Media headlines about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capitol Federal Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.5974529388199 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Capitol Federal Financial’s (CFFN) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Position Trimmed by Citadel Advisors LLC (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Shares Bought by Victory Capital Management Inc. (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (CFFN) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research firms recently commented on CFFN. Zacks Investment Research raised Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. BidaskClub raised Capitol Federal Financial from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research report on Tuesday.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.44% and a net margin of 27.99%. The firm had revenue of $54.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.50 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. analysts predict that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were given a dividend of $0.085 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.68%. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 47.89%.
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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