ESSA Bancorp, Inc. - common stock (ESSA): Price and Financial Metrics

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. - common stock (ESSA): $15.25

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Industry: Northeast Regional Banks




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ESSA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.25 52-week high $21.80
Prev. close $15.20 52-week low $12.79
Day low $15.20 Volume 28,452
Day high $15.47 Avg. volume 22,634
50-day MA $16.14 Dividend yield 3.91%
200-day MA $17.16 Market Cap 158.62M

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  • ESSA scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 83.14% of US stocks.
  • ESSA's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • ESSA ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

ESSA Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for ESSA BANCORP INC is higher than it is for about 90.6% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.19 for ESSA BANCORP INC; that's greater than it is for 87.77% of US stocks.
  • ESSA BANCORP INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -106.48%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 5.27% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to ESSA BANCORP INC are TBNK, MBWM, BANC, KRNY, and WASH.
  • ESSA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ESSA BANCORP INC's official web site, go to

ESSA Valuation Summary

  • ESSA's price/sales ratio is 2.3; this is 0% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • ESSA's price/earnings ratio has moved down 42.5 over the prior 200 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ESSA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ESSA 2023-09-15 2.3 0.7 8.1 19.5
ESSA 2023-09-14 2.2 0.7 7.9 19.3
ESSA 2023-09-13 2.2 0.7 7.8 19.3
ESSA 2023-09-12 2.2 0.7 7.9 19.4
ESSA 2023-09-11 2.3 0.7 8.1 19.5
ESSA 2023-09-08 2.3 0.7 8.1 19.6

ESSA Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 26.39%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 363.42%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 3.74%.
Over the past 34 months, ESSA's revenue has gone up $15,246,000.

The table below shows ESSA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 69.816 22.195 20.323
2022-09-30 68.281 22.707 20.07
2022-06-30 65.21 21.225 18.167
2022-03-31 62.951 19.405 17.154
2021-12-31 62.43 19.081 16.902
2021-09-30 61.687 19.375 16.424

ESSA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ESSA, see our ESSA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $18.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. - common stock (ESSA) Company Bio

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. provides a range of financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Latest ESSA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about ESSA BANCORP INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ESSA as an investment opportunity.

Insider Buying: SEVP and COO Peter Gray Acquires 1,000 Shares of ESSA Bancorp Inc

On September 13, 2023, Peter Gray, the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ESSA Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:ESSA), purchased 1,000 shares of the company.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Is ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) a Great Stock for Value Investors?

Is ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.15

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. ( NASDAQ:ESSA ) will pay a dividend of $0.15 on the 29th of September. This means that the annual...

Yahoo | August 27, 2023

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ Global MarketSM:ESSA), the holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) per share.

Yahoo | August 23, 2023

Essa Bancorp (ESSA) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Essa Bancorp (ESSA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 15.38% and 4.01%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 26, 2023

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ESSA Price Returns

1-mo -5.37%
3-mo -2.80%
6-mo -0.94%
1-year -23.68%
3-year 40.38%
5-year 7.85%
YTD -24.84%
2022 24.06%
2021 18.90%
2020 -8.59%
2019 11.37%
2018 2.02%

ESSA Dividends

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ESSA Bancorp Inc (ESSA) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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