Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) Director Mayo A. Shattuck III sold 24,167 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.71, for a total value of $2,240,522.57. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 59,613 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,526,721.23. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) traded down 0.27% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $92.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,184,743 shares. The firm has a market cap of $44.62 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.44 and a beta of 1.23. Capital One Financial Corporation has a one year low of $71.91 and a one year high of $96.92. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $85.30 and a 200 day moving average price of $82.68.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. Capital One Financial Corporation had a net margin of 13.34% and a return on equity of 8.25%. The business had revenue of $6.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.81 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.03 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Corporation will post $7.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Capital World Investors boosted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 38,396,005 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,172,278,000 after purchasing an additional 849,047 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 31,789,748 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,626,469,000 after purchasing an additional 335,574 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 3,066.1% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 31,294,690 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,711,996,000 after purchasing an additional 30,306,250 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 0.7% during the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 21,864,090 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,894,742,000 after purchasing an additional 157,141 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 13,739,126 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,135,064,000 after purchasing an additional 322,243 shares during the last quarter. 87.51% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research firms have recently commented on COF. Morgan Stanley lowered Capital One Financial Corporation from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their price target for the stock from $97.00 to $83.00 in a report on Friday, September 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Capital One Financial Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 9th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $84.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $106.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a report on Friday, September 15th. Finally, CIBC raised Capital One Financial Corporation from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $95.00.

Capital One Financial Corporation Company Profile

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, offers a range of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through branches, the Internet and other distribution channels. The Company’s segments include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF)

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