Avitas Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 1.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 34,555 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 449 shares during the period. Avitas Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $3,144,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in COF. Next Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $25,000. Coastal Capital Group Inc. bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $39,000. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC grew its position in Capital One Financial by 318.9% during the 2nd quarter. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC now owns 444 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $40,000 after acquiring an additional 338 shares during the last quarter. Vista Private Wealth Partners. LLC bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $58,000. Finally, Strategic Blueprint LLC bought a new stake in Capital One Financial during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $59,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.81% of the company’s stock.

COF stock opened at $89.80 on Friday. The business’s fifty day moving average is $89.63 and its 200-day moving average is $89.56. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The company has a market cap of $42.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.27. Capital One Financial Corp. has a twelve month low of $69.90 and a twelve month high of $98.62.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $3.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.84 by $0.53. The company had revenue of $7.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.01 billion. Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 10.68% and a net margin of 17.50%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $3.71 EPS. Research analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 11.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

COF has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets set a $141.00 price target on Capital One Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 19th. ValuEngine downgraded Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $98.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Monday, July 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Capital One Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $103.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Thursday, July 25th. Finally, Citigroup reduced their price objective on Capital One Financial from $105.00 to $100.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. Capital One Financial has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $104.61.

In other news, insider Michael J. Wassmer sold 8,212 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.03, for a total value of $780,386.36. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 84,679 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,047,045.37. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Bradford H. Warner sold 3,777 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.68, for a total value of $346,275.36. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 43,207 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,961,217.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.43% 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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