Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) Sets New 1-Year High at $14.40

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) shares reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $14.40 and last traded at $14.35, with a volume of 1983 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.19.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on CFFN shares. BidaskClub upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 12th. ValuEngine cut Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd.

The company has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion, a PE ratio of 20.57 and a beta of 0.54. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $13.86 and a two-hundred day moving average of $13.63. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 30th. The savings and loans company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $57.36 million for the quarter. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 26.94% and a return on equity of 6.88%.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 1st will be issued a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 31st.

In other Capitol Federal Financial news, insider Natalie G. Haag acquired 2,015 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 6th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $13.00 per share, for a total transaction of $26,195.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 2.10% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. CWM Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 8.5% in the 2nd quarter. CWM Advisors LLC now owns 12,890 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $177,000 after buying an additional 1,010 shares during the period. Intrust Bank NA lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 20.9% in the 2nd quarter. Intrust Bank NA now owns 12,134 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $167,000 after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the period. Atria Investments LLC purchased a new stake in Capitol Federal Financial in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $467,000. First Trust Advisors LP lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 11.0% in the 2nd quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 2,678,535 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $36,883,000 after buying an additional 265,592 shares during the period. Finally, Nuveen Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Capitol Federal Financial in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $7,161,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.70% of the company’s stock.

About Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN)

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc operates as the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank that provides various retail banking products and services in the United States. The company accepts a range of deposit products, including savings accounts, money market accounts, interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, and certificates of deposits.

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