Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Beats Expectations By $0.29 EPS
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.29, StockRatingsNetwork reports. The company had revenue of $5.37 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.45 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.79 earnings per share. Capital One Financial Corp.’s revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year.
COF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Oppenheimer raised their price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. from $81.00 to $85.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 3rd. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. On a related note, analysts at FBR Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Thursday, March 27th. Finally, analysts at EVA Dimensions downgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, March 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Capital One Financial Corp. currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $80.53.
Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded up 0.86% on Wednesday, hitting $75.16. 3,617,024 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $52.34 and a 52 week high of $78.49. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $74.56 and a 200-day moving average of $72.53. The company has a market cap of $42.878 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.72.
Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company with banking and non-banking subsidiaries.
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