Shares of Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating.
Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus price objective of $14.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.15 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Capitol Federal Financial an industry rank of 184 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
A number of research firms have commented on CFFN. Stephens began coverage on Capitol Federal Financial in a report on Friday, August 26th. They set an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) traded up 0.79% during trading on Friday, hitting $14.06. The stock had a trading volume of 78,214 shares. Capitol Federal Financial has a 52-week low of $11.39 and a 52-week high of $14.49. The firm has a market cap of $1.87 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.97 and a beta of 0.40. The company has a 50-day moving average of $14.16 and a 200 day moving average of $13.69.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.15. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 5.84% and a net margin of 25.26%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, insider Natalie G. Haag sold 21,562 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total transaction of $301,868.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 62,321 shares in the company, valued at $872,494. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Rick C. Jackson sold 51,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.09, for a total value of $718,590.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 133,753 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,884,579.77. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of CFFN. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.7% in the second quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 11,515 shares of the company’s stock worth $161,000 after buying an additional 79 shares during the last quarter. TFS Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the second quarter worth $164,000. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 48.9% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 12,592 shares of the company’s stock worth $167,000 after buying an additional 4,138 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the second quarter worth $196,000. Finally, Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 6.0% in the second quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 14,753 shares of the company’s stock worth $205,000 after buying an additional 833 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 76.71% of the company’s stock.
About Capitol Federal Financial
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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