Media coverage about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
CFFN has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th.
Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) traded up 1.28% on Friday, hitting $14.25. 395,133 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $14.09 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.64. The company has a market cap of $1.97 billion, a PE ratio of 22.66 and a beta of 0.45. Capitol Federal Financial has a 12-month low of $13.55 and a 12-month high of $17.04.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.16. The business had revenue of $54.82 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $54.30 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 25.51% and a return on equity of 6.10%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.15 EPS. Analysts forecast that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 18th. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th will be given a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 2nd. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 53.97%.
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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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