Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) Share Price

News headlines about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.0934040756358 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) traded down 0.41% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.70. The stock had a trading volume of 631,415 shares. The firm has a market cap of $1.97 billion, a PE ratio of 23.37 and a beta of 0.46. Capitol Federal Financial has a 52-week low of $13.21 and a 52-week high of $17.04. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $13.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.17.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16. The company had revenue of $54.82 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $54.30 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 25.51% and a return on equity of 6.12%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.15 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have issued reports on CFFN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub lowered Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th.

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In related news, insider Natalie G. Haag bought 2,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $13.66 per share, for a total transaction of $30,052.00. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 49,959 shares in the company, valued at $682,439.94. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Carlton A. Ricketts bought 4,525 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $14.04 per share, with a total value of $63,531.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 53,545 shares in the company, valued at approximately $751,771.80. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About Capitol Federal Financial

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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