Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Thursday, BidAskClub reports.

Shares of CFFN remained flat at $$14.11 during trading hours on Thursday. 298,467 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 306,846. 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 has a 1-year low of $11.80 and a 1-year high of $14.24. The company’s 50 day moving average is $13.46 and its 200-day moving average is $13.48. The company has a market cap of $1.93 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.78 and a beta of 0.55.

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



The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 16th. Investors of record on Friday, August 2nd were given a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 1st.

In other news, insider Natalie G. Haag acquired 2,015 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 2.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial in the 2nd quarter valued at $25,000. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial in the 2nd quarter valued at $34,000. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 23.5% during the 2nd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 9,582 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $131,000 after purchasing an additional 1,823 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in Capitol Federal Financial during the 2nd quarter worth about $153,000. Finally, ETF Managers Group LLC increased its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 10.3% during the 1st quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 12,170 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $162,000 after purchasing an additional 1,132 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.70% of the company’s stock.

Capitol Federal Financial Company Profile

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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