Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.22

Media coverage about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.1670550795236 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ CFFN) traded down $0.09 during trading on Thursday, hitting $13.71. 415,019 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 501,052. The company has a quick ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.73. Capitol Federal Financial has a 52 week low of $13.03 and a 52 week high of $17.04. The company has a market cap of $1,929.70, a PE ratio of 22.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.30 and a beta of 0.47.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.01). Capitol Federal Financial had a net margin of 25.09% and a return on equity of 6.14%. The firm had revenue of $55.55 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $56.10 million. research analysts forecast that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th were paid a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was 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 is presently 54.84%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on CFFN shares. BidaskClub downgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 22nd.

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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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