Capital One Financial Co. (NYSE:COF) Stock Position Lifted by CapWealth Advisors LLC

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CapWealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Capital One Financial Co. (NYSE:COF) by 3.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 72,025 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,467 shares during the quarter. CapWealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $9,456,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of COF. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of Capital One Financial in the fourth quarter worth $528,618,000. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 79.5% during the first quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 2,515,833 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $330,303,000 after buying an additional 1,114,456 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 707.1% during the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 1,109,779 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $161,019,000 after buying an additional 972,274 shares in the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 18.0% during the fourth quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 5,836,030 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $846,750,000 after buying an additional 890,874 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Boston Partners boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 8.1% during the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 3,616,479 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $525,074,000 after buying an additional 271,792 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 89.31% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial Stock Down 4.7 %

Shares of Capital One Financial stock opened at $108.93 on Monday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $113.05 and a 200 day moving average price of $130.82. The company has a market cap of $42.82 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.78, a P/E/G ratio of 0.31 and a beta of 1.48. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. Capital One Financial Co. has a 1 year low of $98.54 and a 1 year high of $177.95.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COFGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $4.96 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $5.11 by ($0.15). Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 17.07% and a net margin of 29.23%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $7.71 EPS. As a group, analysts expect that Capital One Financial Co. will post 20.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 16th were paid a dividend of $0.60 per share. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 13th. Capital One Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 10.54%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research analysts recently weighed in on COF shares. Wolfe Research cut Capital One Financial from a “peer perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $86.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Stephens reduced their target price on Capital One Financial from $147.00 to $140.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Friday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reduced their target price on Capital One Financial from $200.00 to $171.00 in a report on Monday, July 11th. BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on Capital One Financial from $200.00 to $188.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, StockNews.com assumed coverage on Capital One Financial in a report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $154.73.

Insider Transactions at Capital One Financial

In other news, insider Sheldon Hall sold 14,504 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.00, for a total transaction of $1,813,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 68,337 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,542,125. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.27% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial Profile

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Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the financial services holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association; and Capital One, National Association, which provides various financial products and services in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking.

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