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ESSA ESSA Bancorp dividend history, payout ratio & dates

ESSA Bancorp's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.15 per share was made to shareholders on record before Mar 14, 2024. The payout stands at $0.6 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 3.68%.

Key dates

  • ESSA last dividend date: Mar 14, 2024
  • ESSA next dividend date: Not announced
ESSA dividend stats
DPS
$0.6
Dividend yield
3.66%
Payout ratio
32.4%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
3.38%
Payout ratio
39.5%

Dividend yield

What is ESSA Bancorp current dividend yield

ESSA Bancorp's dividend yield of 3.68% is above the Financial Services sector average but below the industry average. If we compare it with its Financial Services sector average of 3.38%, ESSA Bancorp's dividend yield is 9% higher. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 3.0% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is ESSA dividend payout history and dates

ESSA Bancorp has been paying dividends for the last 16 years. According to our data ESSA has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 3.6% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 3.4%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 14, 2024 Mar 29, 2024 Feb 27, 2024 $0.15 normal
Dec 14, 2023 Dec 29, 2023 Nov 15, 2023 $0.15 normal
Sep 14, 2023 Sep 29, 2023 Aug 23, 2023 $0.15 normal
Jun 15, 2023 Jun 30, 2023 May 24, 2023 $0.15 normal
Mar 15, 2023 Mar 31, 2023 Mar 2, 2023 $0.15 normal
Dec 15, 2022 Dec 30, 2022 Nov 17, 2022 $0.15 normal
Sep 15, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 Aug 24, 2022 $0.15 normal
Jun 15, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Jun 6, 2022 $0.15 normal
Mar 15, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Feb 22, 2022 $0.12 normal
Dec 15, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Nov 16, 2021 $0.12 normal
Sep 15, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Aug 25, 2021 $0.12 normal
Jun 15, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 May 26, 2021 $0.12 normal
Mar 15, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Feb 25, 2021 $0.12 normal
Dec 15, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Dec 4, 2020 $0.11 normal
Sep 15, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 $0.11 normal
Jun 15, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 May 19, 2020 $0.11 normal
Mar 13, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Feb 25, 2020 $0.11 normal
Dec 13, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Nov 21, 2019 $0.11 normal
Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Aug 29, 2019 $0.1 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 28, 2019 $0.1 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 26, 2019 $0.1 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 $0.1 normal
Sep 13, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Aug 28, 2018 $0.09 normal
Jun 14, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 May 22, 2018 $0.09 normal
Mar 15, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 Feb 27, 2018 $0.09 normal
Dec 14, 2017 Dec 30, 2017 Nov 10, 2017 $0.09 normal
Sep 14, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Aug 22, 2017 $0.09 normal
Jun 14, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 May 30, 2017 $0.09 normal
Mar 14, 2017 Mar 30, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 $0.09 normal
Dec 14, 2016 Dec 30, 2016 Nov 16, 2016 $0.09 normal
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $0.09 normal

ESSA Bancorp dividend payout ratio

What is ESSA Bancorp dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

ESSA Bancorp's payout ratio of 32.4% is below the Financial Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with its Financial Services sector average of 39.5%, ESSA Bancorp's payout ratio is 18% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

ESSA dividend vs peer dividends

How does ESSA dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
NWBI Northwest Bancshares Inc 7.33% $0.8 75.5%
PFS Provident Financial Services Inc 6.17% $0.96 55.8%
ESSA ESSA Bancorp Inc 3.66% $0.6 32.4%

Frequently asked questions

Does ESSA Bancorp pay a dividend?

Yes, ESSA Bancorp has been paying dividends for the last 16 years.

When is ESSA Bancorp's next dividend?

Currently ESSA's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in June 2024.

When was ESSA's last dividend?

ESSA Bancorp's last dividend ex-date was on Mar 14, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.15 per share.

How much dividend does ESSA Bancorp pay (per share)?

ESSA's annualized dividend per share is $0.6.

What is ESSA Bancorp's dividend yield?

Currently ESSA Bancorp's dividend yield is 3.68%.

How often does ESSA Bancorp pay dividends?

ESSA Bancorp pays four dividends per year.

What is ESSA Bancorp's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of ESSA Bancorp is 32.4%.

Does ESSA Bancorp pay a good dividend?

ESSA Bancorp's dividend yield is more than the Financial Services sector average.