Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC increased its position in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 49.0% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 34,476 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 11,338 shares during the period. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $2,816,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of COF. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in Capital One Financial by 7,526.3% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 11,906,861 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 11,750,732 shares during the period. Norges Bank bought a new position in Capital One Financial in the 4th quarter worth $305,543,000. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. boosted its holdings in Capital One Financial by 119.9% in the 4th quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 1,658,839 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $125,392,000 after buying an additional 904,336 shares during the period. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group boosted its holdings in Capital One Financial by 9,386.2% in the 3rd quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 879,848 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $9,268,000 after buying an additional 870,573 shares during the period. Finally, Millennium Management LLC boosted its holdings in Capital One Financial by 66.6% in the 4th quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 2,072,827 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $156,685,000 after buying an additional 828,766 shares during the period. 89.40% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE COF traded down $0.95 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $86.88. 1,186,852 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,678,487. The company has a current ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $41.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.99, a P/E/G ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 1.26. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 1 year low of $69.90 and a 1 year high of $101.26.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 22nd. The financial services provider reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.41 by ($0.54). The business had revenue of $7.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.07 billion. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 18.58% and a return on equity of 11.05%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.59 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.07 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Kleber Santos sold 3,570 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.49, for a total transaction of $294,489.30. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 19,454 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,604,760.46. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 1.43% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several research firms have commented on COF. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 19th. Wedbush downgraded shares of Capital One Financial to a “sell” rating and set a $80.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Thursday, December 20th. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Capital One Financial from $125.00 to $114.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Wells Fargo & Co dropped their price objective on shares of Capital One Financial from $103.00 to $90.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on shares of Capital One Financial from $107.00 to $100.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $104.07.

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About Capital One Financial

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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