Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating.

Brokers have set a one year consensus price objective of $15.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Capitol Federal Financial an industry rank of 30 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

Several research firms have commented on CFFN. BidaskClub downgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Zacks Investment Research cut Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 3.7% during the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 776,023 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $11,028,000 after acquiring an additional 27,523 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 0.8% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 809,897 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $11,508,000 after buying an additional 6,286 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 642.7% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 20,730 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $295,000 after purchasing an additional 17,939 shares in the last quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL grew its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 47.9% in the second quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 82,700 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,175,000 after purchasing an additional 26,800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 8.1% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 71,444 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,015,000 after purchasing an additional 5,338 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 75.26% of the company’s stock.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ CFFN) traded down $0.11 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $13.41. The stock had a trading volume of 421,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 498,051. The company has a market cap of $1,853.67, a PE ratio of 21.63, a PEG ratio of 4.19 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.73, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.39. Capitol Federal Financial has a fifty-two week low of $13.03 and a fifty-two week high of $16.98.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.01). Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 25.09% and a return on equity of 6.14%. The firm had revenue of $55.55 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $56.10 million. equities analysts anticipate that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.64 earnings per share for the current year.

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Capitol Federal Financial Company 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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