SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 28, 2021
ESSA Bancorp, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction)||(Commission File No.)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of Incorporation)||Identification No.)|
|200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (570) 421-0531
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common stock, par value $0.01 per share||ESSA||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 8.01 Other Events
On September 28, 2021, ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it completed its previously disclosed stock repurchase program pursuant to which the Company repurchased 500,000 shares of its common stock at an aggregate price of $7.7 million, or $15.43 per share.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|(a)||Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired. Not applicable.|
|(b)||Pro Forma Financial Information. Not applicable.|
|(c)||Shell Company Transactions. Not applicable.|
|(d)||Exhibits. Not applicable.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
DATE: September 28, 2021
ESSA BANCORP, INC.
/s/ Gary S. Olson
|Gary S. Olson, President and|
|Chief Executive Officer|