Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) insider Robert M. Alexander sold 76,354 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.84, for a total transaction of $7,241,413.36. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 89,603 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,497,948.52. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) traded up $2.17 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $94.89. 3,425,600 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,617,839. The firm has a market capitalization of $46,000.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. Capital One Financial Corporation has a 1-year low of $76.05 and a 1-year high of $96.92.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. The business had revenue of $6.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.81 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 13.34% and a return on equity of 8.25%. Capital One Financial’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $2.03 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corporation will post 7.97 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were issued a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.69%. Capital One Financial’s payout ratio is 22.44%.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Davis Selected Advisers lifted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 112.8% during the 2nd quarter. Davis Selected Advisers now owns 8,061,905 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $666,075,000 after buying an additional 4,274,053 shares in the last quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its stake in Capital One Financial by 229.4% during the 3rd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 1,647,291 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $139,460,000 after purchasing an additional 1,147,191 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 107.8% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 1,989,104 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $164,340,000 after acquiring an additional 1,031,829 shares during the period. Pzena Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 28.1% in the second quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 4,041,646 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $333,921,000 after acquiring an additional 885,934 shares during the period. Finally, Capital World Investors grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 2.3% in the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 38,396,005 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,172,278,000 after acquiring an additional 849,047 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.43% of the company’s stock.

COF has been the topic of a number of research reports. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Capital One Financial from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $97.00 to $83.00 in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $84.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $106.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Bank of America boosted their target price on shares of Capital One Financial from $89.00 to $91.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $95.52.

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About Capital One Financial

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.

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