First Trust Advisors LP Buys 226,503 Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN)

First Trust Advisors LP grew its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 14.4% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,802,542 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after acquiring an additional 226,503 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in Capitol Federal Financial were worth $24,172,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in CFFN. New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 2.7% in the second quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 134,600 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,913,000 after acquiring an additional 3,499 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 1.3% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 225,600 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $3,206,000 after acquiring an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 7.0% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 62,535 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $889,000 after acquiring an additional 4,073 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 4.9% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,977,389 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $42,304,000 after acquiring an additional 138,510 shares in the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.5% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 96,011 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,363,000 after acquiring an additional 445 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.66% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) opened at $12.83 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.68, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 1.35. The company has a market capitalization of $1,756.97, a PE ratio of 20.17 and a beta of 0.44. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.36 and a 52-week high of $15.37.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last posted its 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. The company had revenue of $54.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.50 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.44% and a net margin of 27.99%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.15 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. will post 0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were given a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.65%. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio is currently 47.89%.

CFFN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th.

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Capitol Federal Financial Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN)

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