Favorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Impact Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Stock Price
News articles about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.42 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 40 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ CFFN) traded down 0.037% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $13.655. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 91,220 shares. The company has a market cap of $1.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.024 and a beta of 0.45. Capitol Federal Financial has a 52-week low of $13.24 and a 52-week high of $17.04. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $14.19 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.09.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last issued its earnings results on Friday, April 28th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 25.58% and a return on equity of 6.04%. The business had revenue of $54.63 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.60 million. Equities research analysts anticipate that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This is a positive change from Capitol Federal Financial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.32%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 14th. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 54.84%.
CFFN has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th.
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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