Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) shares 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 changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.22.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 15th.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $13.66 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.99. The firm has a market cap of $1.90 billion and a PE ratio of 23.72.

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

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

Several large investors recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 189,178 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,376,000 after buying an additional 625 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in 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 worth $3,273,000 after buying an additional 4,123 shares during the last quarter. Brandes Investment Partners LP increased 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 worth $3,407,000 after buying an additional 1,288 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased 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 worth $7,407,000 after buying an additional 1,819 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in Capitol Federal Financial by 26.7% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 659,458 shares of the company’s stock worth $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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