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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CFFN. The highest price target was 16, implying a possible profit of 13.72 percent. The lowest price target was 14.5, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CFFN to grow at a rate of 2.41 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CFFN has a PEG ratio of 9.34.

CFFN has traded between a high of 17.04 and a low of 13.55 over the past year. Currently the stock is 3.84 percent higher than its low, and 17.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.