Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Lowered to “Hold” at BidaskClub

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) traded down $0.09 during trading on Thursday, hitting $13.71. 415,019 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 501,052. The stock has a market cap of $1,929.70, a PE ratio of 22.52, a PEG ratio of 4.30 and a beta of 0.47. Capitol Federal Financial has a 1-year low of $13.03 and a 1-year high of $17.04. 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 (NASDAQ:CFFN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $55.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $56.10 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.14% and a net margin of 25.09%. equities research analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial will post 0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Pacad Investment Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 7,800 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $111,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Barber Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter. Barber Financial Group Inc. now owns 14,625 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $208,000 after acquiring an additional 1,036 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 7.0% during the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 14,881 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $211,000 after acquiring an additional 980 shares during the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 39.0% during the 3rd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 15,495 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $228,000 after acquiring an additional 4,348 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Amalgamated Bank boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 16,238 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $231,000 after acquiring an additional 210 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.27% of the company’s stock.

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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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