Analyst Ratings for Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (CFFN)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to Capitol Federal Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CFFN last month.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave CFFN a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CFFN. The most optimistic price target was 16, implying potential capital gains of 13.72 percent. The lowest price target was 14.5, implying potential capital losses of 3.06 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.78 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CFFN has an estimated earnings growth rate of 2.41 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. CFFN has a PEG ratio of 9.34.

CFFN has a 52-week high of 17.04 and a 52-week low of 13.55. Currently the stock is 3.84 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 17.43 percent. CFFN has a price/earnings ratio of 22.51. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CFFN value stock report compares CFFN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.91 billion. CFFN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.