Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) insider Yajnik Sanjiv sold 10,086 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.00, for a total value of $1,059,030.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 71,367 shares in the company, valued at $7,493,535. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Yajnik Sanjiv also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, December 22nd, Yajnik Sanjiv sold 156,278 shares of Capital One Financial stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.00, for a total value of $15,627,800.00.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $104.39. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,278,809 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,197,537. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $76.05 and a 52 week high of $106.47. The company has a market capitalization of $50,600.00, a PE ratio of 14.64, a P/E/G ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 1.28.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 8.25% and a net margin of 13.34%. The company had revenue of $6.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.81 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2.03 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 7.99 EPS for the current year.

Capital One Financial announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, December 26th that authorizes the company to buyback $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the financial services provider to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of COF. Seven Eight Capital LP increased its stake in Capital One Financial by 16.7% during the second quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $116,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in Capital One Financial by 13.2% during the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 195,799 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $16,177,000 after acquiring an additional 22,865 shares during the last quarter. Investec Asset Management LTD bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the second quarter worth approximately $11,598,000. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Capital One Financial by 0.4% during the second quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 58,765 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $4,855,000 after acquiring an additional 249 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Capital One Financial by 1.1% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 31,789,748 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,626,469,000 after acquiring an additional 335,574 shares during the last quarter. 88.33% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on COF shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 27th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and issued a $116.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Buckingham Research started coverage on Capital One Financial in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $99.00 price objective on the stock. Bank of America upgraded Capital One Financial from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Compass Point upgraded Capital One Financial from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $99.52 to $122.00 in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $102.14.

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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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