Traders sold shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) on strength during trading hours on Wednesday. $32.39 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $54.00 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.61 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Capital One Financial Corp. had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Capital One Financial Corp. traded up $0.25 for the day and closed at $66.55

Several analysts recently weighed in on COF shares. Vetr downgraded Capital One Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $70.25 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, April 6th. Guggenheim downgraded Capital One Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $62.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, April 6th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $78.00 price target (down previously from $79.00) on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Friday, April 8th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut their price target on Capital One Financial Corp. from $80.00 to $79.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Sunday, April 17th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.15.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $65.22 and its 200 day moving average price is $67.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $33.85 billion and a PE ratio of 9.34.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.86 by $0.17. The business had revenue of $6.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.28 billion. Equities research analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.16 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 8th will be issued a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 4th.

A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of COF. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. by 88.3% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 15,716 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,134,000 after buying an additional 7,368 shares during the last quarter. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI raised its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. by 5.1% in the fourth quarter. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI now owns 18,548 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,339,000 after buying an additional 895 shares during the last quarter. Atlanta Capital Group acquired a new stake in Capital One Financial Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,406,000. ING Groep raised its stake 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 during the last quarter. Finally, Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. by 7.4% in the fourth quarter. Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 28,535 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,060,000 after buying an additional 1,975 shares during the last quarter.

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