ESSA Bancorp (ESSA) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.35

News articles about ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) have been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ESSA Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0576766751834 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Separately, TheStreet downgraded ESSA Bancorp from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th.

Shares of ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ ESSA) traded up $0.02 during trading on Monday, hitting $15.42. The stock had a trading volume of 10,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 13,843. ESSA Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $14.01 and a fifty-two week high of $16.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $179.75, a P/E ratio of 22.68 and a beta of 0.26. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95.

In other news, VP Thomas J. Grayuski sold 8,383 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.35, for a total value of $137,062.05. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 8.83% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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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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