Boston Partners lowered its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 4,320,899 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 13,509 shares during the quarter. Boston Partners’ holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $397,090,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. IFM Investors Pty Ltd boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 11.3% during the 1st quarter. IFM Investors Pty Ltd now owns 14,979 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,435,000 after purchasing an additional 1,516 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 32.9% during the 1st quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 13,372 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,281,000 after purchasing an additional 3,307 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 10.2% during the 1st quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 1,556,204 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $149,115,000 after purchasing an additional 144,572 shares during the last quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 57.7% during the 1st quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas now owns 41,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,929,000 after purchasing an additional 15,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Heritage Investors Management Corp boosted its stake in Capital One Financial by 3.9% during the 2nd quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp now owns 107,401 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $9,870,000 after purchasing an additional 4,039 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 90.16% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have commented on COF shares. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Wednesday, April 25th. Oppenheimer reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Tuesday, April 24th. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on Capital One Financial from $140.00 to $133.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 25th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. ValuEngine downgraded Capital One Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut their target price on Capital One Financial from $111.00 to $104.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, April 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Capital One Financial currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $110.90.

NYSE COF opened at $97.62 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $46.56 billion, a PE ratio of 12.53, a PEG ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $76.98 and a 1-year high of $106.50.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $3.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.59. The firm had revenue of $7.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.95 billion. Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 10.44% and a net margin of 10.73%. The company’s revenue was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.96 EPS. analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 6th will be issued a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 3rd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.64%. Capital One Financial’s payout ratio is 20.54%.

In other news, insider Michael J. Wassmer sold 1,787 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.00, for a total transaction of $175,126.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 84,045 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,236,410. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Timothy P. Golden sold 4,073 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.85, for a total value of $390,397.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 311,511 shares of company stock worth $30,857,592 over the last three months. Insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial Company Profile

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank 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, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Credit Card, Consumer Banking, and Commercial Banking.

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