ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) declared a — dividend on Wednesday, September 11th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be given a dividend of 0.10 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, September 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.5%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 13th.
ESSA Bancorp has increased its dividend by an average of 0.9% per year over the last three years.
Shares of ESSA Bancorp stock traded up $0.25 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $16.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 15,882 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,471. ESSA Bancorp has a 52-week low of $14.15 and a 52-week high of $16.80. The company has a market cap of $177.98 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.18 and a beta of 0.22. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $15.03 and its two-hundred day moving average is $15.39. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71.
About ESSA Bancorp
ESSA Bancorp, Inc operates as the 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.
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