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

-9.45 (-11.33 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $73.99
50-Day Range
MA: $88.94
52-Week Range
Now: $73.99
Volume262,985 shs
Average Volume176,287 shs
Market Capitalization$1.92 billion
P/E Ratio12.85
Dividend Yield0.38%
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$812.97 million
Cash Flow$4.15 per share
Book Value$31.80 per share


Net Income$81.04 million


Market Cap$1.92 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has ESCO Technologies' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

ESCO Technologies' stock was trading at $81.53 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ESE stock has decreased by 9.2% and is now trading at $73.99. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of ESCO Technologies?

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

When is ESCO Technologies' next earnings date?

ESCO Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for ESCO Technologies.

How were ESCO Technologies' earnings last quarter?

ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.03. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $171.73 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $166.85 million. ESCO Technologies had a return on equity of 9.65% and a net margin of 18.76%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.47 EPS. View ESCO Technologies' earnings history.

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

ESCO Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, April 17th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 1st. View ESCO Technologies' dividend history.

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

ESCO Technologies issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.20-3.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.23.

Has ESCO Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ESE stock has been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ESCO Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutESCO Technologies.

Are investors shorting ESCO Technologies?

ESCO Technologies saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totaling 375,900 shares, a decline of 8.5% from the January 30th total of 411,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 151,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View ESCO Technologies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of ESCO Technologies' key competitors?

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), Pattern Energy Group (PEGI), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Pembina Pipeline (PBA), Southern (SO), Prospect Capital (PSEC), AFLAC (AFL), A. O. Smith (AOS) and ARMOUR Residential REIT (ARR).

Who are ESCO Technologies' key executives?

ESCO Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Victor L. Richey Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gary E. Muenster, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Alyson S. Barclay, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 60)
  • Kate Lowrey, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Bruce E. Butler, Pres of ETS-Lindgren Inc. (Age 59)

What is ESCO Technologies' stock symbol?

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

Who are ESCO Technologies' major shareholders?

ESCO Technologies' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (3.61%), FMR LLC (2.92%), State Street Corp (2.89%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.43%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.18%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.18%). Company insiders that own ESCO Technologies stock include Alyson S Barclay, Gary E Muenster and Larry W Solley. View institutional ownership trends for ESCO Technologies.

Which major investors are selling ESCO Technologies stock?

ESE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold ESCO Technologies company stock in the last year include Alyson S Barclay, and Gary E Muenster. View insider buying and selling activity for ESCO Technologies.

Which major investors are buying ESCO Technologies stock?

ESE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Norges Bank, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Victory Capital Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Man Group plc, and Moody Aldrich Partners LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is ESCO Technologies' stock price today?

One share of ESE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.99.

How big of a company is ESCO Technologies?

ESCO Technologies has a market capitalization of $1.92 billion and generates $812.97 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $81.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.13 on an earnings per share basis. ESCO Technologies employs 3,239 workers across the globe. View additional information about ESCO Technologies.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  386 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  521 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  907
MarketBeat'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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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