Technical Analysis for ESSA - ESSA Bancorp, Inc.
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ESSA closed up 0.83 percent on Friday, March 24, 2017, on 1.21 times normal volume. The stock crossed above its 200 day moving average, improving its long-term outlook by crossing above that critical trendline. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.
Trend Table & Recent Alerts
|Weak or Absent||Up||Down||Down|
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|Date||Alert Name||Type||% Chg|
|Mar 24||Upside 200 DMA Break||Bullish||0.00%|
|Mar 24||180 Bearish Setup||Bearish Swing Setup||0.00%|
|Mar 23||200 DMA Resistance||Bearish||0.83%|
|Mar 23||Stochastic Buy Signal||Bullish||0.83%|
|Mar 23||Lower Bollinger Band Walk||Other||0.83%|
|Mar 22||200 DMA Resistance||Bearish||3.34%|
|Mar 21||Downside 200 DMA Break||Bearish||1.46%|
|Mar 20||Wide Range Bar||Range Expansion||-2.35%|
|Mar 20||Slingshot Bearish||Bearish Swing Setup||-2.35%|
|Mar 17||Doji - Bullish?||Reversal||-1.62%|
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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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|Oversold / Overbought|
|Summary:||Counts: 1 bullish, 2 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.|
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|52 Week High||16.81|
|52 Week Low||12.78|
|200-Day Moving Average||14.4517|
|50-Day Moving Average||15.593|
|20-Day Moving Average||15.1345|
|10-Day Moving Average||14.716|
|Average True Range||0.4157|
|Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs)||15.3429|
|Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs)||15.2571|
|Upper Bollinger Band||16.1746|
|Lower Bollinger Band||14.0944|
|Percent B (%b)||0.22|