Canal Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 10.9% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 17,551 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,731 shares during the quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $1,327,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in COF. Vanguard Group Inc grew its position in Capital One Financial by 1.2% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 34,504,061 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,275,469,000 after buying an additional 406,610 shares during the last quarter. Norinchukin Bank The grew its position in Capital One Financial by 11.7% in the third quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 33,846 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,213,000 after buying an additional 3,548 shares during the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new position in Capital One Financial in the third quarter worth approximately $5,587,000. American National Bank grew its position in Capital One Financial by 26.7% in the fourth quarter. American National Bank now owns 57,798 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $4,369,000 after buying an additional 12,163 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Veritable L.P. grew its position in Capital One Financial by 5.1% in the third quarter. Veritable L.P. now owns 14,569 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,383,000 after buying an additional 704 shares during the last quarter. 90.58% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NYSE COF opened at $77.83 on Monday. Capital One Financial Corp. has a twelve month low of $69.90 and a twelve month high of $101.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.02. The company has a market cap of $36.86 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.15, a PEG ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 1.26.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 22nd. The financial services provider reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.41 by ($0.54). Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 11.05% and a net margin of 18.58%. The firm had revenue of $7.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.07 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.59 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.11 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 11th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 8th. Capital One Financial’s payout ratio is 14.71%.

COF has been the topic of several recent research reports. Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of Capital One Financial from $110.00 to $105.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Barclays restated a “buy” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Monday, October 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $99.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, October 26th. Sandler O’Neill lifted their price target on shares of Capital One Financial from $113.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 24th. Finally, Oppenheimer set a $101.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Capital One Financial currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $104.31.

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Capital One Financial 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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