ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) insider Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.07, for a total transaction of $120,560.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

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

  • On Monday, September 18th, Gary S. Olson sold 8,000 shares of ESSA Bancorp stock. The stock was 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 stock was 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 stock was 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 stock was sold at an average price of $14.81, for a total transaction of $118,480.00.

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ ESSA) opened at 15.70 on Friday. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.93 and a 52-week high of $16.91. The company has a 50-day moving average of $14.82 and a 200 day moving average of $14.86. The firm has a market cap of $167.64 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.53 and a beta of 0.27.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, September 16th will be paid a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. ESSA Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 57.14%.

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Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Harbor Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in ESSA Bancorp in the 2nd quarter worth about $147,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in shares of ESSA Bancorp by 51.5% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 10,901 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 3,704 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of ESSA Bancorp by 20.8% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 13,984 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $206,000 after buying an additional 2,409 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of ESSA Bancorp by 9.3% in the 2nd quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 16,019 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $236,000 after buying an additional 1,360 shares in the last quarter. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of ESSA Bancorp by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 22,104 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $325,000 after buying an additional 905 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 42.93% of the company’s stock.

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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