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: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Testing & Measuring Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:ESE
  • CUSIP: 29631510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.58858 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,830,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $60.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $57.72
  • 52 Week Range: $42.17 - $63.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.73
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.52
  • P/E Growth: 1.90
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $607.24 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.62
  • Book Value: $24.63 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.50
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
  • EBIDTA: $105.5 million
  • Net Margins: 8.29%
  • Return on Equity: 8.42%
  • Return on Assets: 5.13%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.24%
  • Current Ratio: 2.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
  • Average Volume: 76,686 shs.
  • Beta: 1.01
  • 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, May 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Wednesday, July 19th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 30th. View ESCO Technologies' Dividend History.

How were ESCO Technologies' earnings last quarter?

ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $140.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $145.57 million. ESCO Technologies had a net margin of 8.29% and a return on equity of 8.42%. The company's revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 Tuesday, August, 8th 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 Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.16-2.26 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.26. ESCO Technologies also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.46-0.51 EPS.

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

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for ESCO Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate ESCO Technologies' stock price to reach $57.67 in the next twelve months. 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

Who owns ESCO Technologies stock?

ESCO Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (1.80%), Marshwinds Advisory Co. (0.18%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.16%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.15%), US Bancorp DE (0.13%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.11%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for ESCO Technologies.

Who sold ESCO Technologies stock? Who is selling ESCO Technologies stock?

ESCO Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capstone Asset Management Co., Marshwinds Advisory Co. and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESCO Technologies.

Who bought ESCO Technologies stock? Who is buying ESCO Technologies stock?

ESCO Technologies' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, US Bancorp DE, Aperio Group LLC and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for ESCO Technologies.

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 $61.55.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ESCO Technologies (NYSE ESE)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  190 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  285
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: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $57.67 (6.31% downside)

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 7/28/2015 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
8/8/2017$0.49N/AView 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: $2.17 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.51 EPS


Current Dividend Information for ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE)
Most Recent Dividend:7/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:0.52%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:16.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.75% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
12.75% (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: 96.36%
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 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 logoETFs with exposure to ESCO Technologies, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 7:08 PM logoWunderlich Begins Coverage on ESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) - June 13 at 8:15 AM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ESE-US : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 6:19 PM logoDoble Engineering Company Announces Program to Comply with NERC Standard TPL-007-1 - June 1 at 5:45 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate ESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) to Post $0.49 EPS - May 26 at 10:48 AM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Announces Acquisition of Morgan Schaffer Inc. - May 25 at 7:05 PM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. :ESE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 25, 2017 - May 25 at 7:05 PM logoESCO Announces Acquisition Of Global Utility Solutions Provider - May 25 at 7:05 PM logoESCO acquires Canadian utility solutions provider - May 25 at 7:05 PM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ESE) : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 4:59 PM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ESE-US : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 11:38 AM logoESCO Technologies Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 (ESE) - May 11 at 6:44 PM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Acquires NRG Systems - May 8 at 4:53 PM logoESCO Announces Acquisition of Renewable Energy Industry Supplier - May 8 at 4:53 PM logoEsco Technologies posts 2Q profit - May 5 at 5:14 PM logoEdited Transcript of ESE earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 5 at 5:14 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 7:30 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 7:30 PM logoESCO Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - May 4 at 5:10 PM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Earning Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Study Shows - May 3 at 12:14 PM logo Analysts Expect ESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) to Post $0.41 Earnings Per Share - May 3 at 1:07 AM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Earns Daily News Impact Score of -0.21 - April 29 at 7:48 AM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.07 - April 22 at 1:59 PM logoESCO Technologies (ESE) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.04 - April 17 at 9:03 PM logoESCO Technologies Announces Webcast of Second Quarter 2017 Conference Call - April 17 at 4:35 PM logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Effect ESCO Technologies (ESE) Stock Price - April 14 at 3:28 PM logoESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $0.00 - April 13 at 10:40 AM logoESCO Technologies, Inc. : ESE-US: Dividend Analysis : April 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 5:04 PM logo Brokerages Expect ESCO Technologies Inc. (ESE) to Announce $0.41 EPS - April 11 at 8:27 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 logoESCO Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - February 7 at 6:13 PM logo4:28 pm Esco Tech beats by $0.04, misses on revs - February 7 at 6:13 PM logoBaron Funds Comments on ESCO Technologies - January 20 at 6:20 PM logoESCO Technologies Announces Webcast of First Quarter 2017 Conference Call - January 19 at 6:28 PM logoESCO Technologies Management Will Present at the 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference - January 3 at 7:09 PM



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