NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Capitol Federal Financial

(Nasdaq:

CFFN

) is tomorrow, May 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $11.83 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%.

The average volume for Capitol Federal Financial has been 840,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Capitol Federal Financial has a market cap of $1.97 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

banking

industry. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. is the bank holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank through which it provides commercial banking products and services. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.3, equal to the average banking industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Capitol Federal Financial as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full

Capitol Federal Financial Ratings Report

.

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