Vident Investment Advisory LLC lifted its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 7.8% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 31,352 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,274 shares during the period. Vident Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $3,122,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of COF. Davis Selected Advisers increased its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 43.7% in the 3rd quarter. Davis Selected Advisers now owns 11,581,237 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $980,149,000 after purchasing an additional 3,519,332 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 118.7% in the 4th quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 4,156,429 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $413,897,000 after purchasing an additional 2,255,496 shares in the last quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. increased its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 1,256.0% in the 4th quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 1,851,401 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $153,533,000 after purchasing an additional 1,714,867 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 49,032.3% in the 4th quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 1,479,866 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $147,365,000 after purchasing an additional 1,476,854 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its stake in shares of Capital One Financial by 229.4% in the 3rd quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P. now owns 1,647,291 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $139,460,000 after purchasing an additional 1,147,191 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.06% of the company’s stock.

Capital One Financial stock opened at $99.36 on Monday. Capital One Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $76.05 and a 1-year high of $106.50. The company has a market cap of $48,317.49, a PE ratio of 28.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.89 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.23.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.62 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.85 by ($0.23). Capital One Financial had a net margin of 6.89% and a return on equity of 8.36%. The company had revenue of $7 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.12 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.45 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Capital One Financial Corp. will post 9.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Capital One Financial declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Tuesday, December 26th that allows the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in shares. This repurchase authorization allows the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 12th were issued a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 9th. Capital One Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 46.38%.

In other Capital One Financial news, insider Yajnik Sanjiv sold 156,278 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.00, for a total transaction of $15,627,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 199,216 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,921,600. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Bradford H. Warner sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.46, for a total transaction of $298,380.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 53,085 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,279,834.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 792,155 shares of company stock valued at $82,019,984 in the last three months. Insiders own 1.73% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Compass Point raised shares of Capital One Financial from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $99.52 to $122.00 in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capital One Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $111.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, December 26th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $110.00 target price on shares of Capital One Financial in a report on Wednesday, January 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.00.

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Capital One Financial 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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