Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 4th will be paid a dividend of 0.085 per share on Friday, November 18th. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) opened at 14.10 on Wednesday. Capitol Federal Financial has a 12 month low of $11.39 and a 12 month high of $14.49. The company has a market capitalization of $1.88 billion, a PE ratio of 23.04 and a beta of 0.41. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $14.11 and its 200-day moving average is $13.77.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 25.26% and a return on equity of 5.84%. On average, analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.62 EPS for the current year.
Several brokerages have issued reports on CFFN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Stephens began coverage on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research report on Friday, August 26th. They set an “equal weight” rating for the company.
In other news, insider Natalie G. Haag sold 21,562 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total transaction of $301,868.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 62,321 shares in the company, valued at $872,494. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider Rick C. Jackson sold 51,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.09, for a total transaction of $718,590.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 133,753 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,884,579.77. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock.
Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 6.0% in the second quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 14,753 shares of the company’s stock valued at $205,000 after buying an additional 833 shares during the period. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 0.7% in the second quarter. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. now owns 195,250 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,724,000 after buying an additional 1,450 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 29.7% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 482,596 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,732,000 after buying an additional 110,501 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 89.0% in the second quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 42,354 shares of the company’s stock valued at $591,000 after buying an additional 19,940 shares during the period. Finally, KCG Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in Capitol Federal Financial during the second quarter valued at $309,000. Institutional investors own 76.70% of the company’s stock.
Capitol Federal Financial Company Profile
Capitol Federal Financial, Inc is the savings and loan holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank (Capitol Federal Savings or the Bank). The Company is a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves. It attracts retail deposits from the general public and invests those funds primarily in permanent loans secured by first mortgages on owner-occupied, one- to four-family residences.
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