ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a net margin of 11.03% and a return on equity of 4.11%. The company had revenue of $13.86 million during the quarter.
ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) opened at $16.68 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.91 and a quick ratio of 0.91. ESSA Bancorp has a 1 year low of $14.01 and a 1 year high of $16.91. The company has a market cap of $193.68, a P/E ratio of 24.17 and a beta of 0.25.
In other ESSA Bancorp news, VP Thomas J. Grayuski sold 6,654 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.12, for a total value of $107,262.48. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 12.39% of the company’s stock.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in ESSA Bancorp stock. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in shares of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) by 51.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,901 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,704 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company owned about 0.10% of ESSA Bancorp worth $160,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 40.64% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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.
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