SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its position in Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 972.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 102,920 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after buying an additional 93,323 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Capitol Federal Financial were worth $1,311,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 3.9% in the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 20,181,384 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $257,111,000 after buying an additional 759,866 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 6.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,084,475 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $132,712,000 after purchasing an additional 578,095 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 3.6% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 9,604,268 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $126,392,000 after purchasing an additional 335,036 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 15.7% in the third quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 2,123,937 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $27,059,000 after purchasing an additional 288,353 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 9.0% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,735,002 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $22,832,000 after purchasing an additional 143,287 shares in the last quarter. 76.57% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 30th.

Shares of CFFN opened at $13.22 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.11 and a beta of 0.50. The company has a current ratio of 1.33, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.64. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 1-year low of $11.80 and a 1-year high of $14.15.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 26th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $55.90 million during the quarter. Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 28.76% and a return on equity of 6.71%.

The business also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th were paid a $0.39 dividend. This is an increase from Capitol Federal Financial’s previous special dividend of $0.25. This represents a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 15th.

In related news, insider Natalie G. Haag bought 4,860 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 1st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $12.29 per share, with a total value of $59,729.40. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 2.20% of the company’s stock.

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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 comprising savings accounts, money market accounts, interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, and certificates of deposits.

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

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