ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESSA) announced a — dividend on Wednesday, September 11th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders 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 of this dividend is Friday, September 13th.
ESSA Bancorp has raised its dividend by an average of 0.9% annually over the last three years.
NASDAQ ESSA traded up $0.25 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $16.00. 15,882 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 12,471. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $15.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $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. ESSA Bancorp has a 52 week low of $14.15 and a 52 week high of $16.80. The stock has a market cap of $177.98 million, a PE ratio of 14.18 and a beta of 0.22.
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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