Allianz Asset Management AG lowered its position in Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 0.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,809 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 53 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management AG’s holdings in Capitol Federal Financial were worth $441,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of CFFN. Credit Agricole S A increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 13.6% in the fourth quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 25,565 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $420,000 after buying an additional 3,065 shares during the last quarter. Kavi Asset Management LP bought a new stake in Capitol Federal Financial during the fourth quarter worth about $823,000. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new stake in Capitol Federal Financial during the fourth quarter worth about $517,000. FMR LLC increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 142.3% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 70,500 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $1,160,000 after buying an additional 41,400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Barber Financial Group Inc. bought a new stake in Capitol Federal Financial during the fourth quarter worth about $224,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.88% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN)

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) traded up 0.48% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $14.80. 338,194 shares of the company traded hands. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.97 and a 52-week high of $17.04. The company has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.87 and a beta of 0.45. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $14.65 and a 200-day moving average price of $15.27.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.01% and a net margin of 25.64%. The business had revenue of $52.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $54.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.16 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. will post $0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 5th will be given a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 3rd. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.31%. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 54.84%.

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CFFN has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, December 23rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th.

In other Capitol Federal Financial news, insider Kent G. Townsend sold 103,804 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.16, for a total value of $1,573,668.64. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 216,082 shares in the company, valued at $3,275,803.12. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Daniel L. Lehman sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.25, for a total value of $228,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 17,763 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $270,885.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.50% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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