Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) announced a dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, November 18th will be paid a dividend of 0.29 per share on Friday, December 2nd. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 16th. This is a boost from Capitol Federal Financial’s previous dividend of $0.25.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) opened at 15.67 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $14.27 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.93. Capitol Federal Financial has a one year low of $11.39 and a one year high of $15.74. The company has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.99 and a beta of 0.39.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.01. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.00% and a net margin of 25.74%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.62 earnings per share for the current year.

Dividend History for Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN)

CFFN has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Stephens initiated coverage on Capitol Federal Financial in a research report on Friday, August 26th. They set an “equal weight” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th.

In other news, insider Rick C. Jackson sold 51,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.09, for a total value of $718,590.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 133,753 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,884,579.77. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider Carlton A. Ricketts sold 79,295 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.43, for a total value of $1,144,226.85. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 104,020 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,501,008.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in CFFN. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 4.8% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 23,011,312 shares of the company’s stock valued at $321,008,000 after buying an additional 1,063,161 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 3.0% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 24,038 shares of the company’s stock valued at $335,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 226.0% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 41,054 shares of the company’s stock valued at $573,000 after buying an additional 28,462 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Group LTD increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 0.6% in the second quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 105,952 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,478,000 after buying an additional 652 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Baird Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 0.4% in the second quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 102,291 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,427,000 after buying an additional 409 shares during the last quarter. 76.66% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Capitol Federal Financial

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc is the savings and loan holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank (Capitol Federal Savings or the Bank). The Company is a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves. It attracts retail deposits from the general public and invests those funds primarily in permanent loans secured by first mortgages on owner-occupied, one- to four-family residences.

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