Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) insider Frank G. LapradeIii sold 83,046 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.00, for a total transaction of $7,889,370.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 97,346 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,247,870. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) opened at $99.31 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 12-month low of $76.05 and a 12-month high of $99.95. The firm has a market cap of $46,659.03, a PE ratio of 12.70, a PEG ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 1.28.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last issued 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. Capital One Financial had a net margin of 13.34% and a return on equity of 8.25%. The business had revenue of $6.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.81 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.03 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate 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 given 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 1.61%. Capital One Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 22.63%.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BB&T Investment Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of Capital One Financial in the second quarter worth about $108,000. Seven Eight Capital LP raised its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 16.7% in the second quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $116,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its stake in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 529 shares during the last quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC raised its stake in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 4,847 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 566 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.43% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital One Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 9th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $116.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. They issued an “underweight” rating and a $81.00 price objective for the company. Wedbush set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Buckingham Research assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $99.00 price objective for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Capital One Financial has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $95.90.

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Capital One Financial Company Profile

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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