Allianz Asset Management AG reduced its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 0.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,809 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 53 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management AG’s holdings in Capitol Federal Financial were worth $441,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in CFFN. Pzena Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the third quarter valued at about $160,000. Barber Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the fourth quarter valued at about $224,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the third quarter valued at about $333,000. Capital One National Association boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 3.9% in the third quarter. Capital One National Association now owns 24,693 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $347,000 after buying an additional 938 shares during the period. Finally, Credit Agricole S A boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 13.6% in the fourth quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 25,565 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $420,000 after buying an additional 3,065 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.88% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) traded up 0.27% on Friday, hitting $14.77. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 440,622 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $14.65 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.27. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a one year low of $12.97 and a one year high of $17.04. The firm has a market cap of $1.97 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.82 and a beta of 0.45.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $52.57 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.20 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.01% and a net margin of 25.64%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.16 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. will post $0.63 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 5th will be issued a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 3rd. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 54.84%.
Several brokerages have weighed in on CFFN. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th.
In related news, insider Kent G. Townsend sold 103,804 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.16, for a total transaction of $1,573,668.64. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 216,082 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,275,803.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Daniel L. Lehman sold 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.25, for a total transaction of $228,750.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 17,763 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $270,885.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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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