Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $106.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 32.43% from the company’s current price.

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a $85.00 target price (down from $88.00) on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a report on Sunday, May 21st. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $97.00 target price (down from $100.00) on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. CIBC raised shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $84.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $92.19.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE COF) opened at 80.04 on Friday. Capital One Financial Corporation has a one year low of $69.49 and a one year high of $96.92. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $81.97 and a 200-day moving average of $83.06. The company has a market capitalization of $38.74 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.67 and a beta of 1.22.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The financial services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.90 by $0.06. Capital One Financial Corporation had a net margin of 13.32% and a return on equity of 7.92%. The firm had revenue of $6.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.68 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.76 earnings per share. Capital One Financial Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corporation will post $7.53 earnings per share for the current year.

Capital One Financial Corporation announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, June 28th that permits the company to buyback $1.85 billion in shares. This buyback authorization permits the financial services provider to buy up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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In related news, CEO Richard D. Fairbank sold 367,419 shares of Capital One Financial Corporation stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.02, for a total transaction of $31,972,801.38. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America raised its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 0.6% during the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,860 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $161,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the period. Savant Capital LLC increased its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 0.9% during the second quarter. Savant Capital LLC now owns 3,213 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $265,000 after purchasing an additional 28 shares in the last quarter. ARGA Investment Management LP increased its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. ARGA Investment Management LP now owns 11,002 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $909,000 after purchasing an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. Linscomb & Williams Inc. increased its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 1.1% during the second quarter. Linscomb & Williams Inc. now owns 2,953 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $244,000 after purchasing an additional 33 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trust Co. of Virginia VA increased its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 0.8% during the first quarter. Trust Co. of Virginia VA now owns 4,578 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $397,000 after purchasing an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. 88.05% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Capital One Financial Corporation Company Profile

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, offers a range of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through branches, the Internet and other distribution channels. The Company’s segments include Credit Card, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

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