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 maximum price target given was 16, implying potential capital gains of 13.72 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 14.5, implying potential capital losses of 3.06 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CFFN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 2.41 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CFFN is 9.34.

In the last 52-weeks, CFFN has achieved a high of 17.04 and a low of 13.55. Currently the stock is 3.84 percent higher than its low, and 17.43 percent below the 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.