Investors sold shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) on strength during trading hours on Wednesday. $20.96 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $72.83 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $51.87 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Capital One Financial Corp. had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Capital One Financial Corp. traded up $0.70 for the day and closed at $70.33

A number of brokerages have weighed in on COF. Wells Fargo & Co. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Saturday, July 9th. Nomura reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Saturday, July 9th. Rafferty Capital Markets cut shares of Capital One Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 25th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. Finally, Evercore ISI reissued a “hold” rating and set a $74.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Wednesday, June 15th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $79.35.

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $68.10 and a 200-day moving average price of $68.65. The company has a market capitalization of $36.64 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.11.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.86 by $0.17. The company earned $6.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.28 billion. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 18th. Investors of record on Monday, August 8th were given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 4th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.23%.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,282,506 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $309,144,000 after buying an additional 26,057 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,485,761 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $107,243,000 after buying an additional 39,327 shares during the last quarter. Finally, US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 350,682 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $25,311,000 after buying an additional 1,804 shares during the last quarter.

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