Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reduced its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN – Get a rating) by 4.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund held 48,742 shares of the savings and loan company after selling 2,433 shares during the quarter. The Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund holdings in Capitol Federal Financial were worth $530,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently changed their positions in the company. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.7% during the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 15,416,186 shares of the savings and loan company worth $174,665,000 after acquiring 112,352 additional shares in the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 4.2% during the fourth quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,308,447 shares of the savings and loan company worth $14,825,000 after purchasing an additional 52,710 shares during the period. Invesco Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 5.8% during the fourth quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 1,271,275 shares of the savings and loan company worth $14,403,000 after purchasing an additional 69,680 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 393,868 shares of the savings and loan company worth $4,463,000 after purchasing an additional 1,071 shares during the period. Finally, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board increased its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.8% during the fourth quarter. The Public Sector Pension Investment Board now owns 262,980 shares of the savings and loan company worth $2,980,000 after purchasing an additional 2,080 shares during the period. Institutional investors hold 80.40% of the company’s shares.
Capitol Federal Financial Stock up 1.8%
NASDAQ: CFFN opened at $9.06 on Friday. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 1-year low of $8.77 and a 1-year high of $12.79. The company has a current ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a debt ratio of 1.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion, a price-earnings ratio of 15.36 and a beta of 0.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $9.56 and a two-hundred-day moving average price of $10.43.
Federal Capitol Finance (NASDAQ: CFFN – Get a rating) last reported results on Wednesday, April 27. The savings and loan company reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.16 for the quarter, beating consensus analyst estimates of $0.14 by $0.02. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.61% and a net margin of 29.42%. The company posted revenue of $52.52 million in the quarter, compared to $51.67 million expected by analysts. During the same period of the previous year, the company made earnings per share of $0.15. As a group, stock analysts expect Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. to post earnings per share of 0.62 for the current year.
Capitol Federal Financial cuts dividend
The company also recently announced a None dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 24. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 10 received a dividend of $0.20. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 9. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 57.63%.
Changes to analyst ratings
A number of equity research analysts have recently commented on the company. StockNews.com supposed coverage of Capitol Federal Financial in a Thursday, March 31 research note. They set a “holding” rating for the company. TheStreet upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “b-” to a “c+” rating in a Thursday, May 12 research note.
About Capitol Federal Financial
Capitol Federal Financial, Inc operates as a holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank which provides various retail banking products and services in the United States. The Company accepts a range of deposit products, including savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, and certificates of deposit.
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