ESSA Bancorp Inc

Financial Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$158.21 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$69.82 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$68.28 million
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Company Profile

ESSA Bancorp Inc had its IPO on 2007-04-04 under the ticker symbol ESSA.

The company operates in the Financial Services sector and Banks-Regional industry. ESSA Bancorp Inc has a staff strength of 230 employees.

Stock update

Shares of ESSA Bancorp Inc opened at $15.35 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-24.

The stocks traded within a range of $15.26 - $16.02, and closed at $15.7.

This is a +3.22% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 19,789 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of ESSA Bancorp Inc have slipped by -8.88%.

ESSA Bancorp Inc's Key Ratios

ESSA Bancorp Inc has a market cap of $158.21 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.0438 and a price to sales ratio of 3.3478.

In the last 12-months ESSA Bancorp Inc’s revenue was $69.82 million with a gross profit of $68.28 million and an EBITDA of $0. The EBITDA ratio measures ESSA Bancorp Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, ESSA Bancorp Inc’s operating margin was 37.24% while its return on assets stood at 1.07% with a return of equity of 9.59%.

In Q4, ESSA Bancorp Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 6.4% while revenue growth was a positive 9.7%.

ESSA Bancorp Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

Forward PE
Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $2.08 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 0. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into ESSA Bancorp Inc’s profitability.

ESSA Bancorp Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 0. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 3.3478.

ESSA Bancorp Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0.57 per share, indicating a yield of 3.79% and a payout ratio of 28.85%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$1.93 billion
Total Liabilities
$305.58 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
Dividend Payout Ratio

ESSA Bancorp Inc ended 2023 with $1.93 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $1.93 billion while shareholder equity stood at $216.18 million.

ESSA Bancorp Inc ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $305.58 million in other current liabilities, 181000.00 in common stock, $142.54 million in retained earnings and $13.80 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $28.77 million and cash and short-term investments were $233.96 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $305,582,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

ESSA Bancorp Inc’s total current assets stands at $1.73 billion while long-term investments were $261.21 million and short-term investments were $205.19 million. Its net receivables were $1.50 billion compared to accounts payable of $0 and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, ESSA Bancorp Inc's operating cash flow was $-66114000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $399000.

Comparatively, ESSA Bancorp Inc paid $0.29 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

ESSA Bancorp Inc stock is currently trading at $15.7 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $21.4561 and a 52-week low of $21.4561. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $21.

Its 50-day moving average was $19.22 and 200-day moving average was $19 The short ratio stood at 1.13 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 1591.5% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 3782.7% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About ESSA Bancorp Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of ESSA Bancorp Inc is ESSA

The IPO of ESSA Bancorp Inc took place on 2007-04-04

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ESSA Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust that provides a range of financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in Pennsylvania. The company accepts savings accounts, interest bearing demand accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, club accounts, certificates of deposit and IRAs, and other qualified plan accounts, as well as commercial checking accounts. Its loan portfolio includes first mortgage loans for the purchase, construction, or refinancing of one- to four-family residential real estate property; commercial real estate loans; home equity loans and lines of credit; and commercial and other consumer loans, as well as loans secured by deposits and personal unsecured loans. In addition, the company offers insurance benefits consulting services, such as health insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, dental, vision, 401(K) retirement planning, and individual health products, as well as asset management and trust, and investment services. It operates community offices, including offices in Monroe County, Lehigh County, Northampton County, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.


200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg, PA, United States, 18360