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, which equates to a potential upside of 13.72 percent. The lowest price target was 14.5, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.78 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Today's price is 3.84 percent above the 52-week 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 market cap of CFFN is $1.91 billion. CFFN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.