Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports
News headlines about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.4119026875949 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ CFFN) opened at $13.38 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1,860.34, a PE ratio of 21.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.14 and a beta of 0.46. Capitol Federal Financial has a 1 year low of $13.03 and a 1 year high of $17.04. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.75, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 1.38.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $55.55 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $56.10 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.14% and a net margin of 25.09%. sell-side analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.65 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.47%. This is an increase from Capitol Federal Financial’s previous special dividend of $0.25. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio is 54.84%.
A number of research analysts recently issued reports on CFFN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.
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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