ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th.

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a net margin of 10.80% and a return on equity of 4.19%. The company had revenue of $13.09 million during the quarter. On average, analysts expect ESSA Bancorp to post $0 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (ESSA) traded down 0.99% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $15.03. 19,159 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $159.20 million, a P/E ratio of 22.10 and a beta of 0.26. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $14.95 and a 200-day moving average price of $15.20. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. has a 52 week low of $12.93 and a 52 week high of $16.91.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 30th. Investors of record on Friday, June 16th were given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 14th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.40%. ESSA Bancorp’s payout ratio is presently 53.73%.

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In other ESSA Bancorp news, insider V Gail Bryant sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.92, for a total transaction of $74,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Daniel J. Henning sold 3,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.65, for a total transaction of $46,880.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 62,261 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $912,123.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 18,487 shares of company stock valued at $273,118 in the last 90 days. 12.39% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of brokerages have commented on ESSA. Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of ESSA Bancorp in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. TheStreet lowered shares of ESSA Bancorp from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th.

ESSA Bancorp Company Profile

ESSA Bancorp, Inc is a holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust (the Bank). The Bank is a community-oriented savings bank. The Bank provides financial services to individuals, families and businesses through its banking offices, located in Monroe, Northampton, Lehigh, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania.

Earnings History for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)

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