Capitol Federal Financial (CFFN) has 7,140,454 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 17 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 7,547,669 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 421,963 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -5.4%, which amounts to -407,215 shares. Short positions are 5.7% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN): The stock opened at $14.20 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $14.23 for the day. The stock traded down to $14.12 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $14.17 with a loss of -0.35% for the day. The stock had closed at $14.22 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 327,864 shares.
In a related news,The officer (Executive Vice President) of Capitol Federal Financial Inc, Jackson Rick C sold 51,000 shares at $14.09 on August 15, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $718,590. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. is the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank. Capitol Federal Savings Bank is a federally charted stock savings bank. The Bank has branch locations in Kansas and Missouri, and is a residential lender in the State of Kansas. The Bank primarily serves the metropolitan areas of Topeka, Wichita, Lawrence, Manhattan, Emporia, Salina, Kansas and a portion of the metropolitan area of greater Kansas City on both the Kansas and Missouri sides of the state line. The Bank is a residential lender in Kansas and offers checking, savings and money markets accounts, individual retirement account (IRAs), and certificates of deposit.