Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) had its price objective boosted by Buckingham Research from $110.00 to $120.00 in a report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on Capital One Financial from $116.00 to $118.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Wells Fargo & Co began coverage on Capital One Financial in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. They set an outperform rating and a $96.00 price target for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a sell rating and set a $81.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Bank of America upped their price target on Capital One Financial from $89.00 to $91.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $106.10.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) opened at $104.90 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $50,850.00, a P/E ratio of 27.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.23. Capital One Financial has a 52-week low of $76.05 and a 52-week high of $106.50.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.62 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.85 by ($0.23). The business had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.12 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 6.89% and a return on equity of 8.36%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.45 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Capital One Financial will post 9.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 26th that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the financial services provider to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

In related news, insider Yajnik Sanjiv sold 156,278 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $100.00, for a total value of $15,627,800.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 199,216 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,921,600. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Bradford H. Warner sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.46, for a total value of $298,380.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 53,085 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,279,834.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 895,348 shares of company stock worth $91,065,103 in the last 90 days. 1.73% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BB&T Investment Services Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $108,000. Cerebellum GP LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial in the 4th quarter worth approximately $127,000. Archford Capital Strategies LLC grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 8,078.3% in the 2nd quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 4,907 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 4,847 shares during the last quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 48.0% in the 2nd quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 566 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Camelot Portfolios LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Institutional investors own 88.52% of the company’s stock.

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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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