Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) shares gapped down prior to trading on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $65.65, but opened at $66.26. Capital One Financial Corp. shares last traded at $67.78, with a volume of 2,733,870 shares trading hands.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Sunday, April 17th. Wells Fargo & Co. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Saturday. Nomura Holdings Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Saturday. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. lowered shares of Capital One Financial Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $58.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $79.60.

The stock has a market capitalization of $35.52 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.84. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $66.95 and a 200 day moving average price of $67.84.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.84 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.91 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $6.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.15 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.00 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in COF. ING Groep boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 57.3% in the third quarter. ING Groep now owns 21,487 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,558,000 after buying an additional 7,825 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 22,198 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,602,000 after buying an additional 1,367 shares during the period. Northern Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Northern Capital Management LLC now owns 39,199 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,829,000 after buying an additional 1,460 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 628,543 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $45,368,000 after buying an additional 16,497 shares during the period. Finally, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 127.7% in the fourth quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 34,515 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,491,000 after buying an additional 19,358 shares during the period.

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