Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16, Morningstar.com reports. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.44% and a net margin of 27.99%. The company had revenue of $54.73 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $55.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.15 earnings per share.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ CFFN) traded up $0.04 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $12.87. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 692,369 shares, compared to its average volume of 459,986. The company has a market cap of $1,770.00, a P/E ratio of 18.07, a P/E/G ratio of 4.07 and a beta of 0.44. Capitol Federal Financial has a 1-year low of $12.36 and a 1-year high of $15.47. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.68.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd will be issued a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.64%. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 47.89%.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of CFFN. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 11,008,902 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $156,436,000 after purchasing an additional 82,839 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 4.9% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,363,964 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $125,570,000 after purchasing an additional 436,287 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 2.4% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 8,476,045 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $124,598,000 after purchasing an additional 201,750 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 3.5% in the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 8,210,297 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $110,100,000 after purchasing an additional 276,411 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 4.9% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,977,389 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $42,304,000 after purchasing an additional 138,510 shares in the last quarter. 72.93% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th.

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About Capitol Federal Financial

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc is the savings and loan holding company. The Company provides a range of retail banking services, through its subsidiary, Capitol Federal Savings Bank (the Bank), a federal savings bank that serves primarily the metropolitan areas of Topeka, Wichita, Lawrence, Manhattan, Emporia and Salina, Kansas and portions of the metropolitan area of greater Kansas City.

Earnings History for Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN)

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