Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Trading 5.3% Higher

Capital One Financial Co. (NYSE:COF)’s stock price traded up 5.3% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $112.69 and last traded at $112.11. 3,640,068 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 3% from the average session volume of 3,537,429 shares. The stock had previously closed at $106.51.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Wolfe Research lifted their price target on Capital One Financial from $77.00 to $81.00 in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on Capital One Financial from $124.00 to $120.00 in a research note on Wednesday. UBS Group assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Monday, November 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $120.00 target price on the stock. Stephens cut shares of Capital One Financial from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $79.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, January 5th. Finally, StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $122.35.

Capital One Financial Stock Performance

The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $97.17 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $101.88. The company has a market cap of $43.59 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.65, a PEG ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.00.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COFGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.82 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.81 by ($0.99). The business had revenue of $9.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.07 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 23.84% and a return on equity of 15.44%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $5.41 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Co. will post 18.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 25th. Investors of record on Monday, November 14th were issued a dividend of $0.60 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 10th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.10%. Capital One Financial’s payout ratio is 11.89%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, insider Mark Daniel Mouadeb sold 940 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.00, for a total transaction of $98,700.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11,303 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,186,815. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In related news, insider Mark Daniel Mouadeb sold 940 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.00, for a total transaction of $98,700.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11,303 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,186,815. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 12,538 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $106.12, for a total value of $1,330,532.56. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 3,757,022 shares in the company, valued at approximately $398,695,174.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 26,016 shares of company stock valued at $2,761,270 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 1.27% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.4% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. now owns 6,496 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $677,000 after buying an additional 92 shares during the last quarter. True North Advisors LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 0.4% in the second quarter. True North Advisors LLC now owns 24,095 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,510,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.5% in the second quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC now owns 6,658 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $694,000 after buying an additional 96 shares during the last quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.4% in the second quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust now owns 6,955 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $725,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Canal Capital Management LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC now owns 11,236 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,171,000 after purchasing an additional 99 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.30% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial Company Profile

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Capital One Financial Corp. operates as a financial holding company. The firm engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Credit Card segment includes domestic consumer and small business card lending, and international card lending businesses.

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Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) Trading 5.3% Higher

Capital One Financial Co. (NYSE:COF)’s stock price traded up 5.3% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $112.69 and last traded at $112.11. 3,640,068 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 3% from the average session volume of 3,537,429 shares. The stock had previously closed at $106.51.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Wolfe Research lifted their price target on Capital One Financial from $77.00 to $81.00 in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. Citigroup decreased their price target on Capital One Financial from $157.00 to $119.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. Credit Suisse Group cut their target price on shares of Capital One Financial to $130.00 in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Capital One Financial from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $115.00 to $90.00 in a report on Thursday, December 1st. Finally, StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $122.35.

Capital One Financial Stock Performance

The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $97.17 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $101.88. The company has a market cap of $43.59 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.65, a PEG ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.00.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COFGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.82 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.81 by ($0.99). The business had revenue of $9.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.07 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 23.84% and a return on equity of 15.44%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $5.41 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Co. will post 18.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 25th. Investors of record on Monday, November 14th were issued a dividend of $0.60 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 10th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.10%. Capital One Financial’s payout ratio is 11.89%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, insider Mark Daniel Mouadeb sold 940 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.00, for a total transaction of $98,700.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11,303 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,186,815. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In related news, insider Mark Daniel Mouadeb sold 940 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.00, for a total transaction of $98,700.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11,303 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,186,815. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 12,538 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $106.12, for a total value of $1,330,532.56. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 3,757,022 shares in the company, valued at approximately $398,695,174.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 26,016 shares of company stock valued at $2,761,270 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 1.27% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.4% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. now owns 6,496 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $677,000 after buying an additional 92 shares during the last quarter. True North Advisors LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 0.4% in the second quarter. True North Advisors LLC now owns 24,095 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,510,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.5% in the second quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC now owns 6,658 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $694,000 after buying an additional 96 shares during the last quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.4% in the second quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust now owns 6,955 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $725,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Canal Capital Management LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC now owns 11,236 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,171,000 after purchasing an additional 99 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.30% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial Company Profile

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Capital One Financial Corp. operates as a financial holding company. The firm engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking and Commercial Banking. The Credit Card segment includes domestic consumer and small business card lending, and international card lending businesses.

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