Investors purchased shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) on weakness during trading hours 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

Several research firms recently issued reports on COF. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and issued a $59.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $83.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. DA Davidson reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Tuesday, August 16th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Monday, August 15th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Friday, August 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.35.

The company has a market cap of $36.66 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.11. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $68.27 and a 200 day moving average price of $68.69.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate 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. Equities research analysts anticipate that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

A number of institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in COF. US Bancorp DE raised its position in 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 in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in 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 in the last quarter.

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