Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) insider Natalie G. Haag purchased 2,200 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.66 per share, for a total transaction of $30,052.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly 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 SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) traded up 1.93% during trading on Monday, reaching $13.76. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 297,834 shares. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 52 week low of $13.44 and a 52 week high of $17.04. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $14.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $14.46. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.88 and a beta of 0.45.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. The firm had revenue of $54.82 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.30 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.12% and a net margin of 25.51%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.15 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. will post $0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be given a dividend of $0.085 per share. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 53.97%.

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Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 23,965.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,602,313 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $125,851,000 after buying an additional 8,566,568 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 15.9% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 7,480,897 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $109,446,000 after buying an additional 1,024,039 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 5.2% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 10,926,063 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $159,847,000 after buying an additional 544,981 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 36.6% in the first quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 1,542,238 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $22,563,000 after buying an additional 413,606 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. boosted its position in Capitol Federal Financial by 1.9% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 20,571,331 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $292,319,000 after buying an additional 390,728 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 75.64% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on CFFN shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.

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.

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