Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds

News stories about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.8528064192699 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) opened at $12.94 on Friday. Capitol Federal Financial has a fifty-two week low of $12.36 and a fifty-two week high of $15.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.68, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 1.35. The firm has a market cap of $1,788.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.11 and a beta of 0.44.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 29th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $55.50 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.15 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were issued a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.63%. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 47.89%.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on CFFN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. BidaskClub cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th.

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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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