Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. increased its position in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 7.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 300,800 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 19,656 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc.’s holdings in Capital One Financial Corp. were worth $19,104,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Hermes Investment Management Ltd. raised its stake in shares of 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 worth $34,437,000 after buying an additional 38,000 shares during the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc raised 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 worth $219,000 after buying an additional 698 shares during the last quarter. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc. CA raised 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 worth $10,419,000 after buying an additional 450 shares during the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. during the second quarter worth approximately $12,950,000. Finally, Moore Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. during the first quarter worth approximately $8,664,000. 87.75% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) traded up 0.64% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $72.14. The company had a trading volume of 3,290,825 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $69.59 and its 200-day moving average is $69.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.91 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.18 and a beta of 1.33. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 12-month low of $58.03 and a 12-month high of $81.62.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) last released 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. Capital One Financial Corp. had a net margin of 15.38% and a return on equity of 8.56%. The business earned $6.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.28 billion. On average, analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corp. will post $7.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Nomura restated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 9th. Wells Fargo & Co. restated a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 9th. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $69.00 price objective on shares of Capital One Financial Corp. in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Rafferty Capital Markets lowered Capital One Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, DA Davidson upgraded Capital One Financial Corp. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 price objective for the company in a research 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 given a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Capital One Financial Corp. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $78.93.

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