Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) Director Michel Philipp Cole acquired 2,902 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 17th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $13.49 per share, for a total transaction of $39,147.98. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial stock traded up $0.28 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $13.72. 18,770 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 270,706. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 1 year low of $11.80 and a 1 year high of $14.15. The company has a current ratio of 1.34, a quick ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.73. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.90 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.48 and a beta of 0.56.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last posted its earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The savings and loans company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.18. The firm had revenue of $57.60 million for the quarter. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.82% and a net margin of 26.82%.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, May 3rd were issued a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 2nd.

Separately, BidaskClub raised Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 4th.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 2.0% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,345,522 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $157,283,000 after buying an additional 240,271 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers increased its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 44.4% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 192,589 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $2,459,000 after buying an additional 59,222 shares during the last quarter. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new position in Capitol Federal Financial in the fourth quarter valued at $304,000. ETF Managers Group LLC increased its holdings in Capitol Federal Financial by 21.0% in the fourth quarter. ETF Managers Group LLC now owns 11,038 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $141,000 after buying an additional 1,917 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Capitol Federal Financial in the fourth quarter valued at $199,000. 75.87% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Capitol Federal Financial

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc operates as the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank that provides various retail banking products and services in the United States. The company accepts a range of deposit products, including savings accounts, money market accounts, interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, and certificates of deposits.

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