American Century Companies Inc. reduced its stake in Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 3.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,890,750 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 680,581 shares during the quarter. American Century Companies Inc. owned about 14.81% of Capitol Federal Financial worth $292,394,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 23,965.8% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,602,313 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $125,851,000 after buying an additional 8,566,568 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 5.2% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 10,926,063 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $159,847,000 after purchasing an additional 544,981 shares during the period. Susquehanna International Group LLP grew its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 1,181.5% during the 2nd quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 237,236 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $3,371,000 after purchasing an additional 218,723 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 8,274,295 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $117,578,000 after purchasing an additional 218,238 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 7,681,597 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $109,155,000 after purchasing an additional 200,700 shares during the period. 74.32% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

CFFN has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th.

In other Capitol Federal Financial news, insider Natalie G. Haag purchased 2,200 shares of Capitol Federal Financial stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $13.66 per share, with a total value of $30,052.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 49,959 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $682,439.94. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 2.50% of the company’s stock.

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Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $13.61. The stock had a trading volume of 247,171 shares, compared to its average volume of 467,006. The company has a current ratio of 1.38, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.75. The firm has a market cap of $1,886.60, a PE ratio of 22.02, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.20 and a beta of 0.46.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by ($0.01). Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.14% and a net margin of 25.09%. The business had revenue of $55.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $56.10 million. equities analysts predict that Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This is a positive change from Capitol Federal Financial’s previous special dividend of $0.25. This represents a yield of 2.47%. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 54.84%.

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.

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

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