Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) saw an uptick in trading volume on Friday . 5,468,062 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 17% from the previous session’s volume of 4,664,785 shares.The stock last traded at $67.11 and had previously closed at $67.99.

COF has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Sunday, April 17th. Wells Fargo & Co. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 9th. Nomura Holdings Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 9th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. lowered Capital One Financial Corp. from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $58.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Capital One Financial Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $79.60.

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $65.96 and its 200-day moving average price is $67.67. The firm has a market cap of $35.09 billion and a PE ratio of 9.72.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.86 by $0.17. The business earned $6.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.28 billion. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. 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 valued at $1,558,000 after buying an additional 7,825 shares in the last quarter. 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 valued at $1,602,000 after buying an additional 1,367 shares in the last quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 31,842 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,299,000 after buying an additional 1,287 shares in the last quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 13.1% in the fourth quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,097,096 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $79,188,000 after buying an additional 127,269 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BP PLC boosted its position in Capital One Financial Corp. by 180.0% in the fourth quarter. BP PLC now owns 56,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $4,041,000 after buying an additional 36,000 shares in the last quarter.

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