Investors bought shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $67.60 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $45.74 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.86 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Capital One Financial had the 18th highest net in-flow for the day. Capital One Financial traded down ($0.07) for the day and closed at $97.03

COF has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 14th. Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of Capital One Financial from $115.00 to $110.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, June 18th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $110.00 to $120.00 in a research report on Monday, July 2nd. UBS Group upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, July 9th. Finally, Oppenheimer upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $113.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 9th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $111.15.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 0.98. The stock has a market cap of $46.88 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.49, a PEG ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 1.29.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last issued its 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. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 10.73% and a return on equity of 10.44%. The business had revenue of $7.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.95 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.96 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.05 EPS for the current year.

In other news, insider Timothy P. Golden sold 4,073 shares of Capital One Financial stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.85, for a total transaction of $390,397.05. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Bradford H. Warner sold 4,229 shares of Capital One Financial stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.55, for a total transaction of $391,393.95. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 56,221 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,203,253.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 285,955 shares of company stock worth $28,384,891. 1.40% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Farmers National Bank bought a new position in Capital One Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at about $102,000. HM Payson & Co. bought a new position in Capital One Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,206,000. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Capital One Financial by 9.1% during the 2nd quarter. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 10,442 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $960,000 after purchasing an additional 871 shares during the last quarter. Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC bought a new position in Capital One Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at about $26,142,000. Finally, Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV lifted its holdings in Capital One Financial by 9,090.0% during the 2nd quarter. Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV now owns 68,925 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $750,000 after purchasing an additional 68,175 shares during the last quarter. 88.25% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Capital One Financial Company Profile (NYSE:COF)

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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