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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CFFN. The most optimistic price target was 16, which equates to a potential upside of 13.72 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 14.5, implying a possible loss of 3.06 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CFFN to grow at a rate of 2.41 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CFFN is 9.34.

CFFN has a 52-week high of 17.04 and a 52-week low of 13.55. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 3.84 percent, and 17.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. CFFN has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.