Bessemer Group Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by 12.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 376,820 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 55,950 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. owned approximately 0.28% of Capitol Federal Financial worth $5,355,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the first quarter valued at about $126,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the first quarter valued at about $203,000. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 44.2% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 16,088 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $235,000 after buying an additional 4,931 shares in the last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 14,930 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $246,000 after buying an additional 432 shares in the last quarter. Finally, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Capitol Federal Financial during the first quarter valued at about $302,000. 75.45% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) opened at 14.04 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $1.89 billion, a PE ratio of 22.32 and a beta of 0.45. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. has a 1-year low of $13.55 and a 1-year high of $17.04. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $14.07 and a 200 day moving average of $14.59.

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

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be given a $0.085 dividend. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. Capitol Federal Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 53.97%.

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Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub raised shares of Capitol Federal Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN)

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