Technical Analysis for ESSA - ESSA Bancorp, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade B $16.72 0.91% 0.15
ESSA closed up 0.91 percent on Friday, February 17, 2017, on 1.14 times normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Feb 17 New 52 Week High Bullish 0.00%
Feb 15 50 DMA Support Bullish 2.26%
Feb 15 Wide Range Bar Range Expansion 2.26%
Feb 15 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other 2.26%
Feb 14 50 DMA Support Bullish 3.72%
Feb 13 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 2.08%
Feb 13 Expansion Pivot Buy Setup Bullish Swing Setup 2.08%
Feb 10 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 5.22%
Feb 10 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 5.22%
Feb 10 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 5.22%

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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 offers deposit accounts comprising savings accounts, NOW accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, club accounts, certificates of deposit, IRAs, and other qualified plan accounts, as well as commercial checking accounts for businesses. It also offers residential first mortgage loans, including one- to four-family residential and construction mortgage loans; commercial real estate loans; home equity loans and lines of credit; and commercial and consumer loans, as well as various unsecured or secured loans, loans secured by deposits, personal loans, and automobile loans. In addition, the company provides asset management and trust services, as well as investment and insurance benefit consulting services. As of September 30, 2012, it operated 26 full-service banking offices, including 13 offices in Monroe county, 6 offices in Lehigh county, and 7 offices in Northampton county in Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Is ESSA a Buy, Sell or Hold?
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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 16.91
52 Week Low 12.86
Average Volume 20,139
200-Day Moving Average 14.29
50-Day Moving Average 16.07
20-Day Moving Average 15.94
10-Day Moving Average 16.02
Average True Range 0.36
ADX 17.61
+DI 25.97
-DI: 14.34
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 15.83
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 16.48
Upper Bollinger Band 16.65
Lower Bollinger Band 15.23
Percent B (%b) 1.05
Bandwidth 0.089084