ESSA BancorpStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy ESSA Bancorp stock? (NasdaqGS:ESSA). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is solid.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has an average dividend yield.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.

ESSA Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that ESSA Bancorp can grow its free cash at a rate of about 1%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for ESSA
Free Cash Flow trendline for ESSA Bancorp

Inside the ESSA Numbers

ESSA Price
(ESSA Bancorp stock price per share)
$15.60
[?] ESSA Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$28.52
[?] ESSA Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $18.54
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 70% higher than other Financial stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 0% lower than other Savings & Loans stocks
[?] Cash Yield 12.24%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 37%
[?] Dividend Yield 2%

Is ESSA Bancorp Stock on Sale?

We believe that ESSA Bancorp may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, ESSA Bancorp looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy ESSA Stock?

Does ESSA Bancorp have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.