Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $14.05 and last traded at $14.04, with a volume of 232,763 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $13.87.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd.

The company has a market cap of $1.87 billion and a PE ratio of 23.31. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $13.53 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.93.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. On average, equities analysts forecast that Capitol Federal Financial Inc. will post $0.62 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 24th. Investors of record on Friday, June 10th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 8th.

Other large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 189,178 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,376,000 after buying an additional 625 shares during the last quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP now owns 271,267 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,407,000 after buying an additional 1,288 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 589,738 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,407,000 after buying an additional 1,819 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 260,628 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,273,000 after buying an additional 4,123 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 26.7% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 659,458 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,283,000 after buying an additional 138,853 shares during the last quarter.

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc is the savings and loan holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank (Capitol Federal Savings or the Bank). The Company is a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves. It attracts retail deposits from the general public and invests those funds primarily in permanent loans secured by first mortgages on owner-occupied, one- to four-family residences.

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