Bank of New York Mellon Corp decreased its holdings in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) by 9.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 6,164,681 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 676,193 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned approximately 1.27% of Capital One Financial Corporation worth $521,902,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation during the second quarter worth about $108,000. Seven Eight Capital LP boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 16.7% during the second quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 47.1% during the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,652 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $137,000 after buying an additional 529 shares during the period. Archford Capital Strategies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 8,078.3% during the second quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 4,907 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 4,847 shares during the period. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Capital One Financial Corporation by 48.0% during the second quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,745 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 566 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.17% of the company’s stock.

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In other news, Director Ann F. Hackett sold 11,055 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.18, for a total transaction of $1,007,994.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 69,066 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,297,437.88. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Mayo A. Shattuck III sold 24,167 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.71, for a total transaction of $2,240,522.57. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 59,613 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,526,721.23. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 43,514 shares of company stock valued at $4,011,299. Corporate insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $116.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $96.00 target price for the company. Compass Point assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $90.00 target price for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Capital One Financial Corporation in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. They set an “underweight” rating and a $81.00 target price for the company. Finally, Wedbush upgraded shares of Capital One Financial Corporation from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $80.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $95.52.

Shares of Capital One Financial Corporation (COF) traded down $0.95 on Wednesday, hitting $86.00. 3,369,400 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,645,137. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.07. Capital One Financial Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $76.05 and a fifty-two week high of $96.92. The stock has a market cap of $41,690.00, a PE ratio of 11.47, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 1.30.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $2.42 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.27. Capital One Financial Corporation had a net margin of 13.34% and a return on equity of 8.25%. The business had revenue of $6.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.81 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.03 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Capital One Financial Corporation will post 7.94 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.86%. Capital One Financial Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 22.44%.

About Capital One Financial Corporation

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF)

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