Highbridge Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) by 105.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 57,169 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 29,391 shares during the quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $4,840,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of COF. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $108,000. Seven Eight Capital LP lifted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 16.7% in the 2nd quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. lifted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 47.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,652 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 529 shares during the period. Archford Capital Strategies LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 8,078.3% in the 2nd quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 4,907 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 4,847 shares during the period. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial by 48.0% in the 2nd quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 566 shares during the period. 88.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE COF) traded up $0.24 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $96.21. The company had a trading volume of 1,828,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,595,668. Capital One Financial Corporation has a 12-month low of $76.05 and a 12-month high of $96.92. The stock has a market cap of $46,520.90, a P/E ratio of 12.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings data 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 return on equity of 8.25% and a net margin of 13.34%. The firm had revenue of $6.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.81 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.03 EPS. Capital One Financial’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corporation will post 7.97 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 10th. Capital One Financial’s payout ratio is currently 22.63%.

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Wedbush set a $95.00 price target on Capital One Financial and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research cut Capital One Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $81.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Friday, October 27th. BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on Capital One Financial from $116.00 to $118.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company raised their price target on Capital One Financial from $96.00 to $98.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $96.24.

In other Capital One Financial news, Director Mayo A. Shattuck III sold 24,167 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.71, for a total transaction of $2,240,522.57. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 59,613 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,526,721.23. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Robert M. Alexander sold 76,354 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.84, for a total value of $7,241,413.36. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 89,603 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,497,948.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 131,868 shares of company stock valued at $12,378,192 in the last three months. 1.73% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Capital One Financial 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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