Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) Director Ann F. Hackett sold 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.00, for a total value of $686,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 65,011 shares in the company, valued at $6,371,078. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) traded down $0.57 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $98.74. The stock had a trading volume of 2,461,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,598,387. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. The firm has a market capitalization of $47,840.00, a P/E ratio of 13.10, a PEG ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.28. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 12 month low of $76.05 and a 12 month high of $99.95.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $6.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.81 billion. Capital One Financial had a return on equity of 8.25% and a net margin of 13.34%. The company’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.03 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 7.97 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.62%. Capital One Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 22.44%.

Several research analysts have commented on COF shares. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $92.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Tuesday. Buckingham Research started coverage on Capital One Financial in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $99.00 price objective on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies started coverage on Capital One Financial in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. They issued an “underweight” rating and a $81.00 price objective on the stock. Wedbush set a $95.00 price objective on Capital One Financial and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Oppenheimer reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $96.67.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial during the second quarter valued at about $108,000. Seven Eight Capital LP grew its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 16.7% during the second quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. grew its stake in Capital One Financial by 47.1% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,652 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $137,000 after purchasing an additional 529 shares in the last quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC grew its stake in Capital One Financial by 8,078.3% in the second quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 4,907 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $140,000 after purchasing an additional 4,847 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in Capital One Financial by 48.0% in the second quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $143,000 after purchasing an additional 566 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.33% of the company’s stock.

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About Capital One Financial

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, offers a range of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through branches, the Internet and other distribution channels. The Company’s segments include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

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