Traders bought shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $91.46 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $56.36 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $35.10 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Capital One Financial Corp. had the 38th highest net in-flow for the day. Capital One Financial Corp. traded down ($0.52) for the day and closed at $71.08

A number of analysts have weighed in on the company. Sterne Agee CRT cut Capital One Financial Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $67.50 price target for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. Guggenheim raised Capital One Financial Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $67.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, May 9th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $83.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, August 17th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and issued a $59.00 price target on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, DA Davidson reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Capital One Financial Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $79.35.

The company has a market cap of $36.37 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.03. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $68.19 and its 200-day moving average price is $68.67.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.86 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $6.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.28 billion. On average, analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.18 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 8th were given a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 4th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.25%.

Several large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. US Bancorp DE increased its position 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 valued at $25,311,000 after buying an additional 1,804 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position 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 valued at $309,144,000 after buying an additional 26,057 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position 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 valued at $107,243,000 after buying an additional 39,327 shares in the last quarter.

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