SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 972.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 102,920 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after purchasing an additional 93,323 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.07% of Capitol Federal Financial worth $1,311,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vident Investment Advisory LLC bought a new position in Capitol Federal Financial during the second quarter valued at about $159,000. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in Capitol Federal Financial during the third quarter valued at about $194,000. Financial Counselors Inc. grew its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 19.3% during the third quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 29,305 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $373,000 after buying an additional 4,737 shares during the period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL grew its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 50.0% during the second quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 30,000 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $395,000 after buying an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Finally, Dean Capital Investments Management LLC bought a new position in Capitol Federal Financial during the second quarter valued at about $558,000. Institutional investors own 76.57% of the company’s stock.
CFFN opened at $13.22 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.87 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.11 and a beta of 0.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.64, a current ratio of 1.33 and a quick ratio of 1.33. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $11.80 and a fifty-two week high of $14.15.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 26th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $55.90 million for the quarter. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 28.76% and a return on equity of 6.71%.
The business also recently declared a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th were given a dividend of $0.39 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 15th. This represents a yield of 2.78%. This is a positive change from Capitol Federal Financial’s previous special dividend of $0.25.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday.
In related news, insider Natalie G. Haag purchased 4,860 shares of Capitol Federal Financial stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 1st. The stock was bought at an average price of $12.29 per share, for a total transaction of $59,729.40. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 2.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
Capitol Federal Financial 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 comprising savings accounts, money market accounts, interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, and certificates of deposits.
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