 EPS. View ESCO Technologies' Earnings History.

When will ESCO Technologies make its next earnings announcement?

ESCO Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 13th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for ESCO Technologies.

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

ESCO Technologies updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.05-2.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $691.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $682.55 million.

Where is ESCO Technologies' stock going? Where will ESCO Technologies' stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for ESCO Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $71.00. On average, they expect ESCO Technologies' share price to reach $66.50 in the next year. 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:

  • Victor L. Richey Jr., Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gary E. Muenster, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director
  • Alyson Schlinger Barclay, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Vinod M. Khilnani, Independent Director
  • Leon J. Olivier, Independent Director
  • Robert J. Phillippy, Independent Director
  • Larry W. Solley, Independent Director
  • James M. Stolze CPA, Independent Director

How do I buy ESCO Technologies stock?

Shares of ESCO Technologies 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 ESCO Technologies' stock price today?

One share of ESCO Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ESCO Technologies (NYSE ESE)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  362
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ESCO Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $66.50 (11.02% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Price Target History for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Analysts' Ratings History for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/11/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperformLowView Rating Details
6/13/2017WunderlichInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$71.00MediumView Rating Details
2/8/2017StephensSet Price TargetBuy$62.00N/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$40.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016BB&T CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$43.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
2/11/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Earnings by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Earnings History by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE ESE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/13/2017$0.74N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q3 2017$0.50$0.51$172.00 million$172.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q1 2017$0.43$0.41$153.93 million$146.37 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/14/2016Q4 2016$0.64$0.67$160.82 million$159.51 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q3$0.43$0.49$145.57 million$140.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q2$0.35$0.40$137.25 million$138.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q1$0.36$0.47$130.14 million$132.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q3$0.41$0.41$137.12 million$134.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q2$0.32$0.33$129.15 million$128.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q115$0.31$0.41$125.80 million$120.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q414$0.46$0.51$145.80 million$151.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.39$0.44$133.42 million$130.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.30$0.36$126.20 million$124.76 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q1$0.27$0.34$117.07 million$124.45 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q4$0.66$0.59$136.73 million$144.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q3 2013$0.55$0.33$188.63 million$117.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q2 2013$0.33$0.28$170.47 million$166.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q1 2013$0.09$0.05$149.26 million$145.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2012Q412$0.64$0.66$187.16 million$192.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.64$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.43$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.27$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.58$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.37$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.19$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.08 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.55 EPS


Current Dividend Information for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Most Recent Dividend:10/17/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:0.53%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:16.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
15.38% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
12.55% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)

Dividend History by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE ESE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.10%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/28/2017Larry W SolleyDirectorSell3,600$54.76$197,136.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Larry W SolleyDirectorSell4,500$43.40$195,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Alyson S BarclaySVPSell15,000$36.82$552,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Larry W SolleyDirectorSell4,000$35.77$143,080.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Latest Headlines for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
DateHeadline logoESCO Technologies, Inc. : ESE-US: Dividend Analysis : October 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 17, 2017 - October 17 at 7:08 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - October 10 at 7:40 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: ESCO Technologies (ESE) vs. Its Peers - October 8 at 2:24 PM logoHead to Head Analysis: ESCO Technologies (ESE) and Its Rivals - October 2 at 8:14 PM logoContrasting ESCO Technologies (ESE) & Its Competitors - September 29 at 4:32 PM logoESCO Technologies About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ESE) - September 29 at 2:21 PM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) & Keysight Technologies (KEYS) Head-To-Head Survey - September 26 at 6:24 AM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) & Its Peers Head to Head Survey - September 26 at 6:24 AM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ESE-US : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 7:20 PM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - September 19 at 11:26 PM logoContrasting ESCO Technologies (ESE) & The Competition - September 19 at 8:10 PM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: ESCO Technologies (ESE) vs. The Competition - September 19 at 2:30 PM logoFinancial Analysis: ESCO Technologies (ESE) versus The Competition - September 11 at 2:18 PM logoHead to Head Contrast: ESCO Technologies (ESE) & its Competitors - September 11 at 2:24 AM logoETFs with exposure to ESCO Technologies, Inc. : September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 4:54 AM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. :ESE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 6:41 PM logoContrasting Vishay Precision Group (VPG) and ESCO Technologies (ESE) - August 31 at 10:38 AM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ESE) : August 21, 2017 - August 22 at 11:59 PM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. : ESE-US: Dividend Analysis : July 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 18, 2017 - August 18 at 6:21 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about ESCO Technologies Inc. - August 12 at 5:42 PM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ESE-US : August 10, 2017 - August 10 at 7:40 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 (NYSE:ESE) - August 10 at 5:32 PM logoEdited Transcript of ESE earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 10 at 4:35 AM logoESE Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average - August 9 at 11:34 PM logoEsco Technologies posts 3Q profit - August 9 at 6:33 PM logoESCO Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results - August 8 at 6:10 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS - August 8 at 5:58 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - August 8 at 5:20 PM logo$0.49 Earnings Per Share Expected for ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) This Quarter - August 6 at 10:18 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - August 1 at 8:08 AM logoEaston (Town of) MA -- Moody's assigns Aa3 to Easton, MA's GO Bonds and MIG 1 to GO BANs - July 31 at 6:07 PM logoAllied Motion Technologies (AMOT) & ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) Head-To-Head Analysis - July 29 at 4:24 PM logoReviewing Badger Meter (BMI) & ESCO Technologies (ESE) - July 25 at 9:24 AM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 24 at 7:16 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Cascade Microtech (CSCD) & ESCO Technologies (ESE) - July 24 at 10:01 AM logoESCO Technologies Announces Webcast of Third Quarter 2017 Conference Call - July 20 at 8:57 PM logoAnalyzing ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) and BTU International (BTUI) - July 18 at 10:15 AM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FBR & Co - July 16 at 7:55 AM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for ESCO Technologies Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (ESE) - July 14 at 10:33 AM logoCritical Comparison: ESCO Technologies (ESE) versus Rudolph Technologies (RTEC) - July 4 at 8:24 AM logoRexnord's End Markets Show Strength, Competition an Issue - June 26 at 9:39 AM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Announces Acquisition of Morgan Schaffer Inc. - May 25 at 7:05 PM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Acquires NRG Systems - May 8 at 4:53 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Pegasystems, Republic Services and ESCO Technologies - March 28 at 11:57 AM logoEnterprise’s Benoist sells over $1 million worth of stock: Insider trading for Feb. 21-28 - March 2 at 5:18 PM logoESCO Technologies' executive compensation, stock ownership and more - February 24 at 11:31 AM logoESCO TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Submission of Matters to a V - February 8 at 5:33 PM logoEdited Transcript of ESE earnings conference call or presentation 7-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT - February 8 at 5:33 PM logoESCO TECHNOLOGIES INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 8 at 5:33 PM logoQ1 2017 ESCO Technologies Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 7 at 6:13 PM



ESCO Technologies (ESE) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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