Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
News articles about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.3547981533277 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Zacks: Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Cortina Asset Management LLC Has $4.24 Million Position in Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Acquires 36,279 Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Position Trimmed by Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 27.99% and a return on equity of 6.44%. The company had revenue of $54.73 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $55.50 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.15 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were given a dividend of $0.085 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.69%. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 47.89%.
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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