Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) Given News Impact Score of 0.31

News coverage about Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. 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 news sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ CFFN) traded up 1.28% on Friday, reaching $14.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 395,133 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.66 and a beta of 0.45. Capitol Federal Financial has a 1-year low of $13.55 and a 1-year high of $17.04. The company has a 50 day moving average of $14.09 and a 200 day moving average of $14.64.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16. The firm had revenue of $54.82 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $54.30 million. Capitol Federal Financial had a return on equity of 6.10% and a net margin of 25.51%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.15 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that Capitol Federal Financial will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be given a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.39%. Capitol Federal Financial’s payout ratio is 53.97%.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on CFFN shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. BidaskClub cut shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a report on Wednesday, April 5th.

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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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