PGGM Investments boosted its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 15.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 767,573 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 103,767 shares during the period. PGGM Investments’ holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. were worth $48,749,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Hermes Investment Management Ltd. boosted its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. by 7.5% in the second quarter. Hermes Investment Management Ltd. now owns 542,232 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $34,437,000 after buying an additional 38,000 shares during the period. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 28.4% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 3,154 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $219,000 after buying an additional 698 shares during the last quarter. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc. CA boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. by 0.3% in the first quarter. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc. CA now owns 150,320 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $10,419,000 after buying an additional 450 shares during the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $12,950,000. Finally, Moore Capital Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. during the first quarter valued at approximately $8,664,000. Institutional investors own 87.75% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded up 0.64% on Thursday, hitting $72.14. The stock had a trading volume of 3,290,825 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $36.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.18 and a beta of 1.33. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $58.03 and a 52 week high of $81.62. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $69.75 and a 200 day moving average of $69.12.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.86 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $6.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.28 billion. Capital One Financial Corp. had a net margin of 15.38% and a return on equity of 8.56%. On average, analysts predict that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.18 earnings per share for the current year.

COF has been the topic of several analyst reports. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a $59.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Friday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut Capital One Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 28th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, DA Davidson upgraded Capital One Financial Corp. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, July 8th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $78.93.

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