Shares of Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $14.33 and last traded at $14.27, with a volume of 145,584 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $14.22.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th.

The company has a market capitalization of $1.89 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.64. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $13.61 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.97.

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

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

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 11.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 8,232,544 shares of the company’s stock valued at $103,402,000 after buying an additional 844,830 shares during the period. Fiduciary Management Associates LLC boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 7.4% in the fourth quarter. Fiduciary Management Associates LLC now owns 2,101,086 shares of the company’s stock valued at $26,390,000 after buying an additional 144,230 shares during the period. Brandes Investment Partners LP boosted its stake in 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 period. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in 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 period. Finally, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 29.7% in the fourth quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 3,871,191 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,622,000 after buying an additional 887,140 shares during the period.

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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