ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) Director Daniel J. Henning sold 937 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.75, for a total value of $13,820.75. Following the transaction, the director now owns 60,127 shares in the company, valued at approximately $886,873.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) traded up 0.13% during trading on Monday, reaching $15.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 21,271 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $158.88 million, a P/E ratio of 22.06 and a beta of 0.28. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $14.82 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.38. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. has a 52 week low of $12.93 and a 52 week high of $16.91.

ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter. ESSA Bancorp had a return on equity of 4.19% and a net margin of 10.80%. The company had revenue of $13.09 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that ESSA Bancorp, Inc. will post $0.70 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be issued a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 14th. ESSA Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 53.73%.

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A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the company. TheStreet downgraded ESSA Bancorp from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Maxim Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of ESSA Bancorp in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th.

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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