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Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 29th, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.30 per share on Friday, February 21st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.72%.

COF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at UBS AG cut their EPS estimates on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a “buy” rating and a $87.00 price target on the stock. They previously had a $85.00 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note to investors on Friday, January 17th. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a “fair value” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note to investors on Friday, January 17th. They now have a $76.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $78.00. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $79.37.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 16th. The company reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $5.54 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.45 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.41 earnings per share. Capital One Financial Corp.’s revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

In other Capital One Financial Corp. news, Director Pierre Leroy sold 18,795 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, January 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.29, for a total transaction of $1,339,895.55. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 37,376 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,664,535. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company with banking and non-banking subsidiaries.

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