ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) insider Gary S. Olson sold 3,624 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.97, for a total transaction of $57,875.28. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Gary S. Olson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, September 25th, Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of ESSA Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.07, for a total transaction of $120,560.00.
  • On Monday, September 18th, Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of ESSA Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.95, for a total transaction of $119,600.00.
  • On Monday, September 11th, Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of ESSA Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.81, for a total transaction of $118,480.00.
  • On Tuesday, September 5th, Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of ESSA Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.83, for a total transaction of $118,640.00.
  • On Monday, August 28th, Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of ESSA Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.81, for a total transaction of $118,480.00.

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ ESSA) traded down 0.69% on Wednesday, hitting $15.83. 1,326 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $169.03 million, a P/E ratio of 24.73 and a beta of 0.27. The company has a 50-day moving average of $15.07 and a 200 day moving average of $14.88. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. has a 12 month low of $12.93 and a 12 month high of $16.91.

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 3.97% and a net margin of 10.35%. The business had revenue of $13.28 million for the quarter. Equities research analysts expect that ESSA Bancorp, Inc. will post $0.70 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Saturday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, September 16th were issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.26%. ESSA Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 57.14%.

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Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Sei Investments Co. increased its position in ESSA Bancorp by 20.8% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 13,984 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $206,000 after purchasing an additional 2,409 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in ESSA Bancorp by 2.3% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 57,289 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $844,000 after purchasing an additional 1,275 shares in the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in ESSA Bancorp by 3.2% during the second quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 247,077 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,637,000 after purchasing an additional 7,630 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in ESSA Bancorp by 9.3% during the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 16,019 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $236,000 after purchasing an additional 1,360 shares in the last quarter. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in ESSA Bancorp by 4.3% during the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 22,104 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $325,000 after purchasing an additional 905 shares in the last quarter. 42.93% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About ESSA Bancorp

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA)

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