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.
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