Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $14.34 and last traded at $14.25, with a volume of 102,284 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.30.

CFFN has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Stephens initiated coverage on shares of Capitol Federal Financial in a research note on Friday. They set an “equal weight” rating for the company.

The stock has a market capitalization of $1.90 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.30. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $14.15 and a 200-day moving average of $13.42.

Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.15. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Capitol Federal Financial Inc. will post $0.62 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 5th were issued a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.38%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 3rd.

In other Capitol Federal Financial news, insider Rick C. Jackson sold 51,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.09, for a total value of $718,590.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 133,753 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,884,579.77. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Natalie G. Haag sold 21,562 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total transaction of $301,868.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 62,321 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $872,494. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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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